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A sign that something is wrong?: Young people talking about self-harm
This briefing presents a summary of a qualitative research project which explored how self-harm was understood by a diverse group of 122 young people, mostly aged 13-16 years. 1 in 10 of those aged 14-16 report self-harm ...
Developing an evidence service for the children and families workforce
Barriers to using research in developing policies and services are well documented. Practitioners may lack the time and resources to access research, the skills to interpret or synthesise relevant findings, and the ...
Parenting on a low income
(CRFR - About Families, 2012-03)
Given the negative effects of financial hardship, and the current economic climate, About Families asked what research could tell us about parenting on a low income. The full report (with references) is available at ...
Parenting and support
(CRFR - About Families, 2012-10)
About Families asked what research could tell us about how families seek, experience, and manage support from friends, family and formal services. The full report (with references) is available at www.aboutfamilies.org.u ...
CRFR Newsletter : September 2015
Newsletter sharing information about what's happening at CRFR
Your space or mine? The role of public space in the lives of young people
Anxieties about young people’s use of public space are closely connected to strategies aimed at tackling antisocial behaviour (ASB). In Scotland, legal measures were introduced through the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) ...
Addressing contraception at the time of abortion: experiences of women and health professionals
This study set out to identify similarities and differences between the experiences of women who received abortion care and of health professionals who gave that care in both SRHC and hospital settings. In relation to ...
Together and apart: supporting families through change
(CRFR - About Families, 2011-06)
Since good relationships between parents are important for the well-being of both adults and children, About Families asked what research could tell us about sustaining healthy relationships and coping with relationship ...
Parenting teenagers: relationships and behaviour
(CRFR - About Families, 2010-10)
We know from calls to helplines that parents of teenagers often struggle and feel isolated, particularly around behaviour and relationship issues. About Families asked what research could tell us about these issues to ...
Evaluating the Young Mothers' Service using contribution analysis: lessons learned
This briefing reports on an evaluation initiative conducted by the Early Intervention team of West Lothian Council, with support from CRFR. The briefing focuses on how this evaluation initiative worked for the Young Mothers’ ...