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New toys and books in Hearing rooms and waiting areas

New toys and books in Hearing rooms and waiting areas

New toys, books and other provisions for children and young people are being introduced in Hearing centres across the country.  Corporate Parent SCRA is responsible for providing accommodation for Children’s Hearings and we are keen to make sure there is something for...

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Launch of Articulate Animation

Launch of Articulate Animation

Hearings-experienced young people launched their new Articulate Animation today (Wednesday 22 May). The cartoon animation has been co-written, designed and voiced by some of Our Hearings, Our Voice (OHOV) Board Members. An independent board of children and young...

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Corporate Plan 2024-2027

Corporate Plan 2024-2027

Corporate Parent, SCRA has published a plan outlining its work over the next three years. The plan is aimed at children and young people and sets out our Corporate Parenting activities for the next three years. You can view the new plan here. Lisa Bennett who is...

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Scrapbook launch in Stornoway

Scrapbook launch in Stornoway

Corporate Parent SCRA has extended a Keeping The Promise pilot to the Western Isles. The Taking Control of my Hearing scrapbook was originally launched in Fife in November 2023 and yesterday (Monday 15 April 2024) it was launched in Stornoway. The concept and design...

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Hearing Room Improvement Programme – next phase

Hearing Room Improvement Programme – next phase

Corporate Parent SCRA is excited to announce that the next phase of our Hearing room improvement programme is now underway. Originally launched in 2015 with the first pilot Hearing room in Glasgow, the programme has resulted in more than 40 Hearing rooms being...

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Keeping The Promise progress report for YOU

Keeping The Promise progress report for YOU

In February 2022, corporate parent SCRA published its Keeping The Promise Route Plan. To mark Care Day 2024 and two years on from publication of the plan, SCRA has produced a progress report aimed at children and young people. The report covers some of SCRA’s Keeping...

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Digital exclusion – new report

Digital exclusion – new report

Corporate Parent SCRA has published a new research report today exploring digital poverty for children and young people. The report ‘Digital Poverty and Exclusion in Scotland: Digital Lives of Care Experienced Children' looks at digital exclusion in the Children's...

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Taking Control of My Hearing

Taking Control of My Hearing

Two Hearings-experienced young people are helping children and young people take control of their Hearing. Achilles and Ciara - who are Our Hearings, Our Voice (OHOV) Board Members - came up with the idea of a scrapbook which will help children and young people...

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Annual Report for Children & Young People

Annual Report for Children & Young People

Corporate Parent SCRA has published its Annual Report for Children and Young People 2022/23.  The report highlights the work SCRA has done in partnership with Hearings-experienced young people over the past 12 months. There’s been lots of exciting projects, including...

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Postcard feedback pilot launched

Postcard feedback pilot launched

Hearings-experienced young people told us they want more ways to provide us with feedback. That’s why Corporate Parents Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) and the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) have launched a new pilot feedback initiative....

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Asking for a review cartoon animation

Asking for a review cartoon animation

It is important children and young people know their rights in the Children’s Hearings System. Young people from Our Hearings, Our Voice told corporate parents in their 40 Calls to Action that they wanted to know that they had the right to ask for a review and how to...

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Have you got what it takes to become a Panel Member?

Have you got what it takes to become a Panel Member?

Hearings-experienced young people have helped shape a campaign to attract new Panel Members to volunteer with the Children’s Hearings System. The recruitment campaign - which was launched on 30 August - highlights the qualities of empathy, compassion, being a good...

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Child Friendly Scheduling Project

Child Friendly Scheduling Project

A Child Friendly Scheduling Project is currently being piloted in Ayrshire led by corporate parent SCRA.  The project aims to provide a more personal, bespoke service to every child and young person attending Hearings by giving them a choice about the date, time and...

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Pilot underway – Customise my Hearing Form

Pilot underway – Customise my Hearing Form

A pilot Keeping The Promise project aims to enable children and young people to have a better say before their Children’s Hearing.  Corporate parent SCRA is running a Customise my Hearing Form test in Grampian and part of Highland. The initiative aims to offer...

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Understanding my Hearing (Before, During and After)

Understanding my Hearing (Before, During and After)

An exciting new piece of work is underway led by corporate parent, the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA).  A Project Team which includes Hearings-experienced young people and adults has been set up and the first planning meeting was held at the end of...

