Q 3.1 Recognise circumstances where a multi- agency team should be built around a child or young person
Q 3.2 Analyse factors that influence the involvement of family members in a team built around a child or young person
Be able to build a multi-agency team around a child or young person
Circumstances where a multi-agency team should be built around a child or young person: e.g. early intervention; high risk; concerns raised; signs of abuse or neglect
Factors that influence the involvement of family members in a team built around a child or young person: e.g. capacity and commitment of family members; legal constraints; travel considerations; risk management issues etc.
Agree with others the task, role and boundaries of the team: others e.g. family members; workers from other agencies or organisations; advocates; independent visitors
The parameters of the team’s work: e.g. objectives; actions plans; roles and responsibilities; arrangements for communication, decision making and measuring progress
Influence the team to secure effective arrangements for practice: must be: focused on the needs of the child or young person; appropriate to the nature and purpose of the task; likely to be effective in establishing and maintaining relationships; respectful of confidentiality while balancing risks of sharing or not sharing information