Each contributor provides an overview of their specialist area before outlining the findings from the study and its implications for developing Children's Services. These areas include:
- Special Needs
- Maternity Services
- Domestic Violence
- Buildings and Spaces.
The chapters set out the practical lessons learned from these areas for practitioners, professionals and policy makers in the field of children's services, as well as those involved in the setting up of Children's Centres and reform of multi-agency children's services.
The book will be relevant to undergraduate students on Childhood Studies Degrees, Early Years Professional Foundation Degrees students, postgraduate students on National Qualification for Managers of Children's Centres and Masters related to Integrated Children's Services. It is also for those with an interest in anti-poverty intervention programmes for young children and their families around the world.