black and minority ethnic people
Paper examining the performance of the police in England in dealing with people with mental health problems who come into contact with them and concluding that police officers need more and better training in mental health issues.
Code of good practice developed to facilitate a positive relationship between government and the black and minority ethnic voluntary and community sector.
This briefing paper covers current literature and theory on racially motivated and hate crimes, the legal response to race and hate crimes, community responses to racially motivated crime and the implications for Scottish social policy.
Report presenting the findings and conclusions of a research project which set out to identify and demonstrate the use of data sources which would inform the development of inequalities-sensitive children's services planning processes.
Report combining research, policy and practice gained from a project in Bradford called Sharing Voices. This project was created to help black and ethnic minority (BME) people better understand their mental health needs and develop appropriate solutions. The report is intended to be of use to those commissioning or delivering community development initiatives targeted at people from BME groups with mental health needs.
This resource is the Catalyst website, which looks at new thinking on race relations and racial equality today, both in Britain and abroad.
Catalyst focuses on race, identity, citizenship, culture and community, and how these concepts are continually evolving and re-shaping the society we live in.
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) produced this guide through its Healthcare Chaplaincy Training and Development Unit. It was prepared for the guidance of the Spiritual Care Development Committee, a multi-faith group which represents the main faith and belief groups in Scotland and also includes representatives from chaplaincy, the health service and the Scottish Executive Health Department. The group is a forum for discussing ideas and issues concerning spiritual and religious care within NHS Scotland.
This resource is a brief summary of the research programme and report 'Making us count' by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities. The research centred on four projects, covering a wide range of young people. The starting point for all the projects was the young people themselves – their thoughts, their feelings and their views.
From research based on the primary and secondary education system, this report collates and builds on the existing knowledge and information in this area to identify gaps in understanding and make recommendations for further research where appropriate. The key component of the report explores the extent and nature of educational change experienced by children and young people of ethnic minority backgrounds.
As over-representation of black and minority ethnic (BME) groups in prisons and the criminal justice system (CJS) increases year-on-year, this report draws attention to understanding and addressing this disproportionality.
The report also acts as a reminder of the strength and value of voluntary and community-based organisations that challenge inequalities and provide a powerful network to address change.