Paper which provides evidence on the key challenges faced by families today as members attempt to manage work and care, and critically examines policy solutions and initiatives, offered by governments, employers and civil society actors to ensure work-family balance.
Report that examines the state of play as regards absent fathers and offers eight policy recommendations to strengthen parental responsibility.
Second edition of book that provides an update on the impact of parental problems, such as substance misuse, domestic violence, learning disability and mental illness, on children’s welfare.
Research, and in particular the biennial overview reports of serious case reviews (Brandon et al 2008; 2009; 2010), have continued to emphasise the importance of understanding and acting on concerns about children’s safety and welfare when living in households where these types of parental problems are present.
This learning activity is Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) e-learning resource, published in 2008. These elearning resources are freely available to all users and, through audio, video and interactive uses of technology, bring alive key aspects of poverty, parenting and social exclusion with particular reference to children and families.
Report designed to give an accessible overview of media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15. It also documents the views of parents/carers about their child’s media use, and the rules, tools and other ways that parents manage such use.
The document is based principally on findings from Ofcom’s media literacy tracker conducted in spring 2011. Where possible, within the sample of children aged 5-15 and their parents, demographic analysis is conducted by age of the child interviewed, by gender and by household socio-economic group.
Resource pack developed for the many different professionals and practitioners in the NHS, local authorities, and the voluntary and community sectors who lead and provide preparation for parenthood programmes and activities in their communities
The topic of this briefing is parents with physical or sensory impairments and ways of addressing any perceived barriers to their parenting. Report published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in February 2005.
Report that provides a snapshot of the experiences of parents of disabled children in order to highlight examples of good practice and identify possible areas of concern.
Findings do not cover a representative sample, so cannot reflect the progress of the short breaks programme as a whole, but provide real life examples of the way that impact can be made on the ground.
York Consulting was commissioned by Action for Children to undertake research to articulate how Action for Children professionals develop effective relationships with vulnerable parents and how this makes a difference for children and young people.
The focus of the research was to develop a skills framework that would define the key aspects of effective professional relationships and the competencies required to achieve them.
Interim report that evaluates the first year of implementation and aims to: capture learning about how to implement the 'Think child, think parent, think family' guide; and evaluate early indications of the impact of implementing the guidance in a local area.