This research report presents findings from a qualitative study specifically designed to explore the effects of benefit sanctions on lone parents' employment decisions and moves into employment. Forty lone parents who had been referred for a sanction following non-attendance at a Work Focused Interview (WFI) were interviewed in depth. Focus groups were also carried out with Jobcentre Plus staff.
This resource is a review of Interprofessional education for qualifying social work.
Document bringing together three examples of user involvement in systematic reviews with the purpose of informing the development of SCIE's systematic review guidelines.
Summary of practitioner research study looking at how far substance misusing parents changed their lifestyle on learning they were going to have a child.
Report of a practitioner research study looking at how far substance misusing parents changed their lifestyle on learning they were going to have a child.
This evaluation report summarises the responses to Ofsted’s consultation on the proposals for maintained school inspections from September 2009.
Paper looking at the challenges facing professionals in health and social care in dealing with service users with dual diagnosis, the co-existence of substance misuse and mental health problems.
This report uses data from the first four waves of the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) to explore health inequalities in the early years.
The measures explored include health outcomes and risk factors for poor health spanning the time from the early stages of pregnancy until just before the children’s fourth birthday.
Report making the case for life skills training taking a central role in the provision of support and services for people at risk of social exclusion if these services are to be properly effective. It discusses the correct definition of life skills and presents a case study of a project for homeless people which has incorporated life skills development into its services.
Report presenting the findings and conclusions of a research project which set out to identify and demonstrate the use of data sources which would inform the development of inequalities-sensitive children's services planning processes.