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200200 2002

Future citizens CD-ROM

Type: Teaching resources, DVD, videos and CDs

An interactive CD-ROM featuring activites, worksheets and teacher's notes.
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£35.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module contains session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£22.00
200600 2006

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - what we mean by research evidence and why we need to use it - identifying the factors that affect practitioner decision making and the role of research - why not all evidence is equal and challenging claims to authority - appraising the obstacles/enablers to using research in practice - make sense of research jargon.
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£12.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module pack includes session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£22.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including - how to formulate a search question and strategy on a specific practice issue - identifying key search terms and making the search sufficiently broad/narrow - looking for research using the internet and online resources - using gateways and databases to find research - how to get full copies of research papers.
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£12.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

All you need to run your own training on this module. The module pack includes session plans, learning outcomes, group activities and a CD of handouts and slides.
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£22.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - research design understanding quantitative and qualitative methods - the different types of questions that quantitative and qualitative research can answer - a gentle guide to statistics and qualitative research methods - the importance of critical appraisal, tried and tested critical thinking tools provided.
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£12.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - the evaluation cycle - what are trying to achieve - outcome or output knowing the difference and measuring them - selecting indicators and identifying sources of evidence - what and when planning your evaluation - how methods and tools for collecting and recording data - analysing and presenting evaluation data - reflecting on practice, learning from and sharing the findings.
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£22.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - practical paths to becoming an evidence-based organisation - identifying obstacles to acting on evidence - increasing access to evidence for practitioners, team managers and project leaders - presenting evidence to achieve change and developing dissemination plans - predicting and responding to resistance.
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£12.00
 

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

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This module of The Evidence Guide covers areas including: - the evaluation cycle - what are trying to achieve - outcome or output knowing the difference and measuring them - selecting indicators and identifying sources of evidence - what and when planning your evaluation - how methods and tools for collecting and recording data - analysing and presenting evaluation data - reflecting on practice, learning from and sharing the findings
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£15.00
 

The Evidence Guide - the complete five modules

by Sarah Frost

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

Helps social care professionals find, judge and apply research evidence in practice. This easy to use modular resource is perfect for anyone - from commisioning managers to social work students - wanting to know how to make better use of research evidence in practice and service development.
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£140.00
 

Offside Workbook with DVD

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources, DVD, videos and CDs

This film and workbook explore appropriate teenage relationships and challenge sexual beliefs that can be associated with harmful sexual behaviour.
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£63.75
 

About self-harm

Type: Tools for professionals, Teaching resources

This concise booklet explains why young people self-harm, dispels some common myths and provides information about accessing help and support.
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Free
200900 2009

Second chances: Re-engaging young people in education and training

by Jane Evans, Deborah Meyer, Anne Pinney and Barbara Robinson

Type: Policy and research documents

Second Chances dispels the stereotype that young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) are 'idle' or 'feckless', hanging around on street corners rather than getting a job.
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Free
 

Postcards from home

by Neera Sharma and Rachel Dowling

Type: Policy and research documents

This report looks at the experience of disabled children and their families in the school holidays.
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Free
201000 2010

Lost in transition: the urgent need to help young school leavers in the recession

by Nicola Smith and Anne Pinney

Type: Policy and research documents

At last Autumn¿s party conferences, Barnardo¿s highlighted the urgent need to help over 200,000 young school leavers across the UK who were already trapped in unemployment.
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Free
201111 Nov 2011

Levelling the playing field

by Jessica Cundy, with economic analysis by Ritu Patwari

Type: Policy and research documents

This short report highlights Barnardo's work to support vulnerable 16 and 17-year-olds into education, employment and training. The report makes four key recommendations about making social mobility a reality for these young people.
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Free
201202 Feb 2012

Staying the course

by Policy, Research & Media

Type: Policy and research documents

Staying the Course takes a close, initial look at the new 16-19 Bursary Fund for England and its impact on disadvantaged 16 to 19-year-olds in education and training.
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Free
201506 Jun 2015

Growing Up: an evaluation of horticultural therapy with young people who have a learning disability

by Victoria Gray Armstrong

Type: Miscellaneous

This evaluation report brings together the statistical information from the Growing Up project as well as a wealth of qualitative evidence from interviews with trainees, families, staff, volunteers and referral agencies. The analysis of this data offers insights into what service users have found valuable about the Growing Up experience and what is working well to carry forward into the future.
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Free
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