Inter Agency Working Case Study

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CU2938 – 2.1 The duty that a setting has to safeguard its children, staff, parents carers & support its community & regulators in their inspection processes is paramount, this means that recommendations within serious case reviews offer the opportunity to examine current practice, what's happening and how it happens, within the setting and externally with other organisations/agencies/service providers. Through this, practitioners can pass on information via their meeting agendas or promotion of their open door policy for raising concerns about practice or other, that anyone feels has the potential to contribute to or cause children's vulnerability. It helps everyone look at information and sharing it, storing it, transporting it,…show more content…
The purpose of a SCR is to; -- establish whether there are any lessons to be learnt from the case about inter-agency working. -- to clearly identify what these lessons are, how they will be acted upon and what is expected to change as a result. -- to improve inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children" CU2940 A partnership is an arrangement between two or more groups, organizations or individuals to work together to achieve common aims. The term is now widely used, and sometimes it’s applied to situations where one powerful organization is doing no more than consult with others, or where one organization is simply buying something off another. But these are not real partnerships in the true sense. If they were, then every time your team asked another team for some information or advice, or ordered a product/service, these interactions would be described as partnerships! So what distinguishes such interactions from a true partnership? Partnerships usually have the following characteristics … * All the parties involved have some sort of personal stake in the…show more content…
One of the easiest ways of finding partners is to join an existing partnership. There may be ideal partners at a local, regional, national or even international level who would greatly enhance the success of your operations. However, joining an existing partnership will only be possible if the issues the partnership is tackling are similar to yours or if the projects they’re planning are of benefit to your client group. If you’re attempting a radical new project or tackling issues that have not been addressed before, you may have to build your own partnerships from scratch. Before you begin looking for partners, it is essential that you have a specific idea of what you plan to do and what kind of help you may need to do it. For example, if you plan to start a project to get ex-offenders into work, you will need help from the local prison and local
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