Developing Multi-Professional Teamwork for Integrated Children's Services: Research, Policy and Practice

By Angela Anning, David Cottrell, Nick Frost, Josephine Green, Mark Robinson
""This book tackles an important subject in a clear and accessible way. It is rooted in rigorous qualitative research, the methods of which are carefully described. It is also intensely practical."
Adoption & Fostering"

Multiprofessional practice in the delivery of services is a central government imperative in the UK and other countries. This book offers a practical resource to professionals charged with conceptualising, planning, implementing and evaluating multiprofessional practice in children's services. The book: Exemplifies what multiprofessional work looks like in practice Examines real dilemmas faced by professionals trying to make it work, and shows how these dilemmas can be resolved Considers lessons to be learnt, implications for practice and recommendations for making multiprofessional practice effective Discussion of dilemmas facing multiprofessional teams include organising and managing multi-professional teams, supporting professionals as they learn to adapt to new roles and responsibilities, and learning how to share professional knowledge and expertise.

Featuring useful guidance, theoretical frameworks and evidence-based insights into practice, this book is a key resource for students on courses studying early childhood and families, as well as social workers, teachers, support workers in children's centres, family support workers, health workers, and managers of a range of children and youth services.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Robinson belongs to the Business Intelligence Partner Advisory Council at Microsoft. He helps fine-tune early releases of Microsoft business intelligence products and works closely with SQL Server Reporting Services development.






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Publisher Open University Press
Publish date 09/03/2014
Pages 148
ISBN-13 9780335219780
Language English