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Supporting Inclusive Working (ECC): Multi-agency working (SIL203)


Below are your reading lists as specified by teaching staff.
Clicking the book title will search the East Coast College library catalogue for print copies.  If there is a computer icon Ebook icon next to the title, clicking this will take you to the ebook link via Discovery.

Don't forget that you can use Discovery to search for additional ebooks and journal articles which will be relevant to this module.

Essential Reading

Department for Education (2014) Working together to safeguard children: a guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Available at:

Recommended Reading

Connelly, G. (2013) 'Multi agency working', In Bryce and Humes (2013) Scottish Education. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Available at:

Department for Education and Skills (2005) Every child matters: aims and outcomes. Available at:

Article: Jacques, J. (2011) 'Safeguarding vulnerable adults', Student BMJ, 19.

Article: Lumsden, E. (2014) 'Changing landscapes in safeguarding babies and young children in England', Early Child Development and Care, 184 (9-10), pp.1347-1363.

Article: Salmon, G. and Rapport, F. (2005) 'Multi agency voices: a thematics analysis of multiagency working practices within the setting of child and adolescent mental health', Journal of Interprofessional Care, 19 (5), pp.429-443.

Article: Stevens, E. (2013) 'Safeguarding vulnerable adults: exploring the challenge to best practice across multi-agency settings', The Journal of Adult Protection, 15 (2), pp.85-95.

Article: Thompson, K. (2013) 'Multi-agency information practices in children's services: the metaphorical 'jigsaw' and professionals quest for a 'full' picture', Child and Family Social Work, 18 (2), pp.189-197.

Tomlinson, K. (2003) Effective interagency working: a review of the literature and examples from practice. Available at:

Library Catalogue

Use this link to search the East Coast College library catalogue for print books in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

Further Reading

Foulds, L. (2016) 'A reflection on safeguarding in practice', British Journal of Nursing, 25 (17), pp.S28-S30.

Pearce, J.J. (2014) ''What's going on' to safeguard children and young people from child sexual exploitation: a review of local safeguarding children boards' work to protect children from sexual exploitation', Child Abuse Review, 23 (3), pp.159-170.

Peckover, S. and Trotter, F. (2015) 'Keeping the focus on children: the challenges of safeguarding children affected by domestic abuse', Health and Social Care in the Community, 23 (4), pp.399-407.

Phair, L. and Heath, H. (2012) 'Safeguarding vulnerable older people in hospital', Nursing Standard, 27 (4), pp.50-56.

Reece, A. (2010) 'Leading the change from adult protection to safeguarding adults: more than just semantics', The Journal of Adult Protection, 12 (3), pp.30-34.

'Safeguarding adults and the law' (2014) The Journal of Adult Protection, 16(1) pp.60-61.