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Education of Children in Need: Research Review (1998)

research reviews and summaries Published: 1998

Education of Children in Need: Research Review (1998)

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

This research review on the education of children in need examines the research concerning children excluded from school and looked after children.

It includes practical examples of what can be done to improve educational opportunities for those children.

Number of pages: 29
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Product code: CH-RRV-001

Evidence based social work: Audio (1998)

audio Published: 1998

Evidence based social work: Audio (1998)

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

This audio recording provides an introduction to the series and to evidence based social work.

It also looks at research methodology and the development of a more critical approach to research.

Product code: CH-AUD-001

Residential Care: Audio (1999)

audio Published: 1999

Residential Care: Audio (1999)

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

This audio recording focuses on the use of residential care placements for looked after children.

It introduces an overview of research on residential care, including the promotion of educational achievement, and looks in detail at gender, disability and ethnicity - aspects of children's lives often neglected by research.

Contributors include researchers and young person.

Product code: CH-AUD-003

Family placement: Audio (1999)

audio Published: 1999

Family placement: Audio (1999)

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

This audio recording focuses on the placement of looked after children within families.

It includes broad overviews of research on family placement through foster care and adoption, findings about communicating with children and a brief look at kinship placements.

Product code: CH-AUD-002

Children and Domestic Violence: Research Review (1999)

research reviews and summaries Published: 1999

Children and Domestic Violence: Research Review (1999)

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

This research review presents findings from research on the impact of domestic violence on children, the overlap with post-separation contact, the effectiveness of interventions and children's views about domestic violence.

It concludes by looking at what helps children and families experiencing domestic violence.

Number of pages: 37
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Product code: CH-RRV-005

Young People's participation

frontline resources Published: 2000

Young People's participation

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

This briefing, aimed at practitioners and managers, looks at why participation is important, how participation can be encouraged in forums such as assessment and care planning, and what supports children and young people to participate.

Number of pages: 8
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Product code: CH-RPB-003

Antisocial behaviour by young people: Audio (2008)

audio Published: 2000

Antisocial behaviour by young people: Audio (2008)

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

This audio recording focuses on antisocial behaviour by young people.

The contributors include the authors of the research review on the subject, Michael Rutter, Henri Giller and Ann Hagell and a young offender.

Product code: CH-AUD-004

The Educational Performance of Children in Need and Children Looked After

frontline resources Published: 2000

The Educational Performance of Children in Need and Children Looked After

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

This briefing, aimed at practitioners and managers, looks at how services can support looked after children and children in need to achieve in education.

It covers educational attainment, truancy and taking a preventative approach.

Number of pages: 8
Preview available.
Product code: CH-RPB-001

Placement stability

frontline resources Published: 2000

Placement stability

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

This briefing, aimed at practitioners and managers, looks at how placement stability can be promoted in different settings such as foster and residential care.

It includes key messages from research for managers and front line workers.

Number of pages: 8
Preview available.
Product code: CH-RPB-002

Commissioning and Managing External Research: A guide for childcare agencies: Research Review (2001)

research reviews and summaries Published: 2001

Commissioning and Managing External Research: A guide for childcare agencies: Research Review (2001)

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

This research review on commissioning and managing external research brings together five papers on different aspects of commissioning, planning and conducting research studies.

This includes framing the questions, seeking proposals, the researcher's perspective and the skills involved in managing a contract.

Number of pages: 42
Preview available.
Product code: CH-RRV-002

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