Transitions in the Early Years: Working with Children and Families (Hardback)
  • Transitions in the Early Years: Working with Children and Families (Hardback)

Transitions in the Early Years: Working with Children and Families (Hardback)

Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 14/12/2012
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Designed to facilitate professional development and critical reflection in the leadership of services for children and families, this book will enhance the understanding of readers from a range of disciplines and at varying levels of study. Packed with case studies depicting the experiences of children and their families in transition and exploring a wide range of scenarios, the chapters:

- explore transitions from a range of perspectives

- discuss the value of developing collaborative practice in deepening awareness of children's views and experiences

- look at examples of contemporary practice

- consider the ethics, policies and law relating to current issues

- enrich the reader's understanding of professional responsibility

Each chapter contains a chapter overview, a case study and suggestions for further reading. This book is relevant to all practitioners working with young children and their families and to all those studying early childhood.

Lyn Trodd is the Head of Multi-Professional Education at the University of Hertfordshire

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781446249772
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 mm

'Transitions in the Early Years will be of great interest to a wide audience. This book brings together theory and practice, with the case studies providing an insightful contribution from different perspectives, to understanding the impact of change in young children's lives'
-Jo Armistead, Assistant Lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University

'This book gives an unusual insight into the working lives of a wide range of professionals who interact with young children and their families. It will certainly help professionals to gain an insight into why other professionals make decisions and act in the ways in which they do' -- Early Years Update * Early Years Update *

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