This book is essential reading for anyone studying and working in the new integrated children's services. The Children's Workforce Development Strategy sets out the basic skills and knowledge needed by people whose work brings them into regular contact with children, young people and their families. Built around this Common Core of Skills and Knowledge and packed with case studies and reflective exercises, this book helps students and practitioners understand the theory behind these issues and develop strategies for embedding them within their own practice.
An Introduction to Integrated Working and the Children’s Workforce
Constructions of Childhood, Youth and Families
The Developing Child and Young Person
Safeguarding Children and Young People
Living and Working in a Diverse World
The Children’s Workforce: New Roles and Career Opportunities