Interactive web resource for parents and children on early years development, including playing, reading and talking.
Document which sets out a national framework for child protection learning and development in Scotland.
Paper aimed at all professionals who may, during the course of their work, provide advice to parents and carers in relation to maternal and infant nutrition. It aims to highlight the key updates which were made to six universal resources produced by NHS Health Scotland during routine reviews in 2012.
Guidance to facilitate the implementation of an effective 27-30 month review for all children in Scotland. It is primarily aimed at front line health staff involved in delivery of the review, in particular Public Health Nurses - Health Visitors (PHN-HVs), and their managers.
It is also of wider interest to general practitioners and colleagues involved in early learning and childcare and the wider care and support of young children.
Guidance that aims to define how the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children aged under 5 years can be supported through home visiting, childcare and early education.
The recommendations cover:
- strategy, commissioning and review
- identifying vulnerable children and assessing their needs
- ante- and postnatal home visiting for vulnerable children and their families
- early education and childcare
- delivering services
Overview of research evidence that has been commissioned in response to the Family Justice Review recommendation for consistent training and development for family justice professionals, including a greater emphasis on child development. It aims to bring together key research evidence to facilitate understanding among professionals working in the family justice system in areas relating to:
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.
List of resources and organisations to support a project to support health improvement and reduce inequalities in North Ayrshire.
This project has a focus on early years and reflects the needs of communities using an asset-based approach. The project is working with people living and working in the Ardrossan Central and Castlepark areas to map community assets, identify local issues and develop solution-focused, community-based initiatives.
Presentations from Infant Mental Health conference held in March 2012 in Irvine, Ayrshire.
It includes an introduction to infant mental health for professionals working with, or on behalf of, children and families in any capacity.
Evidence review that identifies the most important outcomes children’s centres should be striving for in order to give all children positive early-years experiences.
It draws together the best academic evidence, the views of practitioners and parents, and the work that government continues to take forward around the early years. It recognises the value of many of the existing national and local frameworks.