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Welcome to the SIRCC Online 2021 resources page


Resources for SIRCC 2021 Online are here! As the conference progresses, we shall be adding content - videos, resources and webinars to this page, so that you can dip in and out whenever you want to.

The theme of the conference is 'the workforce', and you will find here views from a wide range of young people, practitioners, managers, and others who have views about how the workforce can deliver The Promise in residential child care.


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How to build a great residential child care manager

Alongside characters and values, what other factors make a great manager? What parts do professional identity, learning and development, and experience play?

SIRCC 2021 - above and beyond

Above and Beyond

Children and young people with residential care experience and residential workers share their highlights from the past year.

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Meet the Authors

We've interviewed some of the authors of articles published in the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, to explore in more detail the content of their…

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Scottish Physical Restraint Action Group

The Scottish Physical Restraint Action Group was formed to continue the discussion on physical restraint in residential child care and plan a way forward for…

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SIRCC 2021 blogs

Read the initial blog responses to the call for action on physical restraint in Scottish childcare, which have been updated for SIRCC 2021.

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The story so far....

Charlie McMillan is the chief executive of the Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities, the SCLD. In this video he discusses the role of the…