Details the social work statistics on looked-after children, child protection, and secure care and close support accommodation for 2011-12.
Report based on the second in a series of annual reviews to gauge the scale of child neglect and monitor the effects of changes in national and local policy and practice.
Report that considers how well implementation of the recommendations of the review has progressed in the year since the review’s publication, and how the child protection landscape as a whole is changing. The overall conclusion of the report is that progress is moving in the right direction but that it needs to move faster. There are promising signs that some reforms are encouraging new ways of thinking and working and so improving services for children.
Guidance that aims to support and assist practitioners at all levels in every agency, to be able to approach the task of risk identification, assessment, analysis and management with more confidence and competence.
It seeks to provide tools that, if used, support methodical and systematic approaches to not only better understanding risk and its presentation with children and families, but also enhance interventions and potential outcomes.
This fact sheet 9 was published by the Youth Justice National Development Team at the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW). It provides information about New Technologies, Young People and Offending Behaviour.
This fact sheet 9 was published by the Youth Justice National Development Team at the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW). It provides information about section 67 (2) of the Children’s Hearings Scotland Act 2011. The grounds of referral to the Children’s Reporter are found under s67(2) of the new act. There are some similarities with the 1995 Act & 5 new grounds. The wording “close connection” is used throughout and this should be interpreted as a member of the same household or someone with significant contact with the child.
Growing Up in Scotland is a large-scale longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of several cohorts of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond.
This report provides a detailed insight into the first set of data collected from the study’s second birth cohort – representative of all children born in Scotland between 1st March 2010 and 28th February 2011 – around the time they were aged 10 months old.
What is it? Realist Evaluation provides ongoing information on “what works, for whom, and under which circumstances” thereby allowing for constant and consistent review and potential adaptation of a particular programme or intervention. As well as providing a platform for evidenced based practice, Realist Evaluation can substantially contribute to economic evaluation in the social welfare field, as outcome information and data can demonstrate the ongoing value of initiatives, and show the compensating decreases they are making in other public service e
Guidance on attending a children's hearing regarding young people at risk of secure accommodation.
Report that presents results from a systematic review of the literature on the role and impact of social capital on the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents.