The Hearing Voices booklet is designed to help people understand and cope with their experiences. It offers a range of advice on how to deal with voices, from tips for relaxation such as meditation and breathing exercises, to advice on how to engage with and manage the voices. Hearing Voices was produced by The Hive, a SAMH service based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, based on consultation with people who attend the regular Hearing Voices support group. Registration for a publisher username and password is required, in order to view this guide.
Guide which is a supplement to a larger report, 'Backing the Future: why investing in children is good for us all', which is the culmination of a programme of research carried out by nef (the new economics foundation) and Action for Children.
This guide looks at how practitioners can use a co-production approach to service delivery.
Good practice guidance for police officers and social workers who are carrying out joint investigative interviews with child witnesses.
Document which is intended to provide useful insight to all maternity service staff as to how they might best encourage the involvement of fathers throughout pregnancy and childbirth, and into fatherhood and family life.
It is envisaged that this document will increase awareness of the importance of fathers being engaged in maternity care as well as assisting local maternity services in the development of their own local practices and guidelines.
Expectant fathers need to be included in all aspects of maternity care and be offered opportunities to discuss their feelings and any fears they may have. Positive involvement of fathers has the potential to decrease their fear and anxiety and increase their trust and respect as well as their partner’s.
This document provides guidance for how to involve fathers in maternity care.
Children's and families services guide 44. This guide is for all staff working with young people with mental health problems who need to move from one service to another that is, to make a 'transition'. In the guide you will find underlying principles, information about making services accessible and easy to use, transition planning and practice, working together, and performance management and monitoring: all key areas where improvements will make a real difference to the lives of young people, their families and carers.
The training, support and development (TSD) standards for foster care were developed by CWDC with input from a reference group including practitioners, foster carers, young people, Ofsted, the Fostering Network and BAAF. They were introduced in May 2007 and apply to all approved foster carers in England.
Series of anti-bullying materials that provide guidance and practical solutions on preventing and responding to incidents of bullying in schools.
It includes a brief overview document and and detailed guidance on five areas of bullying: bullying around race, religion and culture; bullying around special educational needs and disabilities; cyber bullying; homophobic bullying; and sexist, sexual and transphobic bullying.
The purpose of this guide is to support commissioners and providers of social care services to work effectively with refugees and asylum seekers. Guide published by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in June 2010. Review date is June 2013.
This guide shows how to develop inter-agency protocols to support families in which parents have additional needs related to physical and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health, drug and alcohol-related problems or serious illnesses. The guide is one of a series published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). SCIE guides are one-stop shops for social care practitioners, presenting key findings, current legislation and examples of what is working well to guide and inform practice. Guide published in August 2007.