Difficulties in working together; A relational approach to collaboration; Provision of help and helping relationships - Collaboration framework I; Primary collaboration; Secondary and participatory collaboration; Facework structures and the resource pool - Collaborative framwork II; Practitioners, carers and volunteers;.
Part II - Identity and boundaries:.
The importance of identity and role; Working-identity and collaboration; Working-Identity - The defended position; Professional and agency identity - The separatist position; Province, domain and facework functions: Collaborative framework III - Developing collaborative practice; Working together - Towards a collaborative ethos; Consequences of institutional anxiety:.
Part III - Organisations and contexts:.
The environment of collaborative care; The three collaborative frameworks.
* based on the authors' extensive practice experience
* illustrated with case studies throughout