Integrated Children s Centres

Author: Carole Beaty
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136938397
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Integrated Children’s Centres looks at the way in which the Children’s Centre development has built upon research and experience of initiatives such as the HeadStart programme in America and the SureStart programme.

The Integrated Children s System

Author: Hedy Cleaver
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846428210
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The Integrated Children's System (ICS) was developed to support effective practice with children and families and improve decision making and planning for children in need. This book outlines what the ICS is and how it works, and assesses the effectiveness of a number of pilot studies, offering guidance for others using and implementing the system, which is being rolled out nationally. Part of the Government's long term programme to improve outcomes and life chances for children, the system provides a more structured and systematic approach by integrating the processes of working with children in need from the point of first contact through to the final review. The Integrated Children's System is vital reading for policymakers, social care managers, social care practitioners and those responsible for implementing the system.

Children s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Author: Mary Kellett
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113732709X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Launching Palgrave's new Interagency Working in Health and Social Care series, this book provides one of the first reflective assessments of the Every Child Matters legacy of New Labour. Woven through with the voice of the child, it examines the new landscape of children's services, in bothprinciple and practice.

Developing Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children s Services

Author: Nick Frost
Publisher: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Education OUP
ISBN: 9780335263967
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This popular and bestselling book provides an important practical resource for all professionals engaged with planning, implementing and evaluating multi-professional teamwork and practice in children's services. This new third edition builds on the success of earlier editions, retaining its classic chapters of enduring value while incorporating some fresh new content. Four new chapters - chosen to highlight and consider contemporary new developments in the field - explore safeguarding children; the challenges of information shÅ new integrated approaches to SEN; and multi-agency responses to child sexual exploitation. Combining theoretical perspectives, research evidence from the 'real world' of children's services, and reflections on policy and practice, this new edition retains its popular approach and is fully updated to reflect the numerous changes to policy, practice, and research. The book: *Exemplifies what multi-professional 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 multi-professional practice more effective Featuring helpful guidance, theoretical frameworks and evidence-based insights into practice, this book is a key resource for students studying on a wide range of courses related to children and families, as well as qualified social workers, teachers, support workers in children's centres, family support workers, health workers, and managers of a range of children and youth services.

Integrated Children s Services

Author: John B. Davis
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1849207305
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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 book encourages the reader 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 in any aspect of children’s services, this book will ensure professionals work together successfully to the benefit of all.

Changing Children s Services

Author: Pam Foley
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447313798
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This attractive textbook critically examines the potential for closer 'working together', its effectiveness and its impact on children, parents and children's services as a whole.

Children s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Author: Mary Kellett
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113732709X
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Launching Palgrave's new Interagency Working in Health and Social Care series, this book provides one of the first reflective assessments of the Every Child Matters legacy of New Labour. Woven through with the voice of the child, it examines the new landscape of children's services, in bothprinciple and practice.

Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schools

Author: Pat Hughes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135264694
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schools takes an expert and informative look at the integrated children’s services agenda in practice in today’s primary schools. Examining the ways in which an increasing number of different professionals help to improve children’s life chances, the author examines the roles of those employed directly by the schools themselves, for instance Learning Mentors, HLTAs and Teaching Assistants, and those employed by health/social and other agencies, such as school nurses, Educational social workers, study support workers, school attendance workers and Educational Psychologists. Through an exploration of how each individual helps break down barriers to children’s learning, this book: examines the growth and development of the children’s workforce provides a broad and integrated view of the wider school network explores the roles of individuals within the school workforce makes links to Every Child Matters and Extended Schools initiatives provides evidences of breaking down barriers, through interviews and studies with those working at the heart of integrated schools presents an analysis of recent statistics relating to children’s lives gives practical advice for good practice throughout. An essential text for all those working in education and in training to become part of this wider school network, this book takes into account the findings of the recent Primary Reviews, government data and original research to fully explain how to build, maintain and successfully work with today’s primary children. It is an excellent text for Foundation Degree students as well as those studying Education Studies and those training to be teachers.

Integrating Children s Services

Author: Clive Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781898531807
Format: PDF
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It is undoubtedly true that integrating children's services should bring tremendous benefits to children, their families and carers. The question is how to achieve successful integration. This book is a practical guide to the complex and challenging task. It is based on a series of OPM cross-sector management learning networks on integrating children's services, combined with what the authors have learned from their consultancy and research work. consequences: improved outcomes for children, young people and their families should be the guiding principle for service integration; outcomes are produced through the combined efforts of children, their families and communities and those of service providers; organisations should rethink their mainstream and specialist services so that they link not only with one another but also with children, their families and communities, who are co-producers of outcomes; rethinking and integrating services will require changes in the way organisations are governed and managed; and children and their families should be directly involved in the new governance and management arrangements. integration as well as practical exercises to try out.