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Working together to improve the continuum of services to children and families a report to the 54th Legislature from the Oversight Committee on children and Families by Andrea L. Merrill

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Published by Helena Legislative Council in Helena .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children -- Services for -- Montana.,
  • Child welfare -- Montana.,
  • Family services -- Montana.,
  • Family policy -- Montana.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Andrea L. Merrill.
ContributionsMontana. Legislature. Legislative Council., Montana. Legislature. Oversight Committee on Children and Families.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV699.3.M9 M47 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23361458M
LC Control Number95620821
OCLC/WorldCa31761111

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Working together to improve the continuum of services to children and families: a report to the 54th Legislature from the Oversight Committee on children and Families. by Andrea L Merrill,Montana. Legislature. Legislative Council,Montana. Legislature. Oversight Committee on Children and Families. Share your thoughts Complete your review. This book is rooted in the principle that every child and young person has a fundamental entitlement to equal educational opportunities. Human relationships are fundamental to educational and social development and increasing importance is being attached to cooperation and collaboration between schools and the community, and between the agencies that provide services for children and young .   About Working Together for Children. Working Together for Children provides an account of the systems and processes of multi-agency work with several groups of children and their families. The key philosophy of the book is that such work is inherently complex, and only by understanding and grappling with these complexities can prospective or practising professionals within children's services contribute really effectively to multi-agency working. His work has included all aspects of social work with children, young people and families: adoption and fostering; family support; child protection and safeguarding; residential child care; youth justice; therapeutic work; domestic violence and forced marriage.

Multiple agencies are encouraged to work together with individuals, families or communities in order to understand, and alleviate, a particular problem that is shared across their fields (Forbes.   Working Together for Children provides an account of the systems and processes of multi-agency work with several groups of children and their families. The key philosophy of the book is that such work is inherently complex, and only by understanding and grappling with these complexities can prospective or practising professionals within children's services contribute really effectively to multi-agency working/5(21). Early help services should be part of a continuum of support which enables practitioners to respond to the different levels of need children and families may experience (DfE, ). It's important that early help services are holistic, looking at the wider needs of the family and how to provide .   adult services; police officers; voluntary and community sector workers in contact with children and families; It applies to: local authorities; all schools.

Desired Results:In the center of the graphic is the desired result for early childhood systems, thriving children and families. Each planning group will want to bring further clarity and defi nition to that term refl ecting their own unique priorities. 2. Early Learning & Development Family Leadership . Building Agency/Community Partnerships Building Agency/Community Partnerships This section examines how agencies and community members can work together to monitor and improve child welfare agency services and outcomes for children and families involved with the child welfare system. What is Families First? Families First is the term used in Hertfordshire for services that work together to support families who need extra help. These are also known as early help services. We all experience difficulties at some point. Families First can help you find early help and information to prevent issues from getting worse. This Plan sets out the detail of how the new Partnership will work, as well as why and how the changes were made. At the heart of the arrangements is a commitment from all agencies to work together to keep children safe and to continuously improve and learn how to best do this. SummaryFile Size: 1MB.