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Generations Working Together

Organisation that provides information, delivers support and encourages involvement to benefit all of Scotland’s generations, by working, learning, volunteering and living together.

Young Digital

Web resource for anyone with an interest in using digital media for research, consultation or participation activities with children and young people.

It contains information and advice about:

  • the technical aspects of using digital media in research with children
  • some of the methods that are available
  • ethical issues and how to deal with them
  • analysis and dissemination with digital media
  • involving young people as co-producers.

Scottish Union of Supported Employment: case studies

Case studies from SUSE members, and winners of the 2011 Scottish Business Diversity Awards.

Raising Children Network

Website for Australian mothers, fathers, grandparents and anyone else who has responsibility for the care of children. It aims to meet the information needs of a wide range of users, including those who are just curious, those who are looking for assistance with particular problems or issues, and the users who want to explore the science behind modern thinking on the care of children.

Social welfare at the British Library

Website which provides research publications on the topic of social welfare policy, including information on children and families; older adults; people with disabilities; minority groups; community development and regeneration; welfare benefits; employment, education, health, housing and social services; and offenders and the criminal justice service.

Child sexual exploitation

Web resource that defines child sexual exploitation and sets out key guidance, research and practice. It also provides information on identification of children or young people who are being sexually exploited.

I.ROC Individual Recovery Outcomes Counter

What is it? An outcomes measurement tool created by Penumbra in order to measure the recovery journey of people who use its services.

Who is the tool for?  To be used within the field of mental health. The tool has been developed to facilitate the personalisation of services and improve the wellbeing of people who use Penumbra's services.

Improving outcomes for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse (CYPEDA)

What is it? This is a monitoring and evaluation framework that was devised to support Women's Aid groups and Children's Services planners to monitor, evaluate, and report on the services funded by the Children's Services Women's Aid Fund on a six month basis. 

Who is it for? Women's Aid group/children's service.

Format of recording: Questionnaire

Subscription: Free

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.