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Focusing on rights in Falkirk

Focusing on rights in Falkirk

Corporate parents CHS (Children’s Hearings Scotland) and SCRA (Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration took part in an event for Hearings-experienced young people in Falkirk recently.  The free event at the Dawson Community Centre in Falkirk was open to children...

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Modern Apprenticeship Scheme

Modern Apprenticeship Scheme

Corporate Parent SCRA has a Modern Apprenticeship Scheme for young people with experience of care or the Hearings System. We talk to our latest recruit Taylor to find out more about the scheme... What made you apply for the Modern Apprenticeship at SCRA? I initially...

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Keeping The Promise progress report for YOU!

Keeping The Promise progress report for YOU!

In February 2022, corporate parent SCRA published its Keeping The Promise Route Plan. To mark Care Day and one year on from publication of the plan, SCRA has produced a progress report aimed at children and young people. The report covers some of SCRA’s Keeping The...

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Sound Bite clips

Sound Bite clips

Board Members from Our Hearings, Our Voice have recorded three short audio clips providing advice to other young people attending Hearings. The Sound Bites cover things like the importance of filling in a Hearing About Me form before your Children’s Hearing, how...

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Keeping The Promise podcast

Keeping The Promise podcast

The voice of Hearings-experienced children and young people is at the heart of SCRA’s work to Keep The Promise. Today we have produced a podcast where you hear from Board Members at Our Hearings, Our Voice about why The Promise is important to them. We also hear from...

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14th Modern Apprentice appointed

14th Modern Apprentice appointed

Corporate Parent SCRA has just appointed its 14th care/Hearings-experienced Modern Apprentice. The Modern Apprentice will be based in SCRA's Grampian Locality.  During the two year programme, the Modern Apprentices undertake an SVQ in Business Administration which is...

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Collaborating with the Voice and Inclusion Project

Collaborating with the Voice and Inclusion Project

The Voice and Inclusion Project (VIP) is working with Corporate Parent SCRA as part of their work to Keep The Promise. The VIP is a participatory project that invites young people who have experience of the Children’s Hearings System to share their knowledge and work...

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More free books for children attending Hearings

More free books for children attending Hearings

In all Hearing centres, children aged five and under are now gifted with a book every time they attend a Hearing. Corporate Parent SCRA, the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and the Scottish Book Trust, while funding for the books has been provided by the Scottish...

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New Hearing About Me form for children and young people

New Hearing About Me form for children and young people

A new Hearing About Me form for children and young people attending Hearings has been launched. The form has been co-produced with young people from the Proud to Care Champions Board in Inverclyde and corporate parent SCRA. The form - which is available in printed...

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SCRA publishes Keeping The Promise plan

SCRA publishes Keeping The Promise plan

Corporate parent SCRA has produced a plan which sets out what we are going to do to Keep The Promise. You might have heard of the Independent Care Review or The Promise. SCRA’s new plan explains what we are going to do to make the Children’s Hearings System better....

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Our Hearings, Our Voice – Board Member recruitment

Our Hearings, Our Voice – Board Member recruitment

Our Hearings, Our Voice (OHOV) has launched a campaign today to recruit new Board Members. OHOV is an independent board for children and young people from across Scotland between the ages of 8-18, who have experience of the Children’s Hearings System. Now OHOV is...

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40 Calls to Action – 1 year on…

40 Calls to Action – 1 year on…

A year ago today, Our Hearings, Our Voice published their fabulous Zine which included animations, verbatim testimonies, poetry and music created and performed by the young people from OHOV.  The Zine also included 40 Calls To Action for organisations to improve the...

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Rights, Inclusion and Corporate Parenting

Rights, Inclusion and Corporate Parenting

SCRA has published a version of its Rights, Inclusion and Corporate Parenting Strategy for children and young people.  The strategy sets out what SCRA will do over the next three years around rights, inclusion and corporate parenting. If you want more information, a...

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Beth-Anne Keeps The Promise

Beth-Anne Keeps The Promise

Beth-Anne Logan writes about her commitment to Keeping The Promise… Hi, my name is Beth-Anne Logan and I’m a board member at Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS). I am also one of the representatives from CHS on the new “Hearings System Working Group”. I, alongside my...

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Keeping The Promise

Keeping The Promise

Children and young people will be at the heart of a major redesign of the Hearings System. A working group has been set up by The Promise Scotland, along with Children's Hearings Scotland and the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration. The group will make sure...

