training

Protecting children: a shared responsibility

For children to be effectively protected it is essential that everyone accepts responsibility for the welfare of children. For this to be effective within education, it means that everyone must be aware of child protection arrangements, alert to the needs of children and clear about their own contributions to the system.

Safe from bullying in further education colleges

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might occur in FE colleges and the steps which can be taken to both prevent bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

Children's hearing system in Scotland training resource manual (1st Revised Edition)

Manual published by the Scottish Government for the training of Children's Panel members. It provides information about the system, the relevant legislation and good practice, and is intended to widen the understanding of panel members about children's circumstances and enable them to make sound, well-informed decisions.

The Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance newsletter September 2004

The Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA) promotes, supports and defends the principles and practice of independent advocacy across Scotland. This newsletter provides an update on the progress of the SIAA. Points of interest include information about independent advocacy and working with the legal profession; general hospital care for people with learning disabilities; training information; leaflets about health rights, and details of a report into access to banking services by people with learning disabilities.

The police and mental health (Briefing 36)

Paper examining the performance of the police in England in dealing with people with mental health problems who come into contact with them and concluding that police officers need more and better training in mental health issues.

It's my story : helping care experienced young people to give effective media interviews (SCIE guide 26)

Resource created for workers working with young people to help them make the most of contact with the media, local and national, when talking about their experiences in care.

Managing change in criminal justice social work (Towards effective practice, paper 3)

Paper intended to help service managers facilitate the process of managing change. It provides a short summary of the evidence relating to different approaches to managing change and indicates where managers can find further information.

Jordan Institute for Families

Website of the Jordan Institute for Families, an organisation which brings together researchers, organisations, communities and families to facilitate research, the training of practitioners and collaboration with policy makers and legislators. The site contains information on all the Institute's activities such as its projects and programmes.

Teenage parents next steps: guidance for local authorities and primary care trusts

Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for tackling the issues which teenage parents encounter and what measures it expects local authorities and primary care trusts to have in place to improve outcomes for teenage parents and their children.

Multi-agency inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire

Report detailing the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.