joint working

Document from Victim Support in Scotland setting out in detail their strategy for putting the needs of victims and witnesses at the heart of the justice system and the actions and policies they will pursue to achieve this outcome.

Report of a study into Children and Young People's Plans in England undertaken to identify the ways in which these plans may realistically make a difference to the life chances of children and young people and to explore emerging practice and issues around these plans.

Good practice guide on supporting choice and decision making intended for all those involved in supporting adults using social care services in any setting in the public, independent or voluntary sectors.

Paper describing and explaining the Joint Improvement Team's (JIT) Connecting Partnership programme which involves identification of key objectives based on a joint action plan between the JIT and the participating Partnership, supporting shared learning and benchmarking opportunities.

This resource was produced by The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health which aims to improve the quality of life for people with severe mental health problems by enabling the development of excellent mental health services which are valued by users, carers and professionals. This briefing looks at using opportunities for inter-agency partnership in mental health.

Report looking into the role played by schools in promoting the emotional well-being of their pupils and measuring their performance against guidance given to schools by the Department of Education and Skills and the National Healthy Schools Standards.

Report of the significant case review carried out to investigate the particular circumstances surrounding the child protection issues and the role of the agencies involved following the death of Brandon Muir in Dundee. The document also contains the findings and recommendations of an independent review for chief officers which assessed all the information which came out of the Brandon Muir significant case review to help maintain public confidence in local child protection services.

Briefing paper focusing on the effectiveness of interventions in complex child protection cases. Effectiveness here is defined as the prevention of further maltreatment or significant impairment to the child's development.

Report aiming to raise the profile of housing within health and social care partnership agendas through providing practical examples of how services and agencies need to connect in order to deliver the services people need.

Report of a joint inspection which scrutinised arrangements for managing offenders whose past offending meant they might pose a serious threat of harm in the future. The report identifies what is working well, what needs to improve and makes recommendations for improvements to the Scottish Government.