TITLE

THE DANGERS OF INFORMATION SHARING

AUTHOR(S)
Munro, Eileen
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Social Policy Journal of New Zealand;Jul2007, Issue 31, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Both the New Zealand and British governments want to improve children's welfare and are seeking ways of improving preventative and early intervention services. This article critiques the policy being implemented in England with a particular focus on the role given to professionals collecting and sharing information about families as a means of screening children and deciding which ones to target. It is argued that this policy undermines parents and overestimates professionals' ability to predict future outcomes.
ACCESSION #
26399807

 

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