Policy document setting out joint strategic priorities and key objectives and outcomes and focusing on better integration and provision of services for children and young people in the Argyll and Bute Council area.
This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) to explore the circumstances and outcomes of young children who experience persistent poverty.
The government published the new drug strategy in February 2008. Since then there has been a great deal of progress, with drug use now down to its lowest level in more than a decade. However, there is still more to be done and the government is determined that the action it takes should meet the priorities and needs of local communities.
Summary of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.
Report of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.
Report describing and evaluating the progress of the Highland pathfinder of the 'Getting it right for every child' (GIRFEC) programme which was set up to help shape, develop and test the practice tools and training materials and inform the development of national guidance for the GIRFEC programme.
Report describing and discussing a research project whose purpose was to develop and trial an instrument which could determine whether it is possible to identify and quantify retrospectively the outcomes of community learning and development for individuals and communities in Scotland.
Paper identifying and discussing some of the issues facing criminal and youth justice social work services in Scotland. These include effective practice and approaches, outcome evaluation, risk assessment, information management and restorative justice.
Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for tackling the issues which teenage parents encounter and what measures it expects local authorities and primary care trusts to have in place to improve outcomes for teenage parents and their children.
Report of a project set up to create guidelines for interpreting data on adult protection intervention in order to inform social policy planning and improve adult protection processes.