The City of Edinburgh Council’s Files and documents available for download within following categories, Social care and health, Children and families, GIRFEC. The City of Edinburgh Council download – Supporting child planning documents | Social care and health | Children and families | GIRFEC. Aberdeenshire GIRFEC Guidance & Operational documentation The guidance document is followed by 4 appendices with additional.

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Int J Early Years Educ. Consistent high standards of cooperation, joint working, and communication where more than one agency needs to be involved, locally and across Scotland. Getting It Right for Every Child: Knowledge underpinning the Assessment Framework In: Doing Better for Children. The Scottish Context Scotland is a relatively small country with a population of only 5. Accessed August 25, In some geographic areas implementation has been successful, yet in other areas the pace of culture change has been slow, perhaps partly due to doument flexible nature of local execution.

Aldgate J, Rose W. Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.

Supporting child planning documents | The City of Edinburgh Council

Legislation was viewed as necessary documnt accelerate progress already made and to documment consistent implementation of GIRFEC across Scotland. Children and Young Persons: As a national transformational initiative, the GIRFEC approach represents the current and future direction of children’s policy in Scotland.


Child Protection Systems in the United Kingdom: Accessed January 26, Social Justice and Social Policy in Scotland. Rose W, Aldgate J. Maximizing the skilled workforce within universal services to address needs and risks as early as possible 9.

Health for All Children 4. GIRFEC was developed and implemented as a new approach to multiagency practice with the aim of improving outcomes for all children and young people. Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care. An integral role for children, young people, and families in assessment, planning, and intervention 4. However, with each of Scotland’s local authorities at a different stage of implementation and with varying local interpretations, culture change and documentt toward national implementation have been slow.

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It incorporates a holistic, ecological approach that takes into account the context of the whole child; the child’s family, community, and environment; and the interactions within and between different aspects of the child’s life.

Conti G, Heckman JJ. Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer: Finally, there is a need to ensure that for services working holistically with the whole family, GIRFEC procedures are linked with health and social care policies for adults; currently the GIRFEC focus is vocument on children and young people up to the age of Ereaut G, Whiting R.

A common approach to gaining consent and to sharing information where appropriate. Stalker K, Moscardini L. Accessed November 6, Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.


GIRFEC also requires active engagement on the part of children and families—yet there are fears that it is parenting that is being assessed, and as such, the Scottish government and those implementing GIRFEC must work to overcome these worries. Burgess C, Stone K.

There is concern, however, that lack of capacity or gaps in certain services may undermine progress in some areas. Stradling B, Alexander B. The Documen Society of Girec Response.

Getting it Right for Every Child – Children and Young People’s Services MKN

Child Youth Serv Rev. Children in Scotland; Scotland is not without its social problems: Joseph Rowntree Foundation; Successful implementation, however, requires significant change at the levels of system, culture, and practice, including multiagency collaboration and information sharing.

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documrnt Support Center Support Center. Consistent high standards of cooperation, joint working, and communication where more than one agency needs to be involved, locally and across Scotland 7. Rose W, Rowlands J. Jimmy Reid Foundation;