Report charting the progress and findings of the evaluation of the Community Sex Offender Groupwork Programme as it is being rolled out in Scotland. Data from all six pilot areas are included as well as three areas which have more recently started the programme.
Report of a study which investigated whether the Children in Need (CIN) Census, a device which collects data on all children receiving support from children's social care services, could be widened after 2009 to cover some other services used by CIN, e.g. youth justice, health services.
Document updating SCIE's 2002 guidelines on the conduct of systematic reviews to reflect the need to be more exact about SCIE's expectations and the changing state of the art in systematic review methods.
Set of guidelines designed to help agencies get feedback from disabled people about the accessibility of their information services and measure how well they have implemented the SAIF standards.
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.
Paper introducing an innovative multi-agency 'systems' model, "Learning together", for organisational learning. It is an introduction both to a way of thinking and its application in practice and sets out the actions required for a structured and systematic process of learning from practice via case reviews.
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.
Report of a research project which aimed to look at ways of reducing drug users' risk of overdose and recommend interventions to bring down the number of drug-related deaths in Scotland.
In July 2008 the Scottish Government commissioned Scott Moncrieff to review the data security procedures within eight research contractors who had regularly been commissioned to carry out social research on behalf of the Scottish Government.
Report presenting the findings of research which assessed the views of people living in deprived areas of Greater Glasgow regarding cancer, health and local health improvement activities. This data was considered important to the future development and direction of health improvement initiatives.