Report of a joint inspection which scrutinised arrangements for managing offenders whose past offending meant they might pose a serious threat of harm in the future. The report identifies what is working well, what needs to improve and makes recommendations for improvements to the Scottish Government.
Report presenting the findings and recommendations of a study which explored the extent to which information sharing issues were either hampering or facilitating the frontline delivery of Public Service Agreement 16, designed to promote better housing and employment outcomes for socially excluded groups, for adult offenders under probation supervision in England.
Document setting out UK Government standards for all child care services. There are 14 national standards, each representing a particular quality outcome such as child protection and environment and a minimum standard of quality below which no provider may fall.
This review focuses on one particular aspect of parenting and family life. It is about children living in families where a parent has mental health problems. The aim of this review is to identify – from a range of publications – sources and messages that might help practitioners and managers improve their understanding of the circumstances of children and families living with parental mental health problems, and find responses that have the potential for achieving positive change.
Case study from East Sussex showing how a multi-agency approach to the issue of substance misuse among young people was developed and offering implementation tips to others on the best ways to achieve the same approach.
Document providing a set of commonly agreed principles which can be used by all services supporting young people to help deliver the fifteen national outcomes laid down in the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework.
UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might occur in FE colleges and the steps which can be taken to both prevent bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.
Working paper offering a review of research findings on the subject of referrals and working relationships between Jobcentre Plus and other organisations helping people with health problems and disabilities.
This report has been written for people interested in breaking down stigma and discrimination attached to mental ill-health. It provides an overview of some of the steps to consider when setting up an anti-discrimination programme and reports on the success of one such project. Section 1 explores "stigma busting" approaches. Section 2 describes Kent Mental Health Awareness in Action project which involved the Institute of Psychiatry, World Psychiatric Association, and two local awareness groups. Section 3 is an evaluation of the Kent Workshop Programme.
Code of good practice developed to facilitate a positive relationship between government and the black and minority ethnic voluntary and community sector.