Cyp 3.6/Cu1523 – Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People

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CYP 3.6/CU1523 – Working together for the benefit of children and young people

1.1 Explain the importance of multi agency working and integrated working -------------------------------------------------
As an early years setting I have a responsibility to help the children in my care achieve the 5 outcomes of the UK Governments Every Child Matters (ECM) – Be Healthy, Stay Safe, Enjoy & Achieve, Make a positive contribution and Achieve economic well-being. Whilst we as practitioners do everything we can to achieve this it is important that we contact and utilise other professionals if needed to help us achieve these outcomes. This is where multi-agency and integrated working comes in. By working together with different sectors, professionals and agencies we can help improve the outcomes for children in their development and learning, which is a requirement of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

1.2 Analyse how integrated working practices and multi agency working in partnership deliver better outcomes for children and young people -------------------------------------------------
Although I have never personally had to contact multi agency’s for the children in my setting it is very important to deliver better outcomes for children this is done through early identification, intervention and observing/assessment of development stages. Outcomes are also better for the children if practitioners work together for example if a child attends two settings , the child may find this unsettling and make them confused it could be an idea for the two setting to share information but also take in to account the permission from parents / carers and how important confidentiality is.

1.3 Describe the functions of external agencies with whom your work setting or service interacts

There are many external agencies available to early year’s settings. As I said in 1.2 I’ve never really had to deal with outside agencies however below are some of the agencies my...
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