Improving Concentration: A Professional Resource for Assessing and Improving Concentration and Performance (1st New edition)

Improving Concentration: A Professional Resource for Assessing and Improving Concentration and Performance (1st New edition)

By: Roy Bailey (author)Paperback

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Improving Concentration has been designed to help individuals improve their concentration skills. It is aimed primarily at those taking on a training role in relation to the individual concerned. However, it can also be used by the individuals themselves as a self-help resource. This resource will help trainers to convey to their students: an understanding of concentration how concentration works for them how to improve their concentration skills how to manage concentration in relation to their performance. This Psychological skills training resource is arranged in a format that is both easy to use and clear to follow. The activities can be used with both individual students and groups Part 1 'The knowledge base' outlines theoretical perspectives on concentration and describes the Bailey / Brown model of concentration. Part 2 'Pathways to improving concentration' explains and describes how the Bailey / Brown model of concentration can be used as a guide to raising awareness, understanding, monitoring and evaluating interventions aimed at improving concentration in people. Part 3 'The activities' in this resource can be used singly or combined as part of a structured intervention to improve an individual's concentration skills.

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About Author

Elvie Brown is a Chartered Educational Psychologist, registered with the British Psychological Society and the Health Professions Council. She is also a member of the Association of Educational Psychologists. She graduated from Exeter University with an MEd in Educational Psychology in 1984 and following this began working for Somerset County Council as an Educational Psychologist. Since leaving the Local Authority, she has built up a private practice as an Educational Psychologist. Alongside individual parental referrals she provides a consultancy service and training to many schools. Over the years she has trained teachers, schools and business organisations on a range of topics including all aspects of SEN and a range of management and personal development topics. Dr Roy Bailey is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a member of the Society of Expert Witnesses. Dr Roy Bailey has written many papers and books on Counselling, Stress and Coping. He is the author of books/manuals/and software resources on psychological stress, relaxation, counselling, confidence, anger management, and neuro-linguistic programming. His publications have been translated into Arabic, Hebrew, Indonesian, Swedish, Czech, Mandarin, Polish and Russian.

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780863889103
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780863889103
  • weight: 582
  • ISBN10: 0863889107
  • edition: 1st New edition

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