Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People

Working together for the benefit of children and young people

1.2 Analyse how integrated working practices and multi agency working in partnership deliver better outcomes for children and young people.
Integrated working practices and multi agency working in partnership help deliver better outcomes for young people because vital information is communicated and shared between the two to make sure all information needed is gathered in the appropriate way. Through communication information is exchanged and then the information is used to give to help young people any problems or queries they seek.

1.4 Explain common barriers to integrated working and multi agency working and how these can be overcome.
Common barriers include the form of communication and the time of communication between both integrated and multi agencies. i.e if an incident happened and it is out of working hours, sometimes it would be beneficial for the social worker to know as sooner than later and due to the out of working hours that will not be possible until following day. Lack of detailed information exchanged can become a barrier for helping young people due to the factor of staff on either side not knowing full details of a matter because they have just come on to takeover a shift from the previous day.

1.5 Explain how and why referrals are made between agencies.
Referrals are made between agencies by different media, telephone and through email. These referrals are made because the carer or the institution caring for the young person have identified a need for the child and looking for agencies that can provide and meet the needs for the child due to the factor of them not being able to provide services to meet their needs no longer.

3.3a Analyse the potential tension between maintaining confidentiality with the need to disclose information: · where abuse of a child or young person is suspected
Whistle blowing procedure helps the procedure of suspicion of abused young...