About The Book

“Making Sense of Every Child Matters”  is the POLICY PRESS NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER that considers the implications for practice of the ‘Every Child Matters’ (ECM) agenda for working with children, analysing the key issues from the perspective of the different professions that make up the ‘new children’s workforce’.

  • Describes and analyses the Every Child Matters programme
  • Chapters give an overview of the history, current position, and main trends of the specific professions
  • Includes practice issues and case examples from health, education, social work, playwork, children’s centres, early years and interprofessional working.
  • considers the opportunities and challenges presented by the current agenda – see the ECM and the Coalition Government page of this site for details of the Coalition government and children’s services changes.

Selected Reviews:

  • a must-have for all those working with, planning for or studying the health and social care of children and their families” - Community Care,
  • one of the most useful and clearly written publications I have seenChildren and Young People Now.
  • This is an excellent guide and I would recommend it, not just to social work students and practitioners, but also to those working in any discipline with children and their families”Professional Social Work.

For details of changes to children’s services and Every Child Matters  since the formation of the  new Government in 2010 click on the new webpage “ECM and the Coalition Government”  listed above

For further information on the book, contact Richard Barker

To buy direct from the Policy Press got to: w.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781847420114

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