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More Hearing rooms set for revamp

More Hearing rooms set for revamp

SCRA is excited to unveil the next phase of our Hearing room improvement programme for 2021/22! Over the next year a further six Hearing rooms will be revamped.  SCRA’s Hearing Room Improvement Programme is now in its 6th year and so far we have upgraded 30 Hearing...

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Latest round of Hearing room improvements

Latest round of Hearing room improvements

A further six Hearing rooms have been given a makeover in the last few months. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, SCRA has been able to fulfil our commitments to the Hearing room programme in 2020/2021. The rooms which have undergone a transformation are in Ayr,...

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50 years of Children’s Hearings

50 years of Children’s Hearings

The Children’s Hearings System has celebrated its 50th birthday. The very first Children’s Hearing was held on 15 April 2971. To mark the milestone both the National Convener of Children’s Hearings Scotland and the Principal Reporter of the Scottish Children’s...

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Annual Report for Young People

Annual Report for Young People

Corporate Parent SCRA has published its Annual Report for Young People 2020/21. The report highlights the work SCRA has done in partnership with Hearings-experienced young people, including preparation for the return of face to face Hearings. Lisa Bennett, SCRA’s...

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Virtual Hearings update

Virtual Hearings update

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, most Children’s Hearings are continuing to be held online via video conferencing. To make it as easy as possible to join and participate in your Virtual Hearing, Corporate Parent SCRA has created a new section on their website. It...

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Milestone for Modern Apprentice scheme

Milestone for Modern Apprentice scheme

It is 10 years today since the official launch of SCRA’s Modern Apprenticeship scheme for Hearings/care-experienced young people. Corporate Parent SCRA is delighted to mark the anniversary with the appointment of our latest Modern Apprentice. We will welcome our...

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Update – face coverings in Children’s Hearings

Update – face coverings in Children’s Hearings

In light of the ongoing restrictions, face to face Children’s Hearings are continuing as they are classed as an essential service. However, face to face Hearings are only taking place for a limited number of cases where it is necessary to secure a child and/or...

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CSOs – new film for children and young people

CSOs – new film for children and young people

SCRA has launched a new film for children and young people about Compulsory Supervision Orders (CSOs). The short film covers what a CSO is, what it means for children and young people and how long it can last. It also covers the right to appeal, advocacy and legal...

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Face to face Children’s Hearings – update

Face to face Children’s Hearings – update

Following the Scottish Government’s latest announcement on additional COVID-19 restrictions, we can confirm that face to face Children’s Hearings will continue to take place. Children’s Hearings are classed as an essential service and this means that anyone attending...

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Know your rights

Know your rights

Participating in a Children’s Hearing? Make sure you know your rights. On Human Rights Day corporate parent SCRA has produced a short cartoon strip aimed at young children. It covers some of the key rights in a Children’s Hearing. More detailed information is...

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Hearing room improvements – next phase announced

Hearing room improvements – next phase announced

A further six Hearing rooms will be revamped between now and the spring. This is part of corporate parent, SCRA’s ongoing programme to make Hearing rooms more child and young people friendly with softer furnishings and no big tables! This year, Hearing rooms in Ayr,...

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Advocacy website for children and young people

Advocacy website for children and young people

A new website has been launched to help children and young people find an advocate. If you are going to a Children’s Hearing – no matter where you live in Scotland – you can get an advocate to help you. You can find out more about what is an advocate, how they can...

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Tier 4 areas – face to face Hearings

Tier 4 areas – face to face Hearings

With some parts of the country moving into tier 4 restrictions, face to face Children’s Hearings will still be continuing. They are classed as essential services and will continue in the East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Renfrewshire and West...

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Privacy and confidentiality

Privacy and confidentiality

Thanks to everyone who took part in a piece of research to find out about privacy in the Children’s Hearings System. A total of 129 young people, adults and parents/carers with experience of the Hearings System took part in the research. Corporate Parent SCRA asked...

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Asking for your information

Asking for your information

Have you or are you involved in the Children’s Hearings System? Do you know you have the right to ask for your information? It is the law. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to access information we hold about you. You can make a Subject Access Request. It...

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Child Sexual Exploitation – getting help

Child Sexual Exploitation – getting help

Corporate parent SCRA and children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland have published a report into Child Sexual Exploitation. The report shows that this is a problem in every part of Scotland. Child sexual exploitation involves a young person under the age of 18 being made...

