A conceptual review of interprofessional expertise in child safeguarding.

  title={A conceptual review of interprofessional expertise in child safeguarding.},
  author={Rick Hood and Judy Gillespie and Jonathon Davies},
  journal={Journal of interprofessional care},
  volume={30 4},
It is increasingly accepted that practitioners across a range of professional fields must work together in order to promote children's welfare and protect them from harm. However, it has also become apparent that interprofessional working is a challenging area of practice that cannot simply be prescribed through protocols and procedures, nor acquired as a set of technical competences. This article develops the concept of interprofessional expertise in order to explain how practitioners become… CONTINUE READING

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