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Children and Young People Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
08/08/2007 Effective Approaches to Risk Assessment in Social Work: An International Literature Review Web only full report accompanying Research Findings No 31
08/08/2007 Effective Approaches to Risk Assessment in Social Work: An International Literature Review - Research Findings This literature review was commissioned by the Scottish Executive following the 21st Century Review of Social Work (Changing Lives 2005).
26/07/2007 National Review of the Early Years and Childcare Workforce Consultation: Analysis of Childminders’ and Childcare Workers’ Responses - Research Findings A further Research Findings report that is part of The National Review of the Early Years and Childcare Workforce Consultation.
09/05/2007 Sponsored Research: Children in Need - Examining its use in practice and reflecting on its currency for proposed policy changes Link to an external report by Childhood Studies at the University of Edinburgh (available from 9 May 2007) - part of the Scottish Executive Education Department sponsored research programme
29/03/2007 Evaluation of the Implementation of Local Area Co-ordination in Scotland Local area co-ordination ( LAC) originated in Australia and was introduced to Scotland in the form of a recommendation in The same as you? report, following a national review of services to people with learning disabilities. With a strong, person centred value base, LAC is an innovative way to support individuals and families to build a 'good life' and to strengthen the capacity of communities to welcome and include disabled people.
29/03/2007 Evaluation of the Implementation of Local Area Co-ordination in Scotland - Research Findings Local area co-ordination ( LAC) was introduced to Scotland in 2000 as an innovative way to support individuals and families and to strengthen communities' capacity to be inclusive. This 11-month study examined lessons from the implementation of LAC, explored its outcomes and assessed the scope for future development.
28/03/2007 Examining the Use and Impact of Family Group Conferencing The aims of the research were to review evidence of the effectiveness of FGC for children with different needs and to gather views about the use and experience of FGC in children's services in the UK.
28/03/2007 Examining the Use and Impact of Family Group Conferencing - Research Findings Review of the evidence for the effectiveness of FGC in children's services and to understand broadly how the approach is being used here in Scotland and more widely in the UK.
27/03/2007 A Process Review of the Child Protection Reform Programme Process Review of the CPRP, a three-year initiative with the goal of improving protection of children at risk of neglect and reducing the number of children who need protection.
22/03/2007 National Review of the Early Years and Childcare Workforce: Analysis of Written Consultation and Workshop Responses The Review's remit was to improve employment opportunities for early years and childcare staff and raise the status of the sector.