change management

Paper providing an overview of evidence and argument about re-offending and the kinds of offender supervision practices in the community which might be most effective in decreasing it.

Paper intended to help service managers facilitate the process of managing change. It provides a short summary of the evidence relating to different approaches to managing change and indicates where managers can find further information.

Paper identifying and exploring opportunities for using leadership to help overcome professional and organisational barriers in children's services in England and simultaneously promote service innovation which leads to better outcomes for children.

Collaborative report assessing the state of services for older people in England and pinpointing the steps which need to be taken to ensure standards are met and that services for older people continuously improve.

This report describes effective strategies, in the fields of health, education and social work, for helping children cope with periods of transition and change through the promotion of resilience. The report draws on an extensive review of the international literature on the promotion of resilience.

Podcast of a talk by Andrew Lowe, Chair, Practice Governance Change Programme and Director of Social Work, Scottish Borders Council, given at the "What has Changing Lives changed?" conference, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, 03/03/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Sandy Cameron, Chair, Performance Improvement Change Programme and Director of Parole Board, Scotland, given at the "What has Changing Lives changed?" conference, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, 03/03/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Gordon Watt, Leadership & Management Change Programme Policy Officer, Scottish Government, given at the "What has Changing Lives changed?" conference, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, 03/03/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Carole Wilkinson, Chair, Workforce Change Programme and Chief Executive of the Scottish Social Services Council given at the "What has Changing Lives changed?" conference, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, 03/03/2009.

Podcast of a talk by Nigel Henderson, Joint Chair, Service Development Change Programme and Chief Executive of Penumbra, given at the "What has Changing Lives changed?" conference, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, 03/03/2009.