Working in Partnerships

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the term ‘partnership as it is used in social work and social care
  • Outline the benefits of working in partnership
  • Explain why partnership is integral to good practice
  • Identify the main skills needed to work in partnership
  • vExplain how partnership can address some of the criticms made of social work methods
  • Identify some of the tensions and dilemmas posed by the partnership approach
  • Carry out an evaluation of partnership working