toolkit

Outcomes Star™

What is it? The Outcomes Star™ is a unique suite of tools for supporting and measuring change when working with people.

Who is it for? It is a sector-wide tool that can be used for different client groups. There are 15 versions of the Outcomes Star™ carefully adapted for different client groups and services, including older people, mental health, families, work and others.

GIRFEC: Wellbeing Web

What is it? The Wellbeing Web has been developed by practitioners in Angus and is intended to be an interactive and engaging process to measure outcomes. This tool is based on an affirmative coaching model focusing on people’s potential rather than their problems. It is used to support and assist growth and change. For more information about the development of the Wellbeing Web, see the case study Measuring outcomes in Angus on the IRISS website.

Talking Points: housing support

What is it? Developed by Key Community Support, this tool's primary focus is on an existing service the provider has been commissioned to provide. However, the scope of conversation is determined by what the individual says is important to them and their quality of life.

Who is it for? Suitable for work with adult service users and their carers.

National risk framework to support the assessment of children and young people

Guidance that aims to support and assist practitioners at all levels in every agency, to be able to approach the task of risk identification, assessment, analysis and management with more confidence and competence.

It seeks to provide tools that, if used, support methodical and systematic approaches to not only better understanding risk and its presentation with children and families, but also enhance interventions and potential outcomes.

Find a parenting programme

Section of the Department for Education website for parents and commissioners looking for parenting programmes and interventions. The programmes have all been independently evaluated using an evidence-based approach to show that they work. Assessments were carried out prior to 1st April 2012.

Getting it Right for Play: a toolkit to assess and improve local play opportunities

Toolkit for all those interested in evaluating and improving local outdoor play opportunities and experiences for children and young people in Scotland. It shows how to use four tools to collect and analyse sufficient information to measure against eight indicators.

All together now: a toolkit on co-production for disabled people and their organisations

Toolkit which explains what co-production is and gives some tips on how to make it successful.

It is designed for disabled people and their organisations who want to start working in co-production with service providers like local authorities, NHS Boards and others.

Governance toolkit : children's centres and extended schools

There is a need to set up governance arrangements for both children’s centres and extended schools in order to ensure public accountability. This toolkit is published by Children's Trust Partnership, Hertfordshire.

Inclusion development programme toolkit

A Tool-kit to support schools in exploring - reflecting upon and delivering the Inclusion Development Programme. Toolkit includes resources about speech, language and communication needs, dyslexia, autism and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Toolkit published by Staffordshire County Council.