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.
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.
Report detailing the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.
This response to the Children’s Safeguards Review by Roger Kent sets out the Government’s proposals for improving the quality of care for children who are looked after away from home.
This includes the recruitment, selection and vetting of residential child care staff; training of residential care staff; their registration and inspection; the inter-relationship with education child protection; support for children in boarding schools; investigation and monitoring of children in prison, refuges and helping young abusers.
Scottish Executive document laying down the standards expected of mental health officer services in the following areas, responsive services, referral, assessment and admission procedures, care planning and care management, interagency collaboration, equitable provision and anti-discriminatory practice, staff training and development and organisation and management.
This document provides a clear and concise overview of the Children's Hearings System including Children's Panels.
The guidance is aimed at parents, employers, children and families. Simple information is given about the process, those involved, training, and youth justice.
Document reporting the results of an inspection of services for people with learning disabilities in Ayrshire and making recommendations for improvements.
Document containing interim guidance intended to start the process of laying out nationally agreed minimum competency standards (knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes) needed by staff in order to deliver alcohol brief interventions.
A summary version of the research report identifying interventions that appeared to make the most differences in terms of both the educational experience and the educational outcomes of the looked after children and young people participating in the pilot projects. The report was produced by Strathclyde University and published by the Scottish Government.
Report of a research project which aimed to look at ways of reducing drug users' risk of overdose and recommend interventions to bring down the number of drug-related deaths in Scotland.