Working with Children Young People and Families

Author: Billie Oliver
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857254221
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is essential reading for anyone studying and working in the new integrated children's services. The Children's Workforce Development Strategy sets out the basic skills and knowledge needed by people whose work brings them into regular contact with children, young people and their families. Built around this Common Core of Skills and Knowledge and packed with case studies and reflective exercises, this book helps students and practitioners understand the theory behind these issues and develop strategies for embedding them within their own practice.

Effective Communication and Engagement with Children and Young People their Families and Carers

Author: Ally Dunhill
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857252151
Format: PDF
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This book focuses on providing information and guidance for professionals involved in the newly emerging multi-agency, interdisciplinary children's workforce. It does so by helping them to understand the theory behind the issues relating to communication and engagement in multi-agency settings for children and families. The book is of use to both students and those already working in the sector who are undertaking professional development to enhance understanding and skills in the new children's workforce environment.

Integrated Working with Children and Young People

Author: Nadia Edmond
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857027824
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This interdisciplinary core textbook looks at learning and development from birth to 19 years, and provides an accessible introduction to the common areas of study across the many roles supporting learning and development. There is coverage of common themes and issues, and theory is closely integrated with practice throughout. Chapters cover: physical development, cognitive development, social and emotional development, professionalism, leadership, quality and effectiveness, working with families, safeguarding and promoting well-being, transitions, and equality and inclusion. Reflection points, workplace activities and professional development planners are all included, and these challenge readers and students to critically engage with theory in their own practice.

The Short Guide to Working with Children and Young People

Author: Liesl Conradie
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447300238
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Childhood and youth have become increasingly important topics across a range of disciplines, professions, and studies, and The Short Guide to Working with Children and Young People is an accessible introduction to the main concepts and policies surrounding them. Surveying the key theoretical perspectives of child and youth studies, it prepares readers with new ways of thinking about working with children and young people. Clear, concise, and accessible, it allows students to make more informed choices about their career pathways.

Children s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Author: Mary Kellett
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137327103
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Working with Children Young People and Families

Author: Helen Davies
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1848609892
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written from a unique interprofessional perspective, this book is an essential introduction to working with children, young people and families. It covers policy, practice and theory, exploring key themes and developments, including: - poverty and disadvantage - ethical practice - child development - education - child protection - children and young people's rights - doing research. The book introduces students to a range of theoretical perspectives, links the key themes to the existing and emerging policy and practice context and supports students in engaging with and evaluating the central debates. With case studies, reflective questions and sources of further reading, this is an ideal text for students taking courses in childhood studies, working with children, young people and families, interprofessional children's services, early years, youth work and social work.

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.

Integrated Care in Action

Author: Robin Miller
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784501425
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Integration is now a key expectation within the delivery of health and social care services in the UK and internationally. However, it still remains difficult to achieve and sustain in practice. Based on learning from successful, and unsuccessful, integrated care initiatives, this book is an invaluable guide for those responsible for leading, managing and delivering integrated care across health, social care and housing. Written by an experienced team of researchers who have studied, led and supported integrated care for many years Integrated Care in Practice draws on latest evidence, innovative practice and helpful theory. It provides insights into the common pitfalls that such initiatives can encounter and demonstrates positive approaches to anticipating and responding to such challenges. Throughout, real-case examples are provided, and concepts and models are connected with the realities of day-to-day life for those working within these services. Integrated care is a goal to aspire to - this book helps to explain how we can turn this goal into practical action and positive outcomes.

Special Needs Early Years

Author: Kate Wall
Publisher: Paul Chapman Educational Publishing
ISBN: 9781412929493
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides practitioners, students, and parents with current examples of good practice and updated information on interagency issues and working with parents.