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We are now moving towards a professionalism that is defined by passion and commitment expressed through the transparent and responsible use of relationships.
Guest blogger Fiona Bennett of Barnardo's Scotland describes the Family Firm Action Research project.
Linda Davidson, Permanence Consultant at CELCIS, explains how a timeline can be a powerful tool in making child-centred decisions.
Jennifer Davidson blogs about what 2016 has meant for the children’s sector and what the year ahead will bring.
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…
Paul McKee is an advocacy worker who helps parents to express their views when decisions are being made about their children.
Jennifer McKearney, of Aberdeenshire’s legal and governance department explains how PACE has cut drift and delay in their decision making
The rewards of adopting can far outweigh any barriers
Diana Beveridge of Scottish Government explains why improving permanence by reading the data works.