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Commitment, like love, is not enough

Gordon Main talks about how commitment in the care system is not enough.
Topic : Foster care, Kinship care, Residential care
Author : Gordon Main
2018 Mar

Change is coming

Change is coming in the inspection of how well corporate parents are meeting their responsibilities in improving the lives of care experienced children and young people.

Doctor Who and the care experienced new companion

Leanne Mattu, Research Associate at CELCIS, explores what Bill Potts’ character does and does not tell us about being in foster care
Topic : Education, Foster care, Throughcare and aftercare
Author : Leanne Mattu

Mind the implementation gap: how child care can be improved globally

Dr Chrissie Gale, international lead for CELCIS, reflects on research which could help shape the drive for better alternative care for children in countries around the world.

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
2017 Mar

Choosing to love

We are now moving towards a professionalism that is defined by passion and commitment expressed through the transparent and responsible use of relationships.

'But, it’s not cultural!' – challenging the myth in Asia

Guest blogger Thomas Abbott talks about setting up foster care projects in Thailand.
Topic : Foster care, International
Author : Thomas Abbott

How will bairns fair in 2017?

Jennifer Davidson blogs about what 2016 has meant for the children’s sector and what the year ahead will bring.

Concurrency: Planning for all outcomes

What’s known as concurrency planning is beginning to be adopted in Scotland, and it's a potent means of achieving permanent, stable homes and futures for the youngest looked-after children.
Topic : Adoption, Child protection, Foster care, Permanence
Author : Carol Wassell

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