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Labels are for clothes not people

Introducing issue 12 of REACH, which explores stigma, language, perception and the representation of care and care experience.

Team work works and all relationships matter

Dr Christine Puckering from Mellow Parenting tells the story of a family and how trauma informed care can foster better relationships.
Topic : Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home
Author : Dr Christine Puckering

"Mummy’s Little Punchbag"

Kenny Murray comments on the Children's Hearings Scotland 'Be A Force For Good' campaign.

If I wasn't emotionally involved, they wouldn't have thrived

Gordon Main continues the conversation on commitment, discussing the emotional investment of foster carers.

Using data creatively to highlight children's experiences

We need access to data at both population and individual levels if we're to be successful in improving the attainment of looked after children.
Topic : Education, Kinship care, Local authority, Looked after at home
Author : Graham Connelly

The devil is in the detail

What the latest round of Scottish Government’s stats on looked after children do and don’t tell us

The attainment gap - a look behind the stats

Linda O'Neill tells the story behind the recent education statistics.

Latest stats on children in care prompts some interesting questions

Ben Farrugia raises some interesting questions. Some of these stats don't ring true. Why?

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