Integrated Children's Services

by John Emmeus Davis

Integrated Children's Services Synopsis

Working together with fellow professionals across different sectors of children's services is central to good practice for all those who work with children and young people. This book looks at how children's services can work together more effectively; by taking an approach that is grounded in research, the book engages critically with both the benefits and the pitfalls of integrated working. The importance of relationships, roles, responsibilities and strategic planning is discussed, and chapters cover: - what integrated working looks like in practice - how early years services work - ethnicity - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) - disability and integrated working. The book encourages readers to reflect on their own background and how this influences their view of specific children, families and fellow professionals, as well as their own practice. Suitable for all those working with children and young people from birth to 19 years in any aspect of children's services, this book will ensure professionals work together successfully to the benefit of all.

Integrated Children's Services Press Reviews

This is an accessible and clearly written no-nonsense guide to integrated working across children's services. -- Tim Gill 'This is a book that actively encourages the reader to reflect on their background and how this influences their view of individual children, families and fellow professionals. It is an ideal read for those working with children and young people from birth to 19 years old in any aspect of children's services' - Early Years Educator

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849207317
Publication date: 18th March 2011
Author: John Emmeus Davis
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Pre-school & kindergarten,

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