Protection

Protecting people through partnerships: WithScotland Conference 2012

Iriss.fm, episode 24

On 25th October 2012, WithScotland (formerly SCCPN and MARS) held its first national conference under its new name on the subject of 'Protecting people through partnerships'. IRISS.FM spoke to a number of the speakers, including Tom Wood, Chair of East and Mid-Lothian Adult and Child Protection Committees and Chair of the event; Beth Smith, Director at WithScotland; Joy Barlow, Strategic Advisor at STRADA; and Brigid Daniel, Head of Social Work at the University of Stirling.

Lessons from a scoping study on disabled children and child protection

Iriss.fm, episode 16

Professor Kirsten Stalker undertook an eight month scoping study, involving an international literature review, interviews with ten key informants from England and Scotland, guided conversations with four disabled children and some policy analysis. The review revealed that disabled children are significantly more likely to be abused that non-disabled children. There is also evidence that the abuse of disabled children often does undetected and is under-reported.

A RIGHT blether with Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (Part 2) - Katie Brown

Child care and protection research

Katie Brown, Head of Participation and Education, Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP) shares her experiences of being involved in developing and delivering a large-scale programme of participative consultation with children and young people from across Scotland. 'A RIGHT blether' created an opportunity for children and young people to share their opinions and experiences, to say what's important to them, and to inform the work of the Commissioner.

Aberlour Glasgow Bridges service - Cheryl Burges, Sandra Sweeten

Child care and protection research

Cheryl Burgess, Research Fellow at the School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling; and Sandra Sweeten, Aberlour Glasgow Bridges Service Manager. The Aberlour Glasgow Bridges service was set up in Possilpark in North East Glasgow in June 2008, with initial funding for three years. It works with families affected by parental substance misuse.

A RIGHT blether with Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (Part 1) - Katie Brown

Child care and protection research

Katie Brown, Head of Participation and Education, Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP) shares her experiences of being involved in developing and delivering a large-scale programme of participative consultation with children and young people from across Scotland. 'A RIGHT blether' created an opportunity for children and young people to share their opinions and experiences, to say what's important to them, and to inform the work of the Commissioner.

The rights and status of children of prisoners in Scotland - Nico Juetten

Child care and protection research

Nico Juetten, Parliamentary Officer for Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People discusses the findings of work undertaken to explore the rights and status of the children of prisoners in Scotland. Not seen, not heard, not guilty: Review 2011 reports on a review of progress since a previous research report was published in 2008.

Understanding child trafficking and the challenges for practice - Paul Rigby

Child care and protection research

Paul Rigby, Researcher in child protection, Glasgow Social Work Services and on secondment at the Criminal Justice Social Work Centre, University of Edinburgh. In this clip, Paul Rigby talks about some recent work undertaken in Glasgow focused on the issue of child trafficking.

The protection of adults vulnerable through mental disorder - George Kappler

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

The Protection of Adults Vulnerable Through Mental Disorder: Legislation and the Role of Social Work, the Local Authority and the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

George Kappler, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

Recorded at Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series.