Documents the Reach model which has been developed by Railway Children to provide services for young people before, during and after episodes of running away. The concept of the Reach model was developed from previous research funded by Railway Children that evidenced a lack of support for young people who run away from home or care.
Factsheet that discussses the issue that adults and young people with learning and communication difficulties are over represented in prisons and the secure estate.
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.
Describes what is required of professionals undertaking assessments with young people who offend.
Report that explores the social impacts of the undersupply of housing on young people. Through quantitative and qualitative research, it was found that, although it is still a strong aspiration – with 88 per cent of young people aged 18–30 wanting to own their own home in 10 years’ time – homeownership is thought to be unattainable for a majority. Fifty-one per cent of those currently renting thought that they would not be able to own in the next 10 years.
Strategic review of learning provision for children and young people with complex additional support needs.
The report is structured in two parts. This first part highlights the key messages and the second part details the main findings and recommendations. Case studies demonstrate that getting the right help at the right time in the right place does make a real difference to the lives of children and young people with complex additional support needs and their families.
Students in further and higher education are entitled to reasonable adjustments to their course and institution if they have a disability. This leaflet provides information about adjustments that can work for students with mental health problems. Leaflet published by Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) in March 2012.
Framework to help address the key challenges in measuring impact on the lives of young people – strengthening and creating greater awareness of the evidence base and leading to greater coherence in language.
Report that outlines views on the complaints process in the youth justice system, from the perspectives and capturing the experiences of children in that system.
It builds on the previous work of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and User Voice in this field.