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Joint Thematic Review of MAPPA in Scotland - Progress Review

Date: 06/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Joint Thematic Review of Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA), carried out by the Care Inspectorate and HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS). It highlights the improvements made in keeping communities safe from risks posed by registered sex offenders, particularly in protecting young people from online exploitation. Inspectors assessed progress against recommendations made after a review of MAPPA in 2015 and found four of the recommendations had been met, four had been partially met and two had not been met.
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Allied Health Professions - Co-creating Wellbeing with the People of Scotland

Date: 06/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Scottish Government document introducing the Active and Independent Living Programme in Scotland. The document aims to provide a focus on the contribution that Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) make, working with other professions and partners across agencies to improve the health and wellbeing of the population.
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Included, Engaged and Involved Part 2 - A Positive Approach to Preventing and Managing School Exclusions

Date: 06/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

Refreshed guidance from the Scottish Government has a stronger focus on prevention, early intervention and response to individual need, in line with the Getting it Right for Every Child principles. It also advises on the recording and monitoring of any incident where physical intervention is used, in order to help education authorities to monitor the effectiveness of the policy.
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Alcohol and Drug Partnerships A report on the use and impact of the Quality Principles through validated self-assessment

Date: 06/2017 Category: Care Inspectorate Publications, Policy and Legislation

A Care Inspectorate review of the way addiction services in Scotland are using and applying core recovery ‘Quality Principles’ set out by the Scottish Government.
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Hate Crime: Causes, Motivations and Effective Interventions for Criminal Justice Social Work

Date: 06/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A literature review by the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) on effective Interventions for Criminal Justice Social Work in relation to hate crime. The review also considers best practice for practitioners, highlights gaps in current knowledge and makes future recommendations.
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Rights in Mind

Date: 05/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

Mental Welfare Commission guidance that lists people's rights when they are first admitted to hospital, when they are on the ward, when they are discharged and when they are being treated in the ocmmunity.
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Transforming Psychological Trauma: A Skills and Knowledge Framework for The Scottish Workforce

Date: 05/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

A Knowledge and Skills Framework from NHS Education for Scotland (NES) with a goal of supporting workers to understand the knowledge and skills required to successfully deliver quality, evidence based trauma informed or trauma specific services to people affected by traumatic events.
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National Action Plan on Internet Safety for Children and Young People

Date: 04/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Scottish Government's refreshed action plan on internet safety for children and young people, building on actions set out in the Scottish Government's 2010 Action Plan on Child Internet Safety and the 2011/12 Scottish Action Plan on Child Internet Safety and Responsible Use. The action plan includes 23 actions under five intermediate outcomes.
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The Keys to Life: Report of the Care Inspectorate's Inspection Focus Area 2014-16

Date: 03/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The first thematic report by the Care Inspectorate on inspections of services for adults with learning disabilities in Scotland. The report results are the findings of focused inspection work by the Care Inspectorate over a two year period which examined the quality of care experienced by adults with learning disabilities and the impact of The Keys to Life Policy in care homes and care at home services. The report shows that the overwhelming majority of care is performing well, and in most cases continuing to improve.
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Protecting Scotland’s Children and Young People - It is Still Everyone's Job

Date: 03/2017 Category: Policy and Legislation

The Child Protection Systems Review, published by the Scottish Government, which makes 12 recommendations covering Initial/Significant Case Reviews, Child Protection Committees, the Child Protection Register, and matters of leadership, governance and accountability.
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