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Process evaluation of the New Orleans intervention model for infant mental health Glasgow

Date: 06/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by the NSPCC which investigates the trial of two new services for infants and children who come into the care of Glasgow City Council because of maltreatment. The services, Glasgow Infant Family Team (GIFT) (which delivers the New Orleans Intervention Model of assessment and intervention) and the Family Assessment and Contact Team (FACS), help professionals and judges decide whether young children should return to their birth families or have a permanent alternative, such as adoption.
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Language Development and Enjoyment of Reading - Impacts of Early Parent-Child Activities in Two Growing up in Scotland Cohorts

Date: 06/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A new report by the Growing Up Scotland (GUS) study on language development and enjoyment of reading. The report compares language development at age 3 for two groups of children taking part in GUS.
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The 5 Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evaluating Behaviour Change Interventions

Date: 05/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

New guidance on how to use the 5 Step approach to design and evaluate behaviour change interventions, published by the Scottish Government. The guidance is aimed at both service providers and funders who aim to promote behaviour change.
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The 5-Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evalutating Interventions to Reduce Reoffending

Date: 05/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

New guidance on how to use the 5 Step approach to design and evaluate criminal justice interventions has been published by the Scottish Government. The 5 Step Approach to Evaluation: Designing and Evaluating Interventions to Reduce Reoffending is designed to help planning partnerships, funders and service providers design and evaluate interventions to reduce crime and reoffending.
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Polishing the Diamonds: Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences in Scotland

Date: 05/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A report by the Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN) which reviews Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Scotland. The aim of the report is to review and provide insight into ACES and recommends actions and intervention areas for public health bodies.
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Guidance to support delivery of the Living Wage Commitment to Care at Home and Housing Support

Date: 04/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

This guidance is a tripartite document informed and agreed by Scottish Government, COSLA, and CCPS and Scottish Care on behalf of providers. Its purpose is to support local authorities and providers in their local decision making to help implement the Living Wage commitment as part of a positive approach to fair work practices.
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Guidance on the Procurement of Care and Support Services by public bodies in Scotland

Date: 03/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

Joint guidance by the Scottish Government and COSLA on the procurement of care and support services by public bodies. The guidance was developed by a Reference Group involving all key stakeholder interests and advised by bodies with responsibility for regulating, inspecting and auditing the commissioning of services.
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The Vision and Strategy for Social Services in Scotland: A one-year-on progress report

Date: 03/2016 Category: Policy and Legislation

A one-year progress report by the Scottish Government on the Vision and Strategy for Social Services in Scotland. The report looks at key issues such as Supporting the Workforce, Understanding Service Quality and Performance, Improving Use of Evidence and Promoting Public Understanding.
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