GIRFEC and Culture Chnage

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GIRFEC and Culture Chnage

  1. 1. Getting it right forevery child (GIRFEC)
  2. 2. What is GIRFEC?• Scotland’s approach to supporting children and young people• A framework for all services working with children and families to deliver a coordinated approach• Builds on existing good practice in Scotland• English equivalent is Every Child Matters
  3. 3. Key features• All services – social work, health, education, police, housing and voluntary organisations – are required to adapt their practices and work together,• particularly on information sharing• Encourages earlier intervention by professionals to avoid crisis situations at a later date
  4. 4. GIRFEC in the Scottish Highlands• Improving outcomes for children and families• Changing professional practice• Changing professional cultures Photo: http://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-89236
  5. 5. Improving outcomes for children andfamiliesExamples of progress•The number of children on the Child ProtectionRegister has fallen•The length of time looked-after children havebeen waiting for permanent and adoptiveplacements has fallen
  6. 6. Changing professional practiceExamples