6,109 

young people eligible for aftercare as at 31 July 2018

25

percentage of young people eligible for aftercare who were in education, training or employment 

208

young people recorded as in a Continuing Care placement in 2017-2018

We care: workforce wellbeing and trauma sensitive care

Tuesday 29th October 2019 | Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling | 9am - 5pm

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Author: Liam Furby

Location: Stirling Court Hotel,University of Stirling, Stirling

Do you want to help shape Staf policy?

Staf is delighted to announce the formation of a new Policy Engagement Group to ensure that the voice of our members is at the heart of our political output. Check out this short blog for an overview of the group's remit, and get in touch if you are interested in getting involved.

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Author: Cheryl Leggett

We listen. We care. We love.

Youth Just Us

With funding from the Life Changes Trust, we have begun a new project, jointly with the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice, to listen to the voice of care and justice-experienced young people so that their views are given the due weight and attention they deserve.

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Author: Liam Furby

Events

Staf runs a number of events throughout the year, including focus groups, Managers' Forums, Practitioners' Gatherings and our Annual Conference. Our events give attendees the chance to network, share ideas and good practice and to learn about the latest developments in the sector. Click here to see our upcoming events.

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Author: Belinda Mustoe

Mapping Relationships

Mapping Relationships is the first stage of a new three-year project to support you to develop relationship-based practice, funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. We will be consulting with all of those who work with care leavers in Scotland to gather opinions and practice examples around relationships.

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Author: Liam Furby

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