case studies

Report of a study which aimed to establish the likely demand for advocacy services to support parents with a learning disability living in the community, demonstrate the lived experiences of parents with a learning disability and report examples of good practice in supporting parents with a learning disability.

This training activity consists of 20 case scenarios and staff are asked to identify whether or not each scenario constitutes abuse of neglect. They are also asked to consider the needs of children at each developmental stage. These exercises can be done individually initially but require group discussion to explore issues effectively.

Guide intended for use by a wide range of professionals who work with and support carers to help them promote joint working with health practitioners, make them aware of issues to consider when planning initiatives and the range of methodologies available and anticipated costs and benefits of different approaches.

Report setting out what the concept of agility in government means and why it is potentially useful for public sector managers. It examines the changing context in which governments are operating and explains the reasons why developing greater agility can help public services respond to new challenges.

Report exploring the issue of youth leadership in theory and in practice. In particular, it examines the various competing conceptions of youth leadership and different approaches to it, identifying lessons from case studies of organisations both in the UK and abroad.

Toolkit developed to provide practical support and advice on different aspects of advocacy for all those involved in managing and delivering advocacy services for older people.

Strategy document setting out the UK Government's ambitions for children and young people's health and well-being in England and outlining how progress towards these will be made through improving outcomes, services and experiences of service use and reducing health inequalities.

Document describing a project trialing the use of parent champions working alongside early years practitioners to showcase various early years resources and activities to groups of parents.

Report presenting new perspectives on whole-family approaches to preventing and dealing with youth homelessness through relating parents' experiences of successful approaches to homelessness prevention and the views and experiences of key agencies working with families at risk.

Paper arguing that local communities are well placed to be an integral part of counter-terrorism activities. It contends that communities can be important sources of information and intelligence, can act to divert young people from extremism, can take the lead in tackling problems which cause grievances and fully legitimise the work of police and security services by consenting to their activities.