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Effective Communication and Engagement with Children and Young People, their Families and Carers

Effective Communication and Engagement with Children and Young People, their Families and Carers

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Interprofessional Working

July 2009 | 136 pages | Learning Matters
This book focuses on providing information and guidance for professionals involved in the newly emerging multi-agency, interdisciplinary children's workforce. It does so by helping them to understand the theory behind the issues relating to communication and engagement in multi-agency settings for children and families. The book is of use to both students and those already working in the sector who are undertaking professional development to enhance understanding and skills in the new children's workforce environment.
Communication: The historical and current social policy context
What is communication? The process of transferring information
Listen to me ... Please
Children’s voices: Working with children and young people with additional needs
Engaging with children, young people, their families and carers at home and in other settings
Communicating with children, young people and families in healthcare contexts
Communicating with children: The legal dimensions

This Book gives a clear overview of communication and the skills needed in a changing society. It reflects upon social changes and how communication within society has changed. It enables students to gain an understanding of the importance of effective communication and supports their knowledge for good practice.

Miss Michelle Bramley
School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University
July 6, 2018

Provides a full insight ito the historical background of social policy and provides a detailed account of core communication skills

Mrs Anna-Marie Gillman
Health, Education and Social Sciences, Doncaster University Centre
February 5, 2015

A good book which will be recommended for one module.

Mr Liam Ward
Humanities, education and Social Science, Doncaster University Centre
May 23, 2014

A really good basic text which allows students to explore the importance of communication in supporting CYP. MY students found this a really easy text to use!

Mrs Laura Cochrane
Health and Care, Middlesbrough College
April 9, 2014

A subject that is sometimes hard to get across to learners, this book will be invaluable in helping their understanding and I will be recommending it is carried in the learning centre

Mrs Sue Kinsella
Child Studies, York College
June 18, 2013

For level 4 and 5, gives some good practical underpinnings for practice.

Ms Jodie Low
Applied Social and Community Studies, Derby University
March 13, 2013

Takes a helpful approach to drawing together the historical basis and then exploring commication in this context

Mrs Ruth McGrath
other, University of Teesside
October 11, 2012

great text

Ms Melanie Feek
Community and Youth, College of St Mark and St John
June 19, 2012

was not really relevant to the 2 modules I teach but I may well use if for the 12~13 students as I am teaching other modules

Mrs Heather Langridge
Education, Blackburn College
February 17, 2012

Alison Dunhill

Born in Scotland, Ally spent half of her adult life working in Europe. She has over 15 years experience in early year’s education and care. Her experience ranges from 0-4 years in the private sector, 5- 18 years in mainstream schools and 16 – 65 years in further and higher education. She is now programme leader for BA (Hons) Children’s Inter-professional Studies at the University of Hull. More About Author

Barbara Elliott

Barbara Elliott trained as a nurse and health visitor and worked as a sick children’s nurse before commencing a career in higher education. She teaches on a range of nursing programmes as well as the new Children’s Inter-professional Studies degree at University of Hull. More About Author

Angela Shaw

Angela Shaw; After a long career in education as a teacher, youth and community worker, lecturer in FE and HE, Angela is now Programme Director in the Institute for Learning at the University of Hull. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781844452651