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Leading for Health and Wellbeing

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July 2012 | 224 pages | Learning Matters

Building on the core competences for public health, this book focuses on key areas of leadership and collaborative working to improve health and wellbeing. Aimed at those undertaking graduate courses in public health and health promotion, it looks at leading and managing teams and individuals, building alliances, developing capacity and capability, working in partnership with other practitioners and agencies, and using the media effectively to improve health and wellbeing. Case studies, activities and research summaries are used throughout the book to help the reader to understand how to apply the theory to practice.

Key Features:

  • Addresses a national core area of competence for public health
  • Practice based application
  • Packed with activities and case studies
  • Clearly links to the public health leadership competences

Vicki Taylor
Introduction
Vicki Taylor
Leadership: What Is It?
Vicki Taylor
Leadership as a Social Process
Vicki Taylor
Working in and with Organisations
Steve Whiteman and Vicki Taylor
Leading Strategic Partnerships
Vicki Taylor
Skills for Leading
Susie Sykes
Leading Communities Collaboratively
John Harvey and Rhonda Ware
Leading at a Local Level
Vicki Taylor and Vivien Martin
Leading and Managing Projects
Vicki Taylor
Leading and Managing Change

Good for post graduates.

Dr Sally Robinson
Department of Health Wellbeing and the Family, Canterbury Christ Church University
May 24, 2012

Useful for students depending on their area of interest

Mrs Nicola Meek
Social Work, Merthyr Tydfil College
May 23, 2012
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