Report that looks at family breakdown issues in context of the Government’s Family Justice Review and reforms to family legal aid. By analysing evidence from issues presented to bureaux, this report finds that there is a growing “advice gap” in relation to family problems. The supply of information and advice to separating couples, especially from legal aid, is declining.
families, children and young people
The tendency for risky behaviors to co-occur has been well-studied. However, prevention efforts traditionally have taken a targeted approach, seeking to prevent a single risky behavior.
This briefing brings together findings from developmental science and from rigorous program evaluations to identify seven actionable, feasible strategies and relevant programs that have been found to affect two or more risky behaviors.
The training, support and development (TSD) standards for foster care were developed by CWDC with input from a reference group including practitioners, foster carers, young people, Ofsted, the Fostering Network and BAAF. They were introduced in May 2007 and apply to all approved foster carers in England. The standards provide a national minimum benchmark to set out what all foster carers should know, understand and be able to do within the first 12 months of approval.
This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.
Report that looks at the risks that the internet poses to children who experience educational/economic disadvantage, psychological disadvantage and social disadvantage.
It compares the risks, and the resources available, to children from these disadvantaged groups. The analysis draws on the EU Kids Online survey of 25,142 children aged 9-16 who used the internet across 25 countries. .
This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2011.Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.
Evaluation of Sistema Scotland's Big Noise Children‟s Orchestra in the Raploch Estate based in Stirling in 2008. It is an early intervention programme that uses music and participation in an orchestra to foster confidence, teamwork, pride and aspiration in the children.
The Scottish Government commissioned GEN to conduct an evaluation of the process and outcomes achieved by Big Noise. In particular, the study team sought to identify what specific features of Big Noise contribute to the outcomes for children and their families.
Preliminary analysis of the 1970 British Cohort Study to firstly describe some of the characteristics of bereaved children and their families, and second, to investigate the correlates of childhood bereavement with measures of adult well-being.
The evidence from this study presents a compelling case for local authorities and their partners to develop and implement intensive family intervention with families with multiple and complex needs. Whilst funding for the Pathfinders formally ended in 2010, four fifths of the Family Pathfinder and Young Carer Pathfinders are being sustained in some form. The current government is supporting national and local activity to turn around the lives of families with multiple problems.
Free audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of parental mental health and its impact on families.