executive summary

Serious Case Review in respect of Child E: executive summary

Executive summary which brings together the findings from a serious case review and identifies the lessons learned from the case and the recommendations.

Serious case review in respect of Child A: executive summary

Executive summary which brings together the findings from a serious case review and to clearly identify the lessons learned from the case and the recommendations which have been made.

Children and gangs

Targeted study undertaken by Qa Research (Qa) on behalf of Children & Young People Now magazine.

The resulting report examines the experiences of young people who are gang-affiliated or who have witnessed street gang activity. The views of professionals who support young people associated with gangs are also presented.

Influence of family and friends on young people’s drinking

This Round-up examines family and friendship influences on young people’s drinking habits, in order to shed light on how the negative aspects of young people’s drinking culture in the UK might be changed.

The summary was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in January 2011.

Firm foundations: the future of housing in Scotland

In July 2007, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation hosted a seminar on the future of shared equity which was attended by a number of the key stakeholders in this area from a variety of sectors. This note provides a summary of the discussion held; as the event was held under Chatham House rules all comments are non-attributed. JRF submission to the Scottish Government's discussion paper on the future of housing in Scotland.

Drug testing in the workplace: Summary conclusions of the Independent Inquiry into Drug Testing at Work

The report of an independent Inquiry examining what role, if any, drug testing should play in the workplace. The Independent Inquiry into Drug Testing at Work - set up in 2002 - brought together a distinguished body of commissioners to examine the evidence relating to drug testing at work in the UK. Its establishment followed the rapid expansion of workplace drug testing in the United States and growing evidence that drug testing companies were expanding their operations in the UK.

Consultation on "Forced Marriage: a Civil Remedy?" Analysis of Responses RF 3/2009

This is a summary of the findings of a consultation on forced marriage, through which the Scottish Government sought views on whether civil legislation on forced marriage should be introduced in Scotland.

Developmental assets : a profile of your youth : executive summary

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.

Unit 2 befriending scheme : University of Stirling evaluation for Aberlour Child Care Trust : summary

Study evaluating a youth crime befriending scheme with particular reference to the processes involved in running the scheme and the effectiveness of its outcomes for young people.

National Parenting Development Project : University of Stirling evaluation for Aberlour Child Care Trust : summary

Study assessing the progress and effectiveness of the National Parenting Development Project which was set up to develop the range and quality of parent support services in Scotland.