Resources

UNCRC and GIRFEC

Third sector consultation on guidance

Feedback and presentations from our recent consultation with the third sector on the Children & Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 guidance.
Download presentations and feedback
More about the Act

Older publications

These formed part of the development of GIRFEC and have helped inform current thinking.
Older publications

Essential reading

Outline guidance for GIRFEC provisions coverOutline guidance on GIRFEC provisions

Our proposal for the development of guidance to support the GIRFEC provisions in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. It signals the start of an engagement process with stakeholders to develop the full statutory guidance.
Outline guidance on GIRFEC provisions

A guide to Getting it right for every childA guide to Getting it right for every child

An essential read for anyone involved or working with children and young people, including practitioners working in adult services with parents and carers. It shows how the GIRFEC National practice model and tools can be used locally to complement your own materials and processes.
A guide to Getting it right for every child

News and updates

Wellbeing magazine - Issue 2Wellbeing magazine

Written and produced by the Getting it right for every child team, here at the Scottish Government, Wellbeing magazine tells you what we and others are doing to promote children’s rights and support their wellbeing.
Issue 2 of Wellbeing - Autumn 2013 (Issue 2 also available as an e-book)
Issue 1 of Wellbeing - Spring 2013 (Issue 1 also available as an e-book)

GIRFEC Bulletin Issue 1GIRFEC Bulletin

Update for professionals who work with children, young people and families.
GIRFEC Bulletin - Issue 1: Information sharing

Lanarkshire's toolkit

Photo illustrating wellbeing indicatorsA comprehensive GIRFEC resource based on three years' work across Lanarkshire.
Access Lanarkshire's toolkit

How to embed Getting it right

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A guide to implementing Getting it right for every child

Messages from pathfinders and learning partners about implementing Getting it right for every child.

Includes summaries for practitioners, operational managers and strategic managers.

June 2010

Evaluation and review

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Review of the process and experience within the Getting it right domestic abuse pathfinders

Review of the process and experience within the Getting it right domestic abuse pathfinders

March 2011

Children affected by parental substance misuse (CAPSM) - in Angus

Children affected by parental substance misuse (CAPSM) - in Angus

Also includes a baseline report from April 2010

March 2011

Changing professional practice and culture to Get it right for every child

An evaluation report of the development and early implementation phases of Getting it right for every child in Highland 2006 - 2009.

Also includes a series of thematic briefings, reporting the findings from the evaluation of the pathfinder.

November 2009