The role of the court in cases concerning parental substance misuse and children at risk of harm

An article that links with our work evaluating the pilot Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC). For details of this problem-solving court approach, see our current work programme.

Harwin J and Ryan M (2007) Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. Vol 29, Nos 3-4, Sept-Dec, pp 277-292.

Parental mental health problems – messages from research, policy and practice

A review that distils the findings of UK and international research about the impact of parental mental health problems on children and other family members. It supports the case for bridging the gap between adult and children’s services and draws out messages of particular relevance to those commissioning and delivering services for children and families.

Commissioned by Research in Practice (2004)