Report that aims not to establish one perfect model, but to identify the common strengths and barriers encountered by practitioners in local approaches to parental substance use. It focuses on both alcohol and drugs, as the emphasis is on children
and local practice rather than the differences between individual substances.
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.
Designed to guide health professionals through the national information resources available to support effective communication with parents and improve maternal and child health outcomes.
It covers pre-conception, pregnancy, infancy, toddler and the pre-school period up to the age of 5 years. It also signposts to related services and resources to support parents and carers.
Guide that outlines some suggestions to help parents limit the risk of their child having negative experiences online and understand what action can be taken if they do.
This guide also suggests some resources that will help children get the most out of the Internet at home and in the community. It presents some case studies of actual experiences people with learning disabilities and autism have had online and learning points that can be taken from these experiences.
The brieﬁng aims to give people who provide and use social care services an overview of research evidence by describing what it tells us about:
• how social workers make decisions about whether or not to return looked-after children to their birth parent/s
• effective approaches to deciding which children are likely to beneﬁt from return home, and to helping parents and children when they do
• predictors of stability and positive wellbeing following return home.
Evaluation of the Triple P parenting program.
Briefing paper which provides an overview on the latest updates to NHS Health Scotland publications for parents and professionals within the area of early years and childcare.
Up-to-date information on new resources and details of how to order and request translations and alternative formats is provided.
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.
A resource for professionals providing antenatal education and support to fathers.
Publications page of Parenting across Scotland, which contains research on the importance of early years, and effective approaches to parenting and family support.