Review to promote the reduction of abuse or neglect of children, and to improve the services for children who experience abuse or neglect. It pays particular attention to the needs of the small number of children whose family or environmental circumstances are so poor that their future wellbeing is placed at serious risk.
Briefing summarising the key findings of a study of the First Step Trust (FST), a rehabilitation project within Broadmoor Hospital which prepares patients for employment after discharge. The study explored patients and clinicians experiences of FST and looked at how it contributes to successful discharge via the medium secure system.
Paper setting out some of the methodological issues concerning research on literacy development in Down syndrome and reviewing interventions to promote reading in school-age children with Down syndrome. Directions for future research are also discussed.
This report was published by Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) which explores the role of the community responses to drugs through a national survey and a series of detailed case studies.
This online guide contains evidence-based examples of good practice and is intended to support universities and colleges to engage effectively with people who use services and carers in their social work and social care training.
This paper comprises a literature review outlining the current issues and debates relating to informed consent in social research. Focuses primarily on consent in relation to qualitative research comprising ‘traditional’ methods of data collection, such as interviews and observation. It does not does not engage with the many complex ethical issues relating to research using visual methods and new digital technologies nor does it engage with the issues of consent in relation to quantitative research both of which, while important, are beyond the scope of this paper.
This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' Conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Session 3 - Building Better Childhoods, Responding to Need. Dr George Head, Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow talks about better understanding and education while children learn.
This podcast is taken from the 'GIRFEC: Childhood, Citizenship and Children's Services' Conference held in Glasgow on the 24-26 September. Session 4 - Changing Children's Services. Professor Dóra Bjarnason. University of Iceland talks about the community and families behaviour in Iceland.
Report of a study which aimed to examine in depth young people's experiences of partner violence and the best ways to respond to this problem. The study used a broad definition of violence which encompassed emotional, verbal, physical and sexual forms of violence. These were studied both in isolation and as they co-exist within young people's relationships.
The aim of this research project was to develop an understanding of the pain experiences of older people with a learning difficulty and dementia, and to explore the ways in which these are managed.