Working with Children Young People and Families

Author: Billie Oliver
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857254221
Format: PDF, 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, Mobi
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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.

Working with Children Young People and Families

Author: Helen Davies
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1848609892
Format: PDF
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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.

Integrated Working with Children and Young People

Author: Nadia Edmond
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857027824
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Children s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Author: Mary Kellett
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137327103
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 and Families

Author: Robert Adams
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230344348
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Across 30 chapters, a team of experienced teachers and practitioners introduce the fundamental professional issues concerning children, young people and their families in the 21st century. 'Working with Children and Families' explores the diverse contexts in which children develop, and the policies and practices that directly affect them – essential knowledge for effective practice. Offering a multidisciplinary approach, this inclusive text gives a broad range of perspectives to support the study of children and childhood. Take a look inside to discover more about: ■ Key policies and agendas: introduces the policies, agendas and government guidance that serve as the foundation of children's services ■ Contemporary issues: tackles complex topics such as antidiscriminatory and ethical practice, child protection and safeguarding ■ Reflective practice: offers reflective activities throughout to help you engage, understand and apply knowledge in practice ■ Diversity: helps you understand the variety of backgrounds and experiences children may have – from sociological, psychological, educational and cultural perspectives ■ Integrative working: focuses holistically on the child, rather than on specific professional approaches, offering insight into important themes in all areas of work with children. This text offers a broad basis from which to launch into any area of work or study involving children, including early years, social work, education, social policy, nursing, sociology and childhood studies. It is great introductory reading for foundation and undergraduate degree level students.

Integrated Children s Services

Author: John M Davis
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243152
Format: PDF, ePub
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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 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.

Integrating Children s Services

Author: Clive Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781898531807
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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.

Children s Perspectives on Integrated Services

Author: Mary Kellett
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137327103
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.

Early Years Work Based Learning

Author: Penny Farrelly
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781844456161
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book supports students on foundation degrees and degrees in Early Years and Early Childhood Studies that have a work-based element. An essential introduction to becoming a professional in the sector, it begins by looking at work-based learning and goes on to cover study, research skills and essential subject knowledge. It includes activities to help students increase their confidence and get the most out of their course. Essential information on Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) considers the current scene and the future of the sector.