Picture of neon light reading 'Open'

Discover open research at Strathprints as part of International Open Access Week!

23-29 October 2017 is International Open Access Week. The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of Open Access research outputs, all produced by University of Strathclyde researchers.

Explore recent world leading Open Access research content this Open Access Week from across Strathclyde's many research active faculties: Engineering, Science, Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences and Strathclyde Business School.

Explore all Strathclyde Open Access research outputs...

Multi agency working

Connelly, Graham (2013) Multi agency working. In: Scottish Education. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 840-849. ISBN 9780748645824

[img]
Preview
PDF (Multi Agency Working Connelly SE4)
Multi_Agency_Working_Connelly_SE4_Final.pdf - Accepted Author Manuscript

Download (457kB) | Preview

Abstract

The theme of this chapter is 'joined-up' working, the concept of professionals collaborating to provide effective services for the most vulnerable children and their families. It considers the professional imperatives for collaboration between agencies and the barriers which present significant challenges to action. The chapter begins with an outline of the policy context. This is followed by a discussion of multi-agency working in the school context and the implications for practice in the more specific context of children and young people who are 'looked after' by local authorities.