Introducing Children's Rights: A ten-minute training tool

The Scottish Government has published a ten minute training tool: 'Introducing Children's Rights'. Find out more and access the training materials. Read more

We Can and Must Do Better

Published in 2007, this report highlighted the need to improve the learning and development for everyone who works with Scotland's looked-after children and care leavers. Find out more and download this report. Read more

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant

The Scottish Care Leavers Covenant is a bold and committed promise to young people who have experience of the care system: that they matter. Read more

Implications of Continuing Care Report

Staf has been working as part of a consortium of colleagues from across the sector which has been meeting about the implementation of Continuing Care. Following our Implications of Continuing Care focus group in February 2018, we produced a report looking at the issues and the good practice taking place across Scotland. Read more

Thinking through implementation

At our September 2014 Managers' Forum, we were joined by Ben Farrugia (CELCIS), who talked us through the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. Find out more and download Ben's presentation. Read more

Staf Consultation on Draft Statutory Guidance for Part 9

After consulting widely with our members, we submitted our response to the consultation on the guidance for Part 9 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. Read our response. Read more

Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 defined new corporate parents, giving more people and organisations duties towards care leavers, and provided a new category for leaving care. Find out more about the Act and related guidance. Read more

Previous Legislation

Find links to previous legislation and resources relating to care-experienced young people. Read more

Ben Farrugia on Part 9, Corporate Parenting

Ben Farrugia, CELCIS, joined us at our Practitioners' Gathering in February 2015 to tell us more about Part 9 (Corporate Parenting) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. Read more

Louise Hill: Corporate Parenting

We interviewed Dr Louise Hill (CELCIS) about what Corporate Parenting is and how the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 affects the Corporate Parents listed in Schedule 4. Read more