Insights are evidence summaries to support the social services in Scotland. They are reviewed by people with research, policy and practice expertise to ensure they are robust and meet the needs of social service stakeholders in Scotland.

If you have an idea about a topic for an Insight that you think would be useful for a wide social service audience we would be delighted to hear from you.

Parents with learning disabilities

Insight 37

Insight 37
Brings together the key research findings on supporting parents with learning disabilities to aid practitioners in considering approaches for working with this group of vulnerable parents.

Achieving effective supervision

Insight 30

Achieving effective supervision
Summarises key research evidence around supervision in social work and social care and draws out implications for practice.

Prison leavers and homelessness

Insight 29

Examines the relationship between homelessness and offending, the impact of prison, key challenges and messages for practice.