Our news helps everyone working with and for children in need of care and protection, their families and carers, and with care leavers, to keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.

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Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Alliance publishes ‘Collaborative Voice’ Briefing

27 October 2020
A breifing paper published as part of Care Experienced Week 2020 by the SCLC on supporting care leavers during COVID-19.

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New report highlights the sexual exploitation of children in Scotland

26 October 2020
The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) and Barnardo’s Scotland have published (26 October) the first national st…

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New Scottish Government consultation on revised National Guidance for Child Protection

21 October 2020
The Scottish Government would like to hear the views of those working with children, young people and their families on an updat…

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Scotland’s New Secure Care Pathway and Standards launched

05 October 2020
The Scottish Government has today (5 October) published new Secure Care Pathway and Standards Scotland to guide all practitioner…

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New independent body to advocate for UK response to childhood trauma launched

17 September 2020
The UK Trauma Council (UKCT) was launched today (17 September) to drive positive change in the care and support provided to chil…