A-Z of Transitions (Professional Keywords 1st ed. 2016)

A-Z of Transitions (Professional Keywords 1st ed. 2016)

By: Divya Jindal-Snape (author)Paperback

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Looking for a comprehensive one-stop resource on transitions across the life course? Then look no further. This concise reference book unpacks the far-reaching topic of transitions, delivered in an accessible A-Z format that allows the reader quick and easy access to information relevant to whichever stage in the life course they are concerned with. Providing an examination of each multidimensional transition, the book also brings a strong focus to the role of practitioners in preparing individuals for, and supporting them through, the transition process - whether it be a normative life transition, such as starting school, or something unexpected and distressing, like the sudden death of a loved one. With explicit 'Implications for Practice' points, a wealth of guidance on further reading and comprehensive cross-referencing throughout, the book is an essential resource for students and practitioners exploring the subject area from a vast array of disciplines - from social work and nursing to teaching, counselling and beyond.

About Author

Divya Jindal-Snape is Professor of Education, Inclusion and Life Transitions in the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Dundee, UK. She is also Director of the Transformative Change: Educational and Life Transitions (TCELT) Research Centre.


A ABCs (Affect, Behaviour and Cognition) of acculturation .- Additional Support Needs (ASN) .- Ageing .- Agency .- Attachment .- Adaptation (see ABCs of acculturation in the context of pedagogical and cultural adaptation) .- Autonomy (see Self-determination Theory).- B Belonging (see Group Identification) .- Bereavement .- Border Crossing .- Big Fish Little Pond Effect (BFLPE).- C Case studies .- Collaboration .- Communication (see Collaboration, Parental Participation, Transition Partnerships, Voice) .- Conceptualisation (see Transition, Educational Transition, Life Transition, Border crossing, Rite of Passage, Multiple and Multi-dimensional Transitions, Educational and Life Transitions) .- Continuity .- Coping skills (see Resilience) .- Creative approaches .- Cultural adaptation (see ABCs (Affective, Behaviour and Cognitive) of acculturation) .- Culture shock (see ABCs (Affective, Behaviour and Cognitive) of acculturation).- D Diagnosis (see Health transitions) .- Dip in Attainment.- E Ecological Systems Theory .- Educational Transitions .- Educational and Life Transitions (ELT) model.- Emotional intelligence .- Employment transitions .- Expectancy-Value-Cost Theory .- Expectations and Reality- F Familiarisation .- Friendships.- G Games based approaches .- Group identification .- Groupwork- H Health Transitions .- Holistic approach (see MMT; ELT) .- Horror stories (see Expectations and Gaps) .- Home-Nursery/Day Care Transitions .- Hospitalisation (see Health transitions).- I Identity .- Induction .- Information packs (see Familiarisation) .- Information sharing (see Collaboration) .- Interactionist approach (see Readiness) .- International students' transitions to higher education .- Interrupted education (see Hospitalisation).- J Job coach (see Employment)- K Key worker (see Special Educational Need, Transition meetings).- L Language used .- Life Transitions .- Life Course Theory.- Longitudinal studies.- M Migration (International transitions) of children .- Maturational approach (see Readiness) .- Motivation (see Dip in attainment, Expectancy-Value-Cost Theory, Self-determination) .- Multiple and Multi-dimensional Transitions (MMT) Theory- N Nicholson's Theory of Work Role Transitions .- Nursery Primary School Transitions.- O Offending and reintegration .- Ongoing process .- One-off event (see Ongoing process) .- Opportunities for secure attachment (see Attachment)- P Parental Involvement/Parental Participation .- Pedagogical adaptation (see ABCs (Affective, Behaviour and Cognitive) of acculturation) .- Person-centred Planning .- Portfolios (see Virtual backpack) .- Post-school Transitions .- Primary to Secondary School Transitions.- R Readiness .- Relationships .- Retirement (see Employment) .- Resilience .- Risk .- Rites of Passage.- S Self-determination Theory .- Self-esteem .- Social Network Analysis .- Special educational needs .- Stage-Environment Fit theory .- Strategies (See Voice, Induction, Familiarisation, Parental Participation) .- Successful transitions .- Supported employment (see Employment).- T Transfer .- Transition .- Transition meetings (see Special Educational Needs) .- Transition partnership (see Collaboration) .- Transition plans (see Employment, Special Education Needs, Transition Planning and Preparation) .- Transition Planning and Preparation- V Virtual Backpack Approach .- Voice- W Wellbeing.- Bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137528261
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 242
  • ID: 9781137528261
  • ISBN10: 1137528265
  • edition: 1st ed. 2016

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