ESSS Outlines

Outlines are summaries of evidence produced by Iriss's Information Specialists in the Evidence Search and Summary Service (ESSS). They are produced using flexible and thorough approaches to identify and evaluate a wide range of evidence — from research, practice and experience — to ensure robust outputs that meet the needs of social service stakeholders in Scotland.

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Impact of women specific interventions

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ESSS Outline Impact of  women specific interventions
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.

Integrated assessments in children’s services

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Integrated assessments in children's services
Explores the evidence around integrated assessment in children's services, including children's and families' experiences of the assessment process, good practice, electronic information systems, data protection, privacy and the potential impacts of surveillance.

Values statements of disability organisations

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Values statements of disability organisations
Looks at how the diverse needs of disabled people can be addressed in an organisation’s values statement. It also summarises evidence on the values that can support the workforce in delivering quality disability services, and how these values can be integrated in the third sector.

Frameworks for child participation in social care

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ESSS Outline Frameworks for child participation in social care
Summarises evidence relating to participation frameworks for children and young people in social care, including examples of good practice as well as specific contexts, such as in child protection, and with BAME and disabled youth.

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