This learning resource will provide the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge to critically examine — from point of assessment to actual service delivery — how the needs of minority ethnic carers and service users are currently being met. It therefore aims to ensure that the need to achieve equality of opportunity and access lies at the heart of individual and collective practice.
Report examining seven case studies of initiatives designed to effect attitudinal, behavioural or policy change, e.g. youth smoking prevention, in order to discover what methods or lessons could be transferred from the case studies to approaches to tackling alcohol harm in the UK.
Pamphlet arguing that the child protection system in England needs fundamental reform. It uses systems theory to help clarify how cultural factors such as behavioural and professional norms, value systems and emotional and psychological states which are at the core of child protection must be addressed if reform is to be successfully achieved.
Report looking back over the development of Barnardo's services for sexually exploited children since 1994, which highlights the continuing hidden nature of the problem and describes Barnardo's present and future efforts to protect and support exploited children.
UK Government guidance providing advice on how local partnerships can develop obesity plans, including understanding the scale of the problem in their communities, setting local objectives, choosing interventions where and when required and making sure progress is monitored and evaluated.
Report based on evidence gathered from local authority youth services inspections which occurred as part of Ofsted's joint area reviews of children's and young people's services from 2005 to 2008. It discusses the quality and impact of youth work and follows developments in the introduction of integrated youth support.
Report containing Lord Laming's findings on the progress being made in implementing effective arrangements for protecting children in England following his Victoria Climbie Inquiry and his recommendations for further actions to be taken.
UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in play and leisure activities and the actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.
Paper highlighting some of the risk-related factors which may prevent older people living life the way they want. It also suggests some ways that social care can support people's aspirations and pinpoints some challenges.
Briefing paper discussing the implications of the personalisation agenda for voluntary service providers, for example how they ensure the individual is the primary focus.