Our blog is a hub for perspectives and analysis of issues that matter to the lives of children, young people and their families. You will hear from our staff and guest bloggers on many topical issues where they will be reflecting and sharing their policy, practice and research insights..
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Gordon Main continues the conversation on commitment, discussing the emotional investment of foster carers.
Jillian Ingram ponders how getting a train from A to B might just offer clues to how to meet children’s needs.
Kenny McGhee continues the conversation from Gordon Main’s recent blog Commitment, like love, is not enough.
Gordon Main talks about how commitment in the care system is not enough.
The difficult issue of self-harm in residential care, exploring the experiences of young people and the support workers need to help.
The importance for children in residential care to develop the ability to navigate friendships with each other.
How the Seen + Heard project in Fife informs developments in policy and practice, and engages Corporate Parents.
Change is coming in the inspection of how well corporate parents are meeting their responsibilities in improving the lives of care experienced children and…
Maryellen Fegan chairs the Highland Champions (CHAMPS) Board. In this blog she describes what she believes it has achieved.