Pre-course reading handout for the STRADA one-day module, Substance Misuse in Pregnancy.
Research report commissioned by the DCSF to measure and track parents' and children's awareness, attitudes and reported behaviour across the various safety issues covered within the Staying Safe Action Plan and the Byron Review; inform further campaign development and priorities; and provide quantatative data for the DCSF to adequately measure progress of the collective communications efforts.
The experiences of young people contacting Childline about bullying in 2015/16. Report looking at the extent and types of bullying of children throughout the UK by presenting and interpreting statistical data gathered by ChildLine and highlighting the key issues surrounding bullying.
Report looking at the factors influencing the financial decisions of young people.
Study examining the level of parental involvement in middle childhood and concluding that children in middle childhood are more likely to have behaviour problems if they watch more than three hours of TV a day and have low parental involvement.
The Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) is a longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Funded by the Scottish Executive Education Department, its principal aim is to provide information to support policy-making, but it is also intended to be a broader resource that can be drawn on by academics, voluntary sector organisations and other interested parties.
In 2009, the Department for Children, Schools and Families commissioned GfK NOP to conduct research to investigate young people and alcohol. Specifically, the research was designed to better understand parents’ and young people’s attitudes and behaviour towards alcohol and alcohol consumption. The research was also designed to investigate how children’s behaviour may be influenced by their parent’s attitudes and behaviour towards alcohol.
A presentation on drug misuse by parents and its impact on child protection.
The Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) is a longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children. This document is one of a series that summarises key findings from the second sweep of the survey which was launched in April 2006. At the second sweep, interviews were successfully completed with 4,512 respondents from the birth cohort and 2,500 from the child cohort.
This report uses data from the Growing up in Scotland (GUS) study to explore the contribution of specific measures of advantage and disadvantage in relation to a number of specific health related behaviours for parent and child and, in doing so, seeks to identify the characteristics of more vulnerable and more resilient families. Findings are based on the first sweep of GUS, which involved interviews with the main carers of 5,217 children aged 0-1 years old and 2,859 children aged 2-3 years old, carried out between April 2005 and March 2006.