Improving Inter-Professional Collaborations
Multi-Agency Working for Children's Wellbeing
Normal Price: $68.99
Your Price: $62.09 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.10 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Improving Inter-Professional Collaborations by Anne Edwards
Book Description** Shortlisted for the NASEN Special Educational Needs Academic Book Award 2009 ** Inter-professional collaborations are invaluable relationships which can prevent the social exclusion of children and young people and are now a common feature of welfare policies worldwide. Drawing on a four year study of the skills and understanding required of practitioners in order to establish the most effective interagency collaborations, this comprehensive text * Gives examples from practitioners developing inter-professional practices allow readers to reflect on their relevance for their own work * Emphasises what needs to be learnt for responsive inter-professional work and how that learning can be promoted * Examines how professional and organisational learning are intertwined * Suggests how organisations can provide conditions to support the enhanced forms of professional practices revealed in the study * Reveals the professional motives driving the practices as well as how they are founded and sustained Full of ideas to help shape collaborative inter-professional practice this book shows that specialist expertise is distributed across local networks. The reader is encouraged to develop the capacity to recognise the expertise of others and to negotiate theor work with others. This book is essential reading for practitioners in education and educational psychology or social work, and offers crucial insights for local strategists and those involved in professional development work. The book also has a great deal to offer researchers working in the area of cultural historical activity theory (CHAT). The four year study was framed by CHAT and offers a well-worked example of how CHAT can be used to reveal sense-making in new practices and the organizational implications of enhanced professional decision-making. As well as being important contributors to the developing CHAT field, the five authors have worked in the area of social exclusion and professional learning for several years and have brought inter-disciplinary strengths to this account of inter-professional work.
Buy Improving Inter-Professional Collaborations book by Anne Edwards from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415468701
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anne Edwards
Working Relationally in and Across Practices, Hardback (January 2017)
This book shows ideas from cross-professional collaborators that offer resources for professional and research practices.
Streisand, Paperback (February 2016)» View all books by Anne Edwards
Streisand: It Only Happens Once is not only much more than the story of the world's greatest living performer, how she got there and why she remains at the top after three decades, it is also, in Anne Edward's sure hands, a compelling chronicle of a woman's fight to validate her appearance, her talent, and her right to love and be loved.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Improving Inter-Professional Collaborations book by Anne Edwards and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Anne Edwards
Anne Edwards is Professor of Educational Studies and Director of Research at Oxford University. Harry Daniels is Professor of Education at the University of Bath. Tony Gallagher is Professor of Education at Queen's University, Belfast. Jane Leadbetter and Paul Warmington are Senior Lecturers in the School of Education at the University of Birmingham.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.