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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.

The mistrusting brain and blocked care

Evidence suggests that DDP (attachment-focused family therapy) is effective in helping recovery from developmental trauma. Here's how.
2018 Sep

Agents of change

Jo Derrick at Foster Care Associates explans how additional support for foster carers at the early stages of placement helps to improve outcomes.
Topic : Foster care
Author : Jo Derrick

We are open, responsive and actively listen

Michael Stewart, from Fosterplus, gives an insight into a model used to improve foster care practice.
Topic : Foster care
Author : Michael Stewart
2018 Sep

A decade of data

How an analysis of data has enabled Stirling’s services for children develop to better fit their needs.
Topic : Foster care, Local authority
Author : John Muir

Living in the room for improvement

Claire Burns introduces the evidence into practice theme of the new issue of our REACH publication.

"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.

Commitment must be matched by deeds, not just words

Kenny McGhee continues the conversation from Gordon Main’s recent blog Commitment, like love, is not enough.

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