Report on how local authorities spent additional funding to make progress in raising the attainment of children in care.
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This resource is a guide for GP’s to plan a strategy that will ensure the right intervention and diagnosis, at the right time, for people with Down’s Syndrome and dementia.
This publication is a companion volume to the Guidance on the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families. It is a significant contribution to a major programme of work led by the Department of Health to provide guidance, practice materials and training resources on assessing children in need and their families.
The purpose of this review is to demonstrate what good care for children and young people who are looked after by local authorities looks like, to identify good practice and to recommend in what ways care can be further improved. It is intended for everyone who is concerned with looked after children and their families; elected members, local authority staff, staff in voluntary organisations, private providers, foster carers, health professionals and those involved in developing and improving children’s services.
Paper analysing the links between violence and alcohol misuse and discussing issues such as the extent of alcohol-related interpersonal violence, risk factors, violence prevention and policy responses.
This short training scenario was originally used in the context of introductory child protection training. It gives brief information from which participants are asked to identify what they are concerned about and what they would do next. Concerns have been raised about Jane, 14, by her Gran.
Guide designed for officials in public authorities to assist them in working with the Human Rights Act 1998, which has been described as the most important piece of constitutional legislation passed in the United Kingdom since the achievement of universal suffrage in 1918.
The guide is short and simple and offers a brief introduction to human rights for use in straightforward situations.
More detailed guidance can be found in the human rights handbook for public officials, Human Rights and Human Lives, produced by the Department for Constitutional Affairs.
Report presenting the findings of the Children's Commissioner for England's visit to Yarl's Wood in 2008 and considering the detention of children there in the light of the UK Government's obligations under Article 37 of the UNCRC. It looks particularly at the effect of detention on children's mental and physical health.
Report presenting the findings of a study which set out to investigate the state of teachers' health and well being by mapping the context and support which is available to teachers in Scotland, consulting teachers themselves about their health needs and support and considering interventions from abroad which might be effective in addressing teachers health and well being.
This is a short training scenario originally used in the context of introductory child protection training. It gives brief information from which participants are asked to identify what they are concerned about and what they would do next. The scenario is: Ellie and her partner are prescribed methadone. Their care of their children is causing concern.