Philip Segurola (Director, Specialist Children’s Services at Kent County Council) discusses how local authority partnerships have led to improved outcomes for children in Kent at a Coram-i seminar.
Key points discussed in the presentation were:
- The difficulties faced by small local authorities in adoption work;
- The possibilities and benefits of partnership working, as evidenced by the improved outcomes for children in Kent;
- The practical and administrative complexities of partnership working; and
- Conditions for success: the importance of understanding how to deal with complexity and challenging orthodox practice with innovative ideas.
Here is a recording of Philip’s presentation:
Download the full presentation below.