Building better connections: interagency work and the Connexions service

Coles, B., Britton, L. and Hicks, L. (2004) Building better connections: interagency work and the Connexions service. Policy Press in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Bristol. ISBN 1861346867

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An investigation of the effectiveness of inter-agency working in services for young people with complex needs. This study examines the interagency strategies developed by Connexions Partnerships and the impact they have on young people facing acute and complex needs. Drawing on case studies in three contrasting areas and interviews with stakeholders, Connexions staff and young people themselves, the findings:
Assess different approaches to partnership development;
Examine interagency work in depth;
Look at the impact on young people's daily lives;
Analyse key issues, such as referral, assessment, advocacy and information sharing;
Draw out the implications for policy and practice.

Keywords:services for young people, interagency working, Connexions
Subjects:L Social studies > L530 Youth Work
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:18618
Deposited On:13 Sep 2015 18:43

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