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Briefing paper presenting the results of secondary data analysis of a series of large British birth cohort studies to illustrate time trends in the emotional and behavioural problems of young people.
Annual report of MAPPA for the assessment and management of the risk posed by certain sexual and violent offenders in the Fife and Forth Valley area.
This document contains eight case examples focusing on different aspects of information sharing. These eight case examples support the cross-Government guidance document Information Sharing: Practitioners’ Guide by illustrating for practitioners the practical application of the guidance. The case examples cover a range of situations of relevance to everyone who work with children and young people, whether they are employed or volunteers, working in the public, private or voluntary sectors.
Third of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture gives an overview of how drug and alcohol use has been regulated and controlled throughout history around the world. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website.
This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.
Summary of the assessment of the Search Institute's framework of Developmental Assets carried out in selected Scottish schools using the survey instrument Search Institute Profiles of Student Life : Attitudes and Behaviors.
This report is based on a research study carried out by The Children's Society in the West Midlands during 2007. Charities in the West Midlands have become increasingly concerned about destitution amongst children. The British Red Cross destitution clinic in the West Midlands identified an increasing number of babies, children and young people coming through the project, mainly with their parents.
The Department of Health, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Home Office have worked together to produce this practice guidance. The guidance is issued as part of the Home Office led Action for Justice programme, which said that good practice guidance on the provision of therapy prior to trial for vulnerable or intimidated adult witnesses would be issued.
Report presenting the findings of a study which carried out a systematic review of the published review literature on the harms and benefits of alcohol consumption for children and young people. The quality of the evidence found is assessed as is its relevance to the UK population. Gaps in the research are also identified.
This short training scenario was originally used in the context of introductory child protection training. It gives brief information from which participants are asked to identify what they are concerned about and what they would do next. A school is concerned about the behaviour of a disabled child.
Scottish Government evaluation of how Parenting Orders have been used by local authorities and Community Health Partnerships.
The Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 introduced Parenting Orders as part of a three-year pilot scheme. Parenting Orders introduced, for the first time, the potential for compulsory measures over parents and were designed to support those who refused to engage with voluntary support services to improve their parenting where this was considered seriously deficient.