Leaflet giving an introduction to the joint arrangements which have been put in place between responsible authorities (local authorities, Scottish Prison Service, police and health service) to assess and manage the risk to the public posed by sex offenders in Scotland. It also covers the housing of sex offenders in the community.
Guidance for play providers on how they can adopt an approach to risk management which recognises the benefits to children and young people of challenging play experiences as well as the risks.
For children to be effectively protected it is essential that everyone accepts responsibility for the welfare of children. For this to be effective within education, it means that everyone must be aware of child protection arrangements, alert to the needs of children and clear about their own contributions to the system.
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.
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.
A discussion paper outlining an approach to assessing and managing risk within the Getting it right for every child practice model.
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.
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.
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.
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.