Beginning to Understand Every Child Matters

In the chapter ‘Beginning to Understand Every Child Matters’, Richard Barker looks at the background to the Every Child Matters agenda, and the range of initiatives and developments that are contained within it and relate to it. Key developments are introduced and described to set the overall context for subsequent chapters.

Topics covered include the background to Every Child Matters, the integrated qualifications framework, the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) and Lead Professionals, Children’s Trusts, the role of  Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs), the NSF for Children, and the National Children’s Plan.

The chapter is a useful short yet detailed overview for professionals and students in education or training who are wanting information about the development and  main features of ECM and children’s services

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