Assessment Task 2
Task 2 is a formal academic essay on multi-agency working- this will be worth 60% of your final module grade. You will need to explore the history and development of multi-agency working, considering the perceived positives and negatives of working in this way, from the perspectives of children, families and professionals. Consider how a family (chosen from the case studies provided) can be supported by professionals working in a multi-agency way.
Your written essay must include:
An introduction to the essay highlighting the objectives of the assignment. Information about the development of the Multi-Professional Approach (including a discussion on the definition)
An overview of the processes used in the Multi-Professional Approach
A discussion of the key benefits to children, parents and professionals
A discussion of the key challenges when implementing the Multi-Professional Approach
An exploration of how a child and their family (chosen from the case studies provided) could be supported by professionals working in a multi-agency way, including the processes this would entail and identification of the people responsible for them.
This essay will need to be presented in formal academic style, and will therefore require an introduction, conclusion, reference list and in-text citations. It will need to be presented in third person, and be within 10% of the required word count- 3,000 words.
The deadline for this assignment is:Tuesday 2nd May 2017 at 2.59pm GMT and submission will be via turnitin.
Learning Outcomes addressed: 2,4,5,7
The case studies are available here
For those who are unsure about referencing the case study, we will be following the Harvard citation style for a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) which is as follows:
Author or tutor (Year of publication) `Title of item` Module code: module title. Available at: URL of VLE (Accessed: date)
Arnold, L. (2017) Case Study 1. ED4012: Children With Additional Needs and Children`s Health. Available at: (Accessed: )
The marking rubric is available here
Please do include a Self-Report form with your submission- available here (This does not count as part of the word count, but ensures you have reflected on your submission and reviewed your past feedback)
Video guidance is available here: