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The November report: week 1

The November report: week 1

This is the first of four posts reporting on the highlights of working life for the Mind Of my Own team over a typical month. Off with a...

My Wellbeing and SHANARRI

My Wellbeing and SHANARRI

Space to talk about mental health Our apps are co-designed with young people as we believe that young people are experts by experience,...

When young people return from missing

When young people return from missing

Increased risk of harm We know that when a young person goes missing they are at increased risk of experiencing harm. In fact one in ten...

Memories matter

Memories matter

Did you read the prequel to this blog post? If not, catch it here Improve recording Those who know us well understand that we not only...

Lived experience and identity

Lived experience and identity

Personal history Ask any social worker what they like least about their job and they will tell you 'paperwork’. How much thought do you...

It’s not ‘goodbye’. It’s ‘see you later’

It’s not ‘goodbye’. It’s ‘see you later’

September was both an exciting, busy and challenging month for the Mind Of My Own team. On the one hand we held our first ever VoxCon in...

The Silicon Valley effect

The Silicon Valley effect

A contentious phrase? When I become nervous, I start quipping - and I was very nervous recently presenting at VoxCon Scotland in front of...

Work experience with care experience

Work experience with care experience

This summer we partnered with the Drive Forward Foundation to offer a week of work experience to a talented young woman called Monica. The...

Young people in Scotland use digital app to share 1,500 statements about their experiences of social care

Young people in Scotland use digital app to share 1,500 statements about their experiences of social care

Over 20 local authorities and charities meet in Glasgow on Wednesday 18 September to explore pioneering technology that is helping...

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