Facts with Feelings: Social Workers’ Experiences of Sharing Information Across Team and Agency Borders to Safeguard Children.

Authors: Amanda Lees
Format: Article

Summary: Reports on findings from a case study of information sharing across team and agency borders, carried out in three children and family social work teams within one local authority in England. Considers how information sharing is understood and experienced by front-line child and family social work practitioners including the tasks, processes and technologies involved. Looks at the barriers and facilitators experienced in relation to information sharing including sharing emotional complexities, and considers how practitioners may be better supported in their information sharing practice.

Journal: Child and family social work (Vol.22, Iss.2), May 2017, pp 892-903
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