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Children's Services
Working Together





ISBN 9781408237250
Published January 5, 2012 by Routledge
416 Pages

 
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Book Description

Children’s Services: Working Together brings together contributions from a number of authors in the field. The book covers policy, theory, research and practice relevant to students and professionals working with children in a wide range of roles. The emphasis on working collaboratively with other professionals, where appropriate, and the holistic approach to children make this a valuable resource to anyone working with children today.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Part 1: CHILDREN’S SERVIC ES
2. Children’s Help-seeking and Views of Services
3. Children’s Commissioners: Representing Children’s Interests and Views
4. Integrating Children’s Services
5. Getting it Right for Children: Promoting Effective Change  
6. European Developments in Professional Practice with Vulnerable Children
7. Youth Justice: Policy and Practice

Part 2: COMMUNITY AND PARTICIPATION
8. Centre-based Services in the Early Years
9. Children, Social Networks and Social Support
10. The Police, the Community and Multi-Agency Work with Children and Young People
11. Teachers Working with the Community and Other Professionals: Full Service and Extended Schools
12. Taking Forward Children's and Young People’s Participation in Decision-making
13. Children’s Representation  
14. Taking Children’s Citizenship Seriously

Part 3:  EVIDENCE AND THEORY FOR PRACTICE WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
15. Understanding Different Kinds of Family in Context
16. Protective and Risk Factors in Child Health
17. Infant Mental Health
18. Attachment and Loss in Childhood and Beyond
19. Accentuating the Positive: Resilience and Desistance Approaches to Children’s Needs and Behaviour
20. Working Together at Transition to Adulthood: Services for Young People with Learning Disabilities

Part 4:  WORKING TOGETHER
21. Interprofessional and Inter-agency Cooperation: The Rough and the Smooth
22.Changing Children’s Services: A Social Capital Analysis
23. Working Together for Better Learning
24.  Collaborating to Improve the Health of Looked-after Children.
25. Issues in Interprofessional Education
26. Working Together in Children’s Services: Constants and Changes

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