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