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How the Care Experienced Bursary is making a difference in the lives of care experienced young people.
Claire Burns, Deputy Executive Director, CELCIS, sets out what it will take to make change happen as she writes on Care Day 2020, reaffirming our commitment to support all families and the findings of the Independent Care Review.
First published by Citizens Theatre, 30 January 2020.
Stephen Small explains how the voluntary adoption and fostering agency has worked with West Lothian Council to deliver a concurrent planning model to achieve early permanence for children
Barbara shares the learning that she gained throughout designing, applying and adapting the model in Wales, England and Jersey, and how this has helped her to support the first case review in Scotland, based on the Welsh approach.
As part of Care Experienced Week, David Grimm has written a blog post and Simone Smith shares a vlog describing the learning and discussion from a group of care experienced young people’s recent trip to Jersey as part of the Scotland-Jersey Participation Project