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. Bill Alexander. Head of Children's Services for NHS Highland and Highland Council talks about the principles and standards involved in children welfare.
Document from Victim Support in Scotland calling on the Scottish Parliament to continue its commitment to the Scottish Strategy for Victims and its key objectives of providing emotional and practical support, information and greater participation for victims. Specific actions it calls for include establishing a Victims Fund and appointing a Victims Commissioner.
Document examining the current state of the gender equality issue in Europe and recommending courses of action to make more progress towards achieving full gender equality for older people.
This Act of Scottish Parliament is in twelve parts: protection of the public at large; victims' rights; sexual offences; prisoners; drugs courts; non-custodial punishments; children; evidential, jurisdictional and procedural matters; bribery and corruption; criminal records; local authority functions; and a miscellaneous part which includes sections on offences aggravated by religious prejudice, wildlife offences and anti-social behaviour strategies.
Scottish Executive young people's guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Some of the 54 articles of the convention are listed and explained. The information provided applies only to Scotland.
Document intended to introduce organisations representing older people to the European institutions and to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the main EU level political and legislative processes.
The Good Childhood Inquiry was commissioned by the Children's Society and launched in 2006 "as the UK's first independent national inquiry into childhood. Its aims were to renew society's understanding of modern childhood and to inform, improve and inspire all our relationships with children." On 5th February 2009, the Children's Society launched the findings of the inquiry in the report entitled 'A Good Childhood: Searching for values in a competitive age'.
Fair For All - Disability is a strategic partnership initiative developed by the Scottish Executive Health Department, and the Disability Rights Commission. The team consists of health service, voluntary sector and Disability Rights Commission staff. The initiative is part of the Scottish Executive Health Department's wider Patient Focus and Public Involvement agenda and the national Equality and Diversity approach known as 'Fair for All Wider Challenge'.
The purpose of this report is to indicate current legal thinking on children's ability to give informed consent to information sharing.
This resource is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work and the law. The extracts are stand-alone sections but follow on from each other to make up this unit. You will be introduced to five main themes that shape practice in the field of social care and social work. The aim of this unit is to enhance your understanding of the relationship between social work practice and the law.