Developing Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children's Services by Angela AnningDeveloping Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children's Services by Angela Anning

Developing Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children's Services

byAngela Anning, David Cottrell, Nick Frost

Paperback | June 1, 2010

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This book is an important practical resource for all professionals engaged with planning, implementing and evaluating multi-professional teamwork and practice in children's services.

The first book to combine theoretical perspectives, research evidence from the 'real world' of children's services, and reflections on policy and practice in inter-agency services in England, this fully updated new edition retains its popular approach, while reflecting 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 effective

    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.

Angela Anning is Emeritus Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Leeds and for five years was a principal investigator on the National Evaluation of Sure Start team at Birkbeck College, London, UK. David Cottrell is Foundation Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Dean of Medicine at the University of Le...
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Title:Developing Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children's ServicesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 3.58 × 2.4 × 0.17 inPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335238114

ISBN - 13:9780335238118

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Table of Contents

Part one: Researching and understanding multi-professional teams working with children

Working in a multi-professional world
Researching multi-professional teams
Organizing and managing multi-professional teams

Part two: Working and learning in a multi-professional team

Multi-professional perspectives on childhood
Changing roles and responsibilities in multi-professional teams
Sharing knowledge in the multi-professional workplace

Part three: Planning, implementing and supporting multi-professional teams working with children

Making it work 1 - addressing key dilemmas
Making it work 2 - strategies for decision-making and service delivery
Taking multi-professional practice forward
Appendix: Multi-agency team checklist
Bibliography
Index