Little is known about the influences of religious beliefs and practices on parenting adolescents. Yet religious beliefs and practices have the potential to profoundly influence many aspects of life, including approaches to parenting. This is particularly relevant with increasing diversity of religious affiliations in contemporary British society.
Recording of Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar 23 September 2008. Professor Aline-Wendy Dunlop discussing a longitudinal perspective on stories of educational transition from pre-school to secondary school.
Study detailing the philosophy and practice of a residential unit, underlining the importance of relationships, teamwork and a clearly articulated philosophy of care and highlighting the way the unit integrates with foster, education and therapeutic services.
This publication aims to help to develop a youth substance abuse prevention project with a strong foundation - one that strives to involve young people and other important groups in determining the local substance abuse situation and in planning to address the situation. It is not a step-by-step recipe for planning a substance abuse prevention project on the basis of a local situation assessment but rather, a presentation of principles that, when applied, will increase the likelihood of successful outcomes.
Report summarising research conducted by the NSPCC and Edinburgh University into the availability and accessibility of therapeutic services for children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse in the UK. It aimed to map services provided by a variety of voluntary, statutory and private sector organisations.
The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 brings together aspects of family, child care and adoption law that affect children. The Act seeks to incorporate the 3 key principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) – i.e. non- discrimination; a child’s welfare as a primary consideration; and listening to children’s views, into Scottish legislation and practice.
Motivational interviewing is a well-known, scientifically tested method of counselling clients developed by Miller and Rollnick and viewed as a useful intervention strategy in the treatment of lifestyle problems and disease.
Report exploring the relationship between debt and mental health through presenting and discussing the results of a survey of 1,804 people living with mental health problems or receiving mental health services who have experienced debt.
Website of the King's Fund, a charity dedicated to improving health care in England through research and other activities.
Paper summarising the findings of an in-depth investigation into pupil characteristics and school characteristics relating to bullying of secondary school pupils aged 14 to 16 in England.