Developing Key Working

Written by Early SupportDate 15 Mar 2013

This report looks at the key working approach to working with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.

The aim of  key working is to ensure the provision of holistic care and support to meet the individual requirements and aspirations of the child, young person and their family. The governement-funded Early Support programme, which ran until 2015, provided a range of key working training and resources includoing these guide's on delivering key working in practice.

The guide summarises key evidence and consistent elements of a key working approach, including an analysis of the implications of key working that cuts across health, social care and education.