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2024/25 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1411 Working With Others in Children's Services

20 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: Samantha Shaw

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2024/25

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This module will examine the role of practitioners in multiagency working in children's services and gain an understanding of the models used in practice.


-Apply theoretically informed values and principles of working with children and families
-Analyse the context of information sharing from both a structural and legal perspective and consider how this impacts on practice
-Evaluate the impact of contemporary policy on multiagency working
-Reflect upon human and organisational factors and how they enable or hinder collaborative practice

Learning outcomes
1.Apply established principles to multiagency working
2. Identify limitations of professional roles and when to include specialists in supporting children and families
3 Use correct terminology when communicating about multiagency working across children's services
4. Reflect on your own behaviour in successful Multiagency working


Values and principles of working with children and families
Policy and legal aspect of working together
Restorative practice
Reflective practice
Team around the child
Family group conferencing
Barrier and challenges
'The right conversation at the right time'

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Independent online learning hours83.00
Private study hours100.00
Total Contact hours17.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

There will be ongoing monitoring of student progress throughout the module via student engagement in seminars and tutorials. There will also be staged academic tutorials to monitor progress. Access to tutors is also available via tutorials and e-mail.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2,500 words50.00
Presentation15 min Group presentation (2,500 word equivalent).50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 29/04/2024 16:16:09


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