The importance of consistent relationships
Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Residential care
Author: Andrew Skinner, Hillside Residential School
Andrew Skinner is unit manager at Hillside Residential School in Fife, which has about 30 boys with emotional, social and behavioural problems. Most come to Hillside through the Children's Panel system, and with youngsters aged from 11 to 18 corporate parenting there is complex. Here Andrew explains how important consistency and relationships are in building trust.