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This briefing considers the dual issues of families’ perceived ‘resistance’, and problems of service design and delivery that make services inaccessible or unattractive to engage with.
It looks at what causes families to seemingly ‘resist’, organisat
This audit tool helps organisations to benchmark how far evidence-informed practice is embedded in their organisation, create an effective action plan and monitor change. It covers leadership, organisational culture, building capacity and sharing learning. Number of pages: 4 Pr
This publication outlines how Research in Practice's evidence-informed resources map against the Professional Capabilities framework. It will be useful for individual social workers, and to managers, learning and development leads and all those tasked with implementing the PCF i
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 bes
This research review is essential reading for those leading work to safeguard children and young people. It sets out a model of safeguarding for the 21st century looking at how safeguarding has changed, assessment of families, effective interventions and integrated working. It in
This guide and checklist, which are endorsed by the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS), outline what research governance is, why it is important and summarises the current national and regional processes. They are intended for anyone commissioning o
This guide outlines the process for developing an organisational or service level research and evaluation strategy. It discusses the rationale for research and evaluation work, examines the key components of a research and evaluation strategy and the steps that an organisation sh
This guide and checklist will help you to think through the practical aspects of conducting a research project or evaluation. It is important to consider these practicalities during the planning stage of the process. Number of pages: 4 Preview available.
This guide explains how to search for relevant research and evaluations via databases, websites and search engines on the internet. It includes things to consider when formulating your search terms, and how to increase the amount of relevant literature found by searching systemat
This guide and checklist explain how to determine the quality and reliability of a piece of research or evaluation. They cover the steps you need to go through to establish the credibility of a piece of literature, how to use your search results and how to identify the most relev