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Launch of interactive Zine

Launch of interactive Zine

Hearings-experienced young people have launched a ground-breaking interactive Zine. Produced by Our Hearings, Our Voice (OHOV), the Zine includes animations, verbatim testimonies, poetry and music created and performed by the young people from OHOV, and brought to...

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Face to face Hearings –  further update

Face to face Hearings – further update

It is six weeks since face to face Children’s Hearings started to resume across Scotland – and lots of activity has been going on in the background to make this happen. It has been a gradual process - we are opening centres on a phased basis and only when it is safe...

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Coming to a Children’s Hearing?

Coming to a Children’s Hearing?

Face to face Hearings are gradually restarting across the country. This is week three of face to face Hearings being reintroduced. If you are coming to a Children’s Hearing things are a bit different to before, but don’t worry we have lots of information available....

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Face to face Hearings have restarted

Face to face Hearings have restarted

Face to face Hearings are gradually being reintroduced across the country (from 14 July). Hearing centres are only reopening with all the necessary safety measures and strict social distancing in place (you can see some examples of our Hearing rooms below). If you are...

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Face to face Hearings to be reintroduced from mid-July

Face to face Hearings to be reintroduced from mid-July

Since just before lockdown, virtual Hearings have been taking place. However, with lockdown restrictions easing, planning is well advanced to reintroduce face to face Hearings. SCRA will be resuming face to face Hearings on a phased basis across Scotland. The first...

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Virtual Children’s Hearings update

Virtual Children’s Hearings update

Virtual Children’s Hearings are continuing during the Coronavirus pandemic. SCRA is working with all partners to make them as inclusive as possible, but we recognise there are some limitations to this. SCRA have been doing what they can with partners in the Hearings...

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Virtual Hearings – Your Feedback

Virtual Hearings – Your Feedback

Have you taken part in a virtual Hearing? Then we want to hear from you! Anyone who has participated in a virtual Hearing during the pandemic will be sent a link to an online survey afterwards. The survey consists of just a few questions and is completely anonymous....

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Corporate Parenting Plan 2020-2023

Corporate Parenting Plan 2020-2023

SCRA has published its Corporate Parenting Plan for 2020-2023. The plan is aimed at children and young people and outlines our Corporate Parenting activities for the next three years. This plan has been developed around three key areas; Care, Connect and Protect. You...

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Planning for face to face Hearings starting

Planning for face to face Hearings starting

  The First Minister’s spoke about Children’s Hearings restarting during the first phase of lockdown restrictions being lifted. Having Children’s Hearings back to some kind of increased functioning is really important to ensure children and young people who need...

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SCRA launches new three year plan

SCRA launches new three year plan

  SCRA has launched its Corporate Plan for 2020-2023. The three year plan has three strands: Care, Connect and Protect. An online version of the strategy is available here. We also have a summary version and you can also read the more detailed version here.  A...

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Virtual Hearings – your rights

Virtual Hearings – your rights

If you are participating in a virtual Hearing, your rights are exactly the same as if you were attending a Children’s Hearing in person. You have some very important rights in your Hearing.  You have the right to: To give your views to the Panel Members – and have...

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Virtual Hearings – your views

Virtual Hearings – your views

It is important that you share your views at your Children’s Hearing. Taking part in a virtual Hearing can be a very different experience from attending a Children’s Hearing in a Hearing room, so it is even more important that you are prepared and able to say how you...

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Virtual Hearings – getting help and support

Virtual Hearings – getting help and support

Taking part in a virtual Hearing is different to attending a Hearing in person.  If you would like to attend your Hearing virtually, it is important you get the help and support you need before and during your Hearing.  You have the right to have a representative (for...

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Virtual Hearings – top tips

Virtual Hearings – top tips

  If you are taking part in a virtual Hearing, we have prepared some top tips to help you in advance. You can see these below.  We hope they help. These will be emailed to you before your Hearing, along with a more detailed guide about how to take part....

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Virtual Children’s Hearings – Q&As

Virtual Children’s Hearings – Q&As

  SCRA has been getting asked a lot of questions about virtual Hearings, so we thought it would be helpful to prepare a set of questions and answers. If you have any specific questions about your own Hearing, please contact your Reporter. As SCRA's offices remain...

