Stand Up For Siblings Research into Practice Online Event

Year: 2021
Topic: Legislation, Voices of young people, Siblings
Author: Stand Up for Siblings

Research evidence on the estrangement of children in care from their brothers and sisters

Gillian Henderson, Information and Research Manager in the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA), discusses some of the research evidence that lead to the foundation of Stand Up For Siblings (SUFS). And then how SUFS used this and other research to influence the Scottish Government to achieve the changes in law that came into force in July 2021.

With contributions from:

  • Kate Richardson, Scotland’s Adoption Register
  • Gillian Henderson, information and research manager in the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA)
  • Hazel Oliver, Children’s Hearings Scotland
  • Lorraine Lauder, Children’s Hearings Scotland
  • Laura Campbell, Children’s Hearings Scotland
  • Louise Henry, West Lothian Council
  • Shona Spence, Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA)

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