(0) items

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care Strategies for Lifelong Learning



Pub. Date:
List Price: $55.45

Rent Textbook



Only three copies
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

Buy New Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.


We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $46.88

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 4/1/2013.

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.


This new edition of the basic resource has been substantially restructured and updated to reflect the very latest CPD requirements and includes several new chapters. It reviews current policy on CPD and discusses the theoretical basis for maintaining competence and for adult learning, whilst providing practical guidance on how to develop a strategy for professional and career development, and on portfolio preparation that shows evidence of professional updating and CPD.

Author Biography

Auldeen Alsop is Professor of Occupational Therapy at Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta, Canada.

Table of Contents

Preface vi

Acknowledgements ix

1 Lifelong learning and continuing professional development 1

2 Regulation of allied health and social care professionals 12

3 The professional portfolio 22

4 The process of continuing professional development 34

5 Learning to learn 47

6 Learning with others 58

7 Learning in the workplace 68

8 Scholarly activity and research for the practitioner 84

9 Learning to write and writing to learn 101

10 Career development 114

11 CPD and career development for academics 125

12 Leadership and professional development 136

13 Learning strategies and CPD for support workers 146

14 Learning for leisure and pleasure 153


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...