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What’s going on? Therapeutic stories

What’s going on? Therapeutic stories

GUEST BLOG Renowned author, poet and mental health educator, Clare Shaw, has written a free book to help explain Covid-19 in a child...

Socially distant, digitally close

Socially distant, digitally close

Connect more With increasing numbers of people isolated because of quarantine and social distancing, COVID-19 is not the only public...

Safe, secure and thriving in their foster family

Safe, secure and thriving in their foster family

Guest blog 6 minute read We are lucky to work with some fantastic organisations and recently started working with By the Bridge fostering,...

Children’s participation in court decisions

Children’s participation in court decisions

Guest blog I am a social worker in a safeguarding team in the north west of England and would like to share my recent experiences of how...

Scotland cares: care review explained

Scotland cares: care review explained

Voice of the child at the heart of service reform We love to promote Scotland’s approach to participation and children’s rights, so we...

Safety Link 

Safety Link 

When Jill was a manager in social care she used to dream about ways in which technology could support everyday work, especially with the...

It’s all about children so why focus on data?

It’s all about children so why focus on data?

Data and safeguarding: by the time children’s services data reaches the people who need it, it is out of date. The Mind Of My Own service portal’s Safety Link feature will allow teachers, practitioners and managers to know in real time the names of young people in their organisation who are feeling unsafe, unhappy or unhappy where they live. 

Relationships matter

Relationships matter

The advancement of technology has helped millions of people to transform the ways in which we communicate with each other and build relationships.

Fostering transformation

Fostering transformation

Interview with Manchester Fostering Lead Frank Ward "I have found this app to be useful in my experience. It allows the young person some...

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