Working in Multi-professional Contexts

1st Edition

A Practical Guide for Professionals in Children′s Services

John M Davis; Mary Smith
eISBN-13: 9781446290507

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Making links between different professional roles, policies and practices, this book equips readers swith the skills, knowledge and understanding that managers, practitioners and students require to work in integrated multiprofessional settings. It draws on case studies to consider the dilemmas, challenges and complexities common within workplaces.



Chapters cover:


- roles, policies and practices in integrated services


- quality assessment in a multiprofessional context


- evaluating and developing children and family services


- participation and engagement in integrated family centres


- contemporary leadership and management in multiprofessional teams


- innovative multiprofessional learning


- creative multiprofessional environments.



Each chapter incorporates activities to support professional development. Six chapters analyse: multi-professional case studies on inclusive education; joint assessment and family support; leadership in integrated children′s services (education, health and social services); participatory one-stop family centre design; and mentoring in the childcare/early years sector.




ISBNs 9780857021731, 9780857021724, 9781446290507, 1446290506
Language English
Number of Pages 216
Edition 1st