change management

Towards effective practice in offender supervision

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.

Managing change in criminal justice social work (Towards effective practice, paper 3)

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.

The leadership imperative : reforming children's services from the ground up

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.

Living well in later life: a review of progress against the National Service Framework for Older People

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.

Interchange 78 : Transitions in the Lives of Children and Young People : Resilience Factors

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.

What has Changing Lives changed? : Practice Governance Change Programme - Andrew Lowe

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.

What has Changing Lives changed? : Performance Improvement Change Programme - Sandy Cameron

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.

What has Changing Lives changed? : Leadership & Management Change Programme - Gordon Watt

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.

What has Changing Lives changed? : Workforce Change Programme - Carole Wilkinson

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.

What has Changing Lives changed? : Service Development Change Programme - Nigel Henderson

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.