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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’ ...
Gender Care and Transitions, in association with the Scottish Poverty Information Unit
This briefing is the interim report of CRFR's first Fellowship and considers how women with dependent children move into training or employment and the role of both formal and informal care in supporting them.
Growing Up in Scotland: first research report on Sweep 1
(Scottish Government, 2007-01)
The Growing Up in Scotland study ( GUS) is an important and ambitious new longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Funded ...
Growing Up in Scotland: Year 3 - Food and Activity
(Scottish Government, 2009-01-21)
This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland study to explore the prevalence of, and many issues related to, food and activity in Scotland specifically in relation to young children.
Dealing with Child Contact Issues: A Literature Review of Mechanisms in different Jurisdictions
(The Scottish Government, 2007-10)
The report examines how some jurisdictions address contact issues where there has been a history of intractable conflict, child abuse or neglect or domestic abuse.
Public Policy Seminar
(ERSC/Scottish Government, 2006-05)
Recent policy response to family breakdown has been to emphasise the importance of maintained contact between children and absent parents. Since 1995, with the Children (Scotland) Act, parents have had a responsibility to ...
Family, friendship and the transition to secondary school: the experiences of black, minority ethnic and white children
(CRFR/Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society, 2003-11)
Around the age of 11, nearly all Scottish children transfer from primary to secondary school. This will involve changes to the size, location, class structure, curriculum, ethos of school as well as markedly altering ...
Feeding families and influences on healthy eating in Scotland: findings from a qualitative study
A series of policy documents in the 1990's highlighted the contribution of dietry factors to morbidity and mortality in Scotland. Primary care was identified as one setting where advice about diet and healthy eating may ...
Relationships between grandparents and teenage grandchildren
Little research is available on the range of help and support grandparents and older grandchildren provide to each other or of the importance and quality of this relationship. Through individual and group interviews, ...
Cool with Change: young people talking about support
Many children living in Scotland experience significant changes in their family circumstances in the course of their childhood. The most common such change is when parents decide to live apart but a small proportion of ...