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families, children and young people
The Troubled Families programme is about change - for families and for services, and this report is an aid for that change. It is a tool to help local authorities and their partners, who have asked for guidance on how best to work with troubled families, and for the evidence about family intervention to be brought together in one place.
The report looks at academic evidence, local evaluations of practice, what practitioners have told us works in their services and what families tell us makes this work different and successful for them.
The Children and Young People Bill will be introduced to Parliament in 2013 and will set out fundamental reforms to the way services for children and young people are designed, delivered and reviewed.
The Scottish Government conducted a large-scale series of national engagement events to discuss the proposals for reforms with a wide range of stakeholders. In addition, it published a consultation document on 4 July 2012 which invited views on key areas of proposed reform: children’s rights; early learning and childcare; getting it right for every child; and the care system.
Paper that is an overview of an analysis of the Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Client Access Strategies (Access Strategies) in Australia, a requirement of service providers funded by the Family Support Program (FSP).
Organisations were asked to document and implement the steps they would take to improve service accessibility and responsiveness for vulnerable and disadvantaged families, including Indigenous families.
List of publications related to Healthier Wealthier Children.
Case studies of how Healthier Wealthier Children has been able to assists families struggling with money worries in difficult circumstances. The case studies have been provided from North, East, South East and South West Glasgow, Inverclyde and Renfrewshire. They exemplify the work being undertaken by Healthier Wealthier Children across NHSGGC.
Pack that provides a wide range of robust evidence sources that have informed the development of the Families in the Foundation Years policy statement. It will be useful for local commissioners of services for children and families in the foundation years.
In recent years, significant national attention has been devoted to the more systematic identification and application of effective evidence-based services for families with additional needs.
Whilst recognising the importance of effective services, this briefing paper argues that having effective local systems to identify families who would benefit from additional support and to coordinate support from a range of agencies is at least as important.
A series of eight practice briefings that have been written to help practitioners and managers put 'Getting it right for every child' into practice in their agencies.
Website that supports resources and information for evidence-informed practice working with children and families.