risk management

Implementing recovery : a new framework for organisational change

Paper summarising the key organisational challenges facing mental health services in incorporating recovery principles into routine practice in mental health services.

Best practice guidance for restorative justice practitioners and their case supervisors and line managers (Scotland)

Guidance document produced to enable and encourage restorative justice practitioners in Scotland to provide a high quality service by laying down nationally recognised standards of best practice.

The leadership imperative : reforming children's services from the ground up

Paper identifying and exploring opportunities for using leadership to help overcome professional and organisational barriers in children's services in England and simultaneously promote service innovation which leads to better outcomes for children.

Social care governance: A practice workbook

This workbook sets out to show how social care governance is made up of many of social care’s core activities, familiar to practitioners. It puts social care governance into direct practice by taking a team audit approach. This helps teams reflect on and evaluate their practice, using the knowledge SCIE has gathered, to make improvements. The audit framework helps the wider organisation to learn from practice.

Assessing and managing risk in 'Getting it right for every child'

A discussion paper outlining an approach to assessing and managing risk within the Getting it right for every child practice model.

National accommodation strategy for young people displaying sexually harmful behaviour: good practice working document

Guidance document laying out the arrangements which should be implemented to manage the risks presented by young people exhibiting harmful sexual behaviour and who are living independently but not being managed within MAPPA. It also acts as a framework for effective multi-agency working between agencies involved with this group, especially social workers and housing providers.

Payment by results : what does it mean for mental health? (Policy paper 4)

Paper considering the arguments for and against a system of 'payment by results' as a means of paying for NHS hospital and community health services in England.

Personalisation: a shared understanding, commissioning for personalisation - a personalised commissioning approach to support and care services

Set of three separate papers looking at the development and delivery of personalised services and approaches. The first paper considers what personalisation is and what areas need to be aligned to bring about real user engagement, flexibility and improved outcomes.

The second discusses the role of commissioning in transforming services to meet future needs and the third examines commissioning in greater detail and identifies the issues which arise at an operational level and which might need to be addressed.

Support and Services for Parents: A Review of the Literature in Engaging and Supporting Parents

Literature review published by the Scottish Government which draws together existing knowledge on assessing and evaluating parenting interventions. In conducting the literature review, the research team was interested in re-examining the historical policy context to locate the rationale for the introduction of Parenting Orders and the apparent under use of the provisions and the evidence of risk and protective factors and the interrelated issues of antisocial behaviour and child care, alongside effective approaches to family service provision.

Chance would be a fine thing : reassessing risk in mental health (MindThink report 2)

Document reporting the discussions and conclusions of a MindThink seminar held to deliberate issues surrounding the meaning of autonomy and risk in mental health care.