Multi-disciplinary working

Audience Children's workforce
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain the importance of multi-disciplinary working
  • showing how services organised in this way can deliver better outcomes for children and young people.
  • Describe the functions of external agencies with whom your work setting or service interacts.
  • Explain common barriers to integrated and multi-disciplinary working and how these can be overcome
  • Understand key principles in recording
  • sharing and storing information in multi-disciplinary team working
  • Identify key skills for communication between people working in multi-disciplinary networks
  • Describe appropriate communication methods for working effectively with professionals from different agencies and disciplines

Learning outcomes

  • Understand key issues in multi-disciplinary working
  • Develop skills in working as part of a multi-disciplinary network