What works in practice

Parenting Education: messages from research and practice

For parenting Education to work it must reach those whose parenting skills most need to be developed and make real changes in how they understand and respond to their children. This report supports the practical implementation of these strategic principles.
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Karen McInnes with Anna Downie and Tony Newman 1999

ISBN: 1-904659-22-5

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The Evidence Guide - the complete five modules

Aimed at professionals involved in social care and allied fields, as well as those studying in this area, this easy to use resource is for any one with an interest in evidence based services.
Five modules steer you through finding, assessing and applying research evidence. Designed to work individually - making the course easy and manageable.
Learner's packs use individual activities, review questions and key message boxes to facilitate interactive, self guided learning.
Trainer's packs contain session plans, learning outcomes and group activities as well as a CD of handouts and slides - all you need to run your own training.

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Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-39-X

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£140.00

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Module 1: Using research evidence in practice: an introduction - Learner's pack

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including
o what we mean by “research evidence” and why we need to use it
o identifying the factors that affect practitioner decision making and the role of research
o why not all evidence is equal and challenging claims to authority
o appraising the obstacles/enablers to using research in practice
o make sense of research “jargon”

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-25-X

Ref: CC459

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Module 1: Using research evidence in practice: an introduction - Trainer's pack

All you need to run your own training on this module:
session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-26-8

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£22.00

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Module 2: Locating research evidence in five steps - Learner's pack

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including
o how to formulate a search question and strategy on a specific practice issue
o identifying key search terms and making the search sufficiently broad/narrow
o looking for research using the internet and online resources
o using gateways and databases to find research
o how to get full copies of research papers

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-28-4

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Module 2: Locating research evidence in five steps - Trainer's pack

All you need to run your own training on this module:
session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-27-6

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Module 3: Appraising and reviewing research evidence - Learner's pack

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including
o research design – understanding quantitative and qualitative methods
o the different types of questions that quantitative and qualitative research can answer
o a gentle guide to statistics and qualitative research methods
o the importance of critical appraisal, tried and tested critical thinking tools provided

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-30-6

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Module 3: Appraising and reviewing research evidence - Trainer's pack

All you need to run your own training on this module:
session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-29-2

Ref: CC462

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Module 4: Adapting and applying evidence: issues for individual practitioners and organisations - Learner's pack

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including
o practical paths to becoming an evidence-based organisation
o identifying obstacles to acting on evidence
o increasing access to evidence for practitioners, team managers and project leaders
o presenting evidence to achieve change and developing dissemination plans
o predicting and responding to resistance

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-32-2

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Module 4: Adapting and applying evidence: issues for individual practitioners and organisations - Trainer's pack

All you need to run your own training on this module:
session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-31-4

Ref: CC464

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Module 5: Outcome-focused evaluation - Learner's pack

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including
o the evaluation cycle – what are trying to achieve?
o outcome or output? knowing the difference and measuring them
o selecting indicators and identifying sources of evidence
o what and when? planning your evaluation
o how? methods and tools for collecting and recording data
o analysing and presenting evaluation data
o reflecting on practice, learning from and sharing the findings

Sarah Frost et al, 2005

ISBN: 1-904659-33-0

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Module 5: Outcome-focused evaluation - Trainer's pack

All you need to run your own training on this module:
session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.

Sarah Frost et al, 2006

ISBN: 1-904659-34-9

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What works in strategic partnerships for children?

How can we build strong and effective partnerships that really improve outcomes for children? This title looks at the history of partnership working and the theories underpinning different partnership models as well as how to develop productive partnerships and maintain their momentum.

Janie Percy-Smith 2005

ISBN: 1 904659 10 1

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What works for children and young people with harmful sexual behaviours?

This title reviews interventions and strategies for working with children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour. It examines research and effective interventions with adolescents who have sexually abused and pre-adolescent children with sexual behaviour problems. The need for supportive and empathic interventions which are developmentally sensitive is highlighted.
SEE ALSO - 'Your choice', a film resource for working with boys who exhibit sexually harmful behaviours.

Simon Hackett 2004

1-904-659-05-5

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£12.99


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What works for young people leaving care?

Explores research in the context of practice, law and social and economic structures. This book looks at problems, service challenges and outcome for young people leaving care.

Mike Stein 2004

ISBN: 1 904659 08 X

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What works in adoption and foster care?

Written to help managers and practitioners make evidence based decision about where and how to place children for the right outcomes. Looks at what factors are associated with positive outcomes, how practice can be evaluated and what research does not tell us.

Clive Sellick et al 2004

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What works? Making connections: Linking research and practice

At present, integration of research into social care practice and management is only partially successful. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation commissioned Barnardo's to conduct a review of the processes by which research is disseminated and subsequently implemented into policy and practice. This publication considers what research commissioners/producers can do to ensure that their research will be successfully integrated.
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Barnardo's research and development team 2000

ISBN: 0 902046 65 9

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£4.99

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