Assessment task – CYP Core 3.6 Working together for the benefit of children and young people Multi-agency and integrated working is one of the developments in the field of caring for children and young people. To make this model of working effective you need to increase your knowledge of this area. You have a new member of staff in your organisation and your manager has asked you to be responsible for the part of their induction which deals with multi-agency and integrated working.
Task links to learning outcome 1, assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6. Prepare handouts that:
explain the importance of multi-agency working and integrated working
analyse how integrated working practices and multi-agency working in partnership deliver better outcomes for children and young people
describe the functions of external agencies with whom your work setting or service interacts
explain common barriers to integrated working and multi-agency working and how these can be overcome
explain how and why referrals are made between agencies
explain the assessment frameworks that are used in own UK Home Nation.
Useful Websites for referrals and CAF
http://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/section-5-procedures.html http://www.childrensworkforcematters.org.uk/workforce-matters/common-assessment-framework/ http://www.lancashirechildrenstrust.org.uk/resources/?siteid=6274&pageid=40180 http://panlancashirescb.proceduresonline.com/chapters/p_com_assess_frame.html http://panlancashirescb.proceduresonline.com/pdfs/lancs_maarf_referral_form.pdf http://www.blackpoollscb.org.uk/contents/documents/Assessment%20and%20Planning%20Framework%20Single%20Assessement.pdf
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