Children in care often find it difficult to make and keep friends due to multiple home and family disruptions. This how-to guide by The Children's Society guides practitioners on how they can help children in care to build and maintain friendships - which can improve their wellbeing and reduce their isolation.
Guidelines for Consulting with Children & Young People with Disabilities
It is vital to recognise children and young people with disabilities as experts on their own situation, and as capable of contributing to the decision-making processes that affect their lives. This paper offers practical guidance to professionals who work with children with disabilities, including tips for working with children with specific impairments, and case study examples of effective consultation.
How to Review the Evidence: A Simple Guide to Conducting a Literature Review
This short resource from AIFS provides guidance and links to additional information to step you through
a basic literature review. It is particularly for people working in the community services sector
who want to use a literature review to inform the design, delivery or evaluation of a program,
service or approach to practice. The resource will also help those unsure of how to go about
a literature review. Specifically, this resource outlines the process for conducting a
narrative‑style literature review.
Parent and Family Engagement: An Implementation Guide for School Communities
This guide from ARACY gives practical guidance on how school communities can design and implement successful parent and family engagement practices. It draws from a wide body of research to provide evidence and examples of how you can make parent and family engagement relevant to your school and community.
This document developed by the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental health outlines a number of principles and practices for engaging with families. These were co-developed with a youth advisory group and seek to ensure a high quality of client engagement and service.
This document developed by the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health outlines a number of principles and practices for engaging with young people. These were co-developed with a youth advisory group and seek to ensure a high quality of client engagement and service.
This guide from Youth Power explains how to measure youth engagement, and why this is an important part of working with young people. It also discusses a number of specific indicators of youth engagement, and links to tools that can help you measure these.