The Scottish Government has refreshed Getting Our Priorities Right, the good practice framework for child and adult service practitioners working with vulnerable children affected by problematic parental alcohol and/or drug use. The update fully reflects the GIRFEC approach and focuses … Continue reading
IRISS’ evaluation report of the 2012 Social Assets in Action Project has been published. This project aimed to incorporate strength-based practice in the delivery of mental health services by piloting personal asset mapping.
The Scottish Government has published ‘Supporting Young People’s Health & Wellbeing – A Summary of Scottish Government Policy’, a guide to health and wellbeing policies affecting Children and Young People. The aim is that this will be regularly updated, and … Continue reading
A study carried out by Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh has discovered that you can ease ‘brain fatigue’ brought on by the hectic demands of the urban environment by strolling through a greenspace. The study used new technology … Continue reading
A new (downloadable) book ‘Co-Production of Health and Wellbeing in Scotland’ has been published by Governance International and the Joint Improvement Team in association with the Scottish Co-Production Network and the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has published its Wellbeing magazine which tells you what the Government and others are doing to promote children’s rights and support their wellbeing. It includes the invaluable (to me anyway) “GIRFEC for beginners”.