Learning resource that has been produced to help students and practitioners of social care and social work make more effective and extensive use of research in their studies and in practice.
Website developed by Glasgow City Council, in conjunction with partners, to provide information, advice and guidance about local services and sources of help that can support you to maintain your lifestyle and independence.
Think tank and membership organisation with a mission to strengthen local democracy to put citizens in control of their own lives, communities and local services.
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.
An American national, nonprofit organisation that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policy makers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
Its mission is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers.
The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a preventative prgramme for first time teenage mothers and their babies. FNP is being tested in Scotland for the first time.
Second interim evaluation report which focuses on the late pregnancy and postpartum phases of the programme's implmentation.
Publications page of Parenting across Scotland, which contains research on the importance of early years, and effective approaches to parenting and family support.
An online resource for academics to share research papers.
A national collaborative research dissemination initiative, established by a consortium of universities (including the University of Bedfordshire) and developed by regional centres.
The consortium of universities has a proven track record in social work and social care research, as well as providing social work education at qualifying and post qualifying levels. These common interests provide a foundation to promote '‘knowledge-based practice” in social work and social care.
An information literacy skills website for postgraduate researchers (i.e. students completing their masters thesis, MPhil, EdD or PhD qualifications). This website offers a framework for: auditing your current skills; developing new skills and improving existing skills; and planning future information literacy skills development.