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Participating in virtual Hearings – update

Participating in virtual Hearings – update

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, all SCRA offices and Hearing centres remain closed. Over the last few weeks, virtual Hearings have been taking place, but up until now it has only been possible for Panel Members and Reporters to take part.  We wanted to test the...

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What is happening with Hearings and how to give your views

What is happening with Hearings and how to give your views

  Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all SCRA offices and Hearing centres remain closed. If you have a Hearing in the next few weeks, please do not come to the Hearing centre. You should have received a letter from your Reporter, explaining that we are now holding...

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Keeping the Hearings System operating

Keeping the Hearings System operating

With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, all Hearing centres are closed. Plans are in place to make sure the Children's Hearings System is still running. Children's Hearings Scotland and the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration have issued a statement today...

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Coronavirus – contacting SCRA

Coronavirus – contacting SCRA

All our offices and Hearing centres are closed. If you have any questions about a referral or a Hearing, please contact your local office via the email addresses below. City of Aberdeen: grampianmailbox@scra.gov.ukAlloa:...

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SCRA responds to Coronavirus

SCRA responds to Coronavirus

  Books and toys are being removed from Hearing centre waiting rooms to try and stop the spread of Coronavirus. SCRA which provides accommodation for Children’s Hearings, has been putting plans in place as more measures are introduced to control the impact of...

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Three Hearing rooms set for revamp

Three Hearing rooms set for revamp

In spring 2020, three more Hearing rooms will be refurbished by SCRA. This is the third batch of rooms to be designed in the new look style created with input by Hearings-experienced young people. The three sites set for the make-over are Aberdeen, Arbroath and...

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Made With Care – new art displays

Made With Care – new art displays

  Some fantastic art work by care experienced children and young people has gone on display in our Children’s Hearings Centre in Glasgow. Two large windows which face onto Bell Street in the Merchant City are now adorned with a creative and eye catching display...

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Care Review launches final conclusions

Care Review launches final conclusions

Today, Wednesday 5 February, the Independent Care Review has launched its final conclusions, producing a series of publications that marks the culmination of nearly three years of listening to people across Scotland who have personal and professional experience of the...

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SCRA’s third Corporate Parenting Annual Report

SCRA’s third Corporate Parenting Annual Report

SCRA has published its latest Annual Report for Young People. Back in 2017, we launched our first three year Corporate Parenting Plan and over the next two years published Annual Reports aimed at young people to report on how we were doing. This year’s report is the...

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Our Hearings, Our Voice website

Our Hearings, Our Voice website

Our Hearings, Our Voice (OHOV) has launched a new website aimed at children and young people. OHOV is an independent board for children and young people from across Scotland between the ages of 8-18, who have experience of the Children’s Hearings System. The website...

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Care Experienced Week 2019

Care Experienced Week 2019

As Care Experienced Week 2019 comes to an end, SCRA’s staff in Glasgow raised more than £130 for Who Cares? Scotland. SCRA organised a fundraising coffee morning on Friday 25 October at our office in Bell Street, with the money raised going to the advocacy charity...

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Making Hearings better

Making Hearings better

Over the last year, people in the Children’s Hearings System have been working to make things better for children and young people. People who work in the system, including social work, Panel Members, Children’s Reporters and the Scottish Government signed up to a...

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New film for young people with autism

New film for young people with autism

SCRA has launched a new short film today aimed at helping young people with autism attending Children’s Hearings.A young person from the charity Reach for Autism stars in the film which is now available online.SCRA has been working with the charity for the past year...

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Complaints materials for children and young people

Complaints materials for children and young people

SCRA has launched a new suite of materials to provide information and support to children and young people on how to complain if they wish to.We have an updated complaints form for children and a new look complaints form for young people. In addition, there is a new...

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Winning photographs now on display

Winning photographs now on display

The winning entries from our ‘Scottishscapes’ photography competition are now on display at our Children’s Hearings Centre in Falkirk. SCRA launched the competition at the end of last year. It was aimed at young people living in the Falkirk area. Entitled ‘Scotland...

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Free sanitary products

Free sanitary products

SCRA is playing its part to help combat period poverty.We are now providing free sanitary products to young people, their families and others attending Hearings.The decision was backed by SCRA’s Health and Wellbeing Group.The first phase of the roll out will be for...

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New mural by young people unveiled

New mural by young people unveiled

A new mural created by young people has been unveiled at our Hearings Centre in Dalkeith.The eye catching mural was designed by young people from Midlothian Champion’s Board. It has been under wraps for the last couple of weeks ready for the reveal which took place on...

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Sensory garden created

Sensory garden created

SCRA has unveiled a new sensory garden at one of our Children’s Hearing centres. The final touches were added to the garden yesterday which is in the grounds outside our Hearing centre in Stirling. The garden has been launched during National Gardening Week. The...

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Is anyone listening?

Is anyone listening?

A young person has written about their experiences of being in the Hearings System. We would like to thank them for sharing such an honest story… “A child’s hearing. A room full of fancy high-ended people, and your people – be that Teachers, Parents, Carers, Guardians...

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Corporate Parenting Plan published

Corporate Parenting Plan published

SCRA has published its Corporate Parenting Plan for 2019/20.The plan is aimed at young people and outlines our Corporate Parenting activities for the next 12 months.The plan is broken into six commitments:Commitment 1: We will do our best to meet your needs and...

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Hearing rooms get a face lift

Hearing rooms get a face lift

Another three Hearing rooms have been given a fresh look. Work is now complete on SCRA’s latest round of improvements to our Hearing centres.Three rooms have been given a makeover – Bellshill, Dalkeith and Falkirk.Hearings-experienced young people worked with interior...

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Launch of sensory toolkit

Launch of sensory toolkit

To mark World Autism Week which takes place this week, SCRA has launched a pilot sensory toolkit. The toolkit is now available at our Hearing centre in Glasgow city centre. The toolkit will be available in other Hearing centres across the country later this spring. We...

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Our Hearings, Our Voice gets going!

Our Hearings, Our Voice gets going!

Young people from across Scotland came together for the second time for Our Hearings, Our Voice’s latest event.‘Our Hearings, Our Voice Gets Going Day’ was held on Saturday 9 February at the Studio in Glasgow city centre. It was a great venue for our second event and...

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Purple Friday celebrations

Purple Friday celebrations

SCRA took part in Purple Friday 2019 celebrations on Friday 22 February.This is the second year SCRA has taken part in Purple Friday activities. Purple Friday is a day to stand against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and show our support for LGBT equality. The...

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Hearing room revamp

Hearing room revamp

Another three Hearing rooms are getting a face lift.As part of SCRA’s ongoing commitment to improve Hearing rooms, work has started this week on the latest round of improvements.Three rooms are being given a makeover – Bellshill, Dalkeith and...

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Supporting Care Day 2019

Supporting Care Day 2019

Staff from across SCRA are marking Care Day 2019 in a number of ways.Today Friday 15 February, some staff are wearing pink or red, and decorating offices, including Hearing suites and window displays. In addition, a number of SCRA staff will join in the Carelidh which...

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SCRA’s second Corporate Parenting Annual Report

SCRA’s second Corporate Parenting Annual Report

SCRA has published a second Annual Report for Young People.Back in 2017 SCRA launched a Corporate Parenting Plan and followed it in 2018 with their very first Annual Report for Young People.The Annual Report looked back over the first year of the Corporate Parenting...

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Scotland in focus – photography competition

Scotland in focus – photography competition

SCRA has launched a ‘Scottishscapes’ photography competition today, Monday 7 January, aimed at young people living in the Falkirk area.Entitled ‘Scotland and Me’ SCRA is inviting young people to submit photos they have taken of Scottish landscapes and nature.The four...

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Rights cartoon animation

Rights cartoon animation

Want to know about your rights in a Children’s Hearing? SCRA has produced a cartoon animation which explains your rights in a Children’s Hearing for children and young people.The animation was launched on Tuesday 20 November to mark Universal Children’s Day....

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Let’s Get Started event

Let’s Get Started event

Young people from across Scotland came together on Saturday for the Let’s Get Started event.This was the first event for young board members following the Our Hearings, Our Voice recruitment campaign.The event, which was held in The Lighthouse in Glasgow, was the...

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Making Hearings better for you

Making Hearings better for you

Everyone involved in the Children’s Hearings System has signed up to a programme called Better Hearings.This initiative – which covers the whole of Scotland - is led by the Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP). It brings together the key partners...

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All you need is love

All you need is love

SCRA staff joined hundreds of people with experience of the Scottish care system at a rally in Glasgow. The right for children and young people in care to be loved was the aim of the Lifetime of Love Rally which was held in the city centre on Friday 26 October. The...

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