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Our Journal provides a rich forum for debate and dissemination about the topical issues in residential child care research, policy and practice. We're always on the lookout for contributors to share their wide and varied experience - from practitioners, managers, researchers and policy folk, to young people with experience of the care system. Get in touch.

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Current Issue

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 17 No 2

In this issue - a special edition coinciding with the 19th annual Scottish Institute of Residential Child Care (SIRCC) conference - you will find peer-reviewed papers, commentaries, book reviews and some special pieces touching on the theme of the conference: the developmental approach to supporting children’s potential. Included amongst the pieces which cover education, leaving care, peer relationships, Adverse Care Experiences (ACEs), love, human rights and young people’s participation, is an article from Terje Halvorsen on the need to approach professional theories in residential care in a more useable way; and reflections from Jim Gillespie, CEO of Kibble Education and Care Centre, on the history and developments that have led many of the changes in group living.

Previous Issues

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 17 No 1

In this issue you will find the usual mix of peer-reviewed papers, commentaries and book reviews. In…

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 16 No 3

In this special history issue, we begin with Professor Roy Parker’s last article, published posthumo…

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