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Guidance, ideas and tools for developing evidence-informed practice.

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Teamwise: using research evidence, a practical guide for teams (Tools)

Published: 2005

Teamwise: using research evidence, a practical guide for teams (Tools)

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

These tools accompany the Teamwise resource pack on using research evidence.

Teamwise: using research evidence, a practical guide for teams

Published: 2005

Teamwise: using research evidence, a practical guide for teams

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

This resource pack offers a practical guide for teams adopting an evidence-informed approach.

It includes a guide accompanied by tools on what evidence-informed practice is and how to adopt and embed this approach within your agency.

Number of pages: 43
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-002
Firm foundations: a practical guide to organisational support for the use of research evidence

Published: 2006

Firm foundations: a practical guide to organisational support for the use of research evidence

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

This resource pack focuses on the agency support that is needed for teams to use evidence-informed practice in services for vulnerable children and their families.

It will help those with responsibility for planning how to improve the quality of practice in their agency and embedding evidence-informed practice.

Number of pages: 114
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-004
Leading Evidence-Informed Practice: handbook

Published: 2007

Leading Evidence-Informed Practice: handbook

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

This resource pack focuses on what it takes to lead a successful drive towards more evidence-informed work.

Leaders can create the climate, culture, motivation and drive to make evidence-informed practice a daily reality.

The guide contains theory, guidance and practical exercises to help develop effective leadership actions and behaviours.

Number of pages: 136
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-003
Under the influence: Alcohol and offending

Published: 2008

Under the influence: Alcohol and offending

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

This resource pack is for professionals who work with young people whose drinking is problematic and associated with offending behaviour.

It covers patterns of alcohol use in young people and practical messages that research suggests may be helpful in interventions.

Number of pages: 70
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-006
Integrated practice on the front line: Handbook (2009)

Published: 2009

Integrated practice on the front line: Handbook (2009)

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

This handbook is for practitioners and managers working on the front line of services for children and families.

It provides a framework for reviewing and evaluating progress with integrated working, including self-audit tools to build an action plan to overcome difficulties or blocks and take the work forward.

Number of pages: 68
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-007

Integrated practice on the front line: tools (2009)

Published: 2009

Integrated practice on the front line: tools (2009)

Please note that this has not been updated since it was published.

The resource pack to accompany 'Integrated Practice on the Front Line Handbook' is for practitioners and managers working on the front line of services for children and families. It provides a framework for reviewing and evaluating progress with integrated working, including self-audit tools to build an action plan to overcome difficulties or blocks and take the work forward.

Number of pages: 27

On the Path to Success: Promoting engagement in learning at Key Stage 3

Published: 2010

On the Path to Success: Promoting engagement in learning at Key Stage 3

This resource pack aims to help staff from different settings and backgrounds explore approaches to supporting the engagement of young people at Key Stage 3 who have lost interest in learning.

It draws on research, identifies key policy initiatives and explores practice guidance and case studies.

Number of pages: 118
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-008

Housing and Play: using evidence-informed practice to provide and manage outdoor spaces

Published: 2011

Housing and Play: using evidence-informed practice to provide and manage outdoor spaces

This resource pack is designed for social housing professionals and others concerned with providing, improving or maintaining outdoor play spaces for children and young people.

It offers accessible guidance with key messages from the evidence base around children's outdoor play.

Number of pages: 112
Preview available.
Product code: CH-HBK-009

Training transfer: getting learning into practice

Published: Apr 2012

Training transfer: getting learning into practice

This publication explores some of the factors that influence training transfer - the use of new learning and skills at work.

It outlines messages from research and provides examples of structures that can help ensure that the training you commission, provide or attend has the best possible chance of having an impact.

Number of pages: 16
Preview available.
Product code: CH-TTB-001

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