Views

Young people's views on violence against women - Nancy Lombard

Dr Nancy Lombard, Lecturer, Napier University Edinburgh (February 2012)

Nancy Lombard

Dr Nancy Lombard talks about her research conducted with 89 primary school children in Glasgow. The research explored their views on violence, particularly about violence against women. The research involved an exploratory questionnaire, group discussion sessions and discussions of case studies.

Consultation about children and young people's mental health indicators - Susan Elsley

Dr Susan Elsley, Policy and Research Consultant and part time Senior Research Fellow at CRFR, University of Edinburgh (January 2012)

Susan Elsley

Dr Susan Elsley talks about research commissioned by NHS Scotland, which aimed to contribute to the development of mental health indicators for children and young people in Scotland, which has recently been launched: mental health indicators for children.

Taking Place Seriously – young people's views on living in a children's home - Zachari Duncalf

Zachari Duncalf, Research Fellow, CELCIS (February 2012)

Zachari Duncalf

Zachari Duncalf, Research Fellow at CELCIS, speaks about a pilot project - Taking Place Seriously - that was undertaken to understand how young people feel about living in a children's home and what the young people liked or disliked about their surroundings. This recording sits within the parameters of child care as part of the collection.

Experiences of the young people in community research

Speak Out magazine article

An article written by Who Cares? Scotland and the young people involved in the community research project Working with young people, which evaluated Who Cares? Scotland's advocacy services in two local authority areas. The article talks about the young people's experience of the project and what they gained from their involvement.

Young people's research findings

Working with young people

A presentation of their research findings by the young people involved in the community research project Working with young people, which evaluated Who Cares? Scotland's advocacy services in two local authority areas.

Working with young people

Community research

A report detailing our experience and outcomes of a community research project working with young people who were, or had been, in care to design and run their own research. The project evaluated Who Cares? Scotland's advocacy services in two local authority areas. As a result of the research Who Cares? Scotland agreed to consider certain changes and improvements to their services.

Talking Mats - case study evidence

Person using talking mats

Talking Mats and Reviews

An outreach worker at the Centre was working with a young boy who was experiencing significant difficulties at school including aggression and non-compliance. He was being excluded and had also spent considerable periods of time being looked after away from home by other family members. During meetings which the boy was not part of it became clear that his own views and voice was not being heard.

IRISS's Adventures in Participatory Research

The process of developing a community research project

Iriss character
Comic illustrating the process and outcomes of a community research project Working with young people. The project was run by Iriss in partnership with Who Cares? Scotland between 2010 and 2011.