6,109 

young people eligible for aftercare as at 31 July 2018

25

percentage of young people eligible for aftercare 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

We Care | 29 October 2019 | Stirling

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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

Young People and Professionals United

Young People's Voice

Staf has always had the voice of care-experienced young people at its heart. From the Debate Project to the Voices and Connecting Voices, young people's voices have always influenced our work. Find out more about the voice of care-experienced young people.

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Author: Cheryl Leggett

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

Training and Consultancy

In addition to our calendar of events, Staf offers bespoke training and consultancy opportunities for all corporate parents across a range of subjects, including working with care-experienced young people, trauma-informed practice, trauma and stress management, and leadership and management.

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Author: Cheryl Leggett

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