Mentoring in Health, Social Care and Beyond: A Handbook for Practice, Training and Research

Drawing on the most current and relevant research, this landmark volume brings together the perspectives and experience of more than sixty leading practitioners and academics in a comprehensive yet practical guide to the past, present and future of Mentoring in Health, Social Care and Beyond. Organized in four key sections, the book explores the leadership needs, well-being and career progression of people working in these sectors and services through coverage of current models and research, approaches to leadership and training, practical applications, and future directions.

Chapters include consideration of the contemporary context, details of demonstration projects and interventions, key points and pitfalls for managers, trainers, mentors and mentees, practical examples and resources to set up new mentoring services, and current issues of relevance for mentoring – including spiritual and ecological issues and the mentoring needs linked to them. Practice pointers and opportunities for reflection throughout. A stellar cast of contributors includes Kathy Kram, Lisa Fain, Bob Garvey, Ann Rolfe, Angela Carter, Peter Hawkins, Nichola Ashby and Jonathan Passmore.

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