Early childhood studies) Multi-agency working is more problematic than policy makers think (Discuss)
Critical knowledge and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the members of a multi-professional team.
Knowledge of Every Child Mattersand government policy on multi-agency working.
Analysis of the key skills and management skills required for multi-agency teams to be effective.
Identification of the strengths and potential difficulties associated with multi-professional working.
I would like the writer to use –
Working together for children A critical introduction to multi-agency working. Gary Walker
The team around the child. Multi-agency working in early years. By Siraj-Blatchford, Karen Clarke & Martin Needham. 2008
Working together in childrens services. Damien Fitzgerald and Janet Kay.
Hochstadt NJ and Harwicke NK (1985) How effective is the multidisciplinary approach? A follow up study Child Abuse and Neglect 9 (3)
Percy-Smith J (2005) What works in strategic partnership working for children. Ilford: Barnardos
Pugh P (2001) Contemporary Issues in the Early Years. London. Paul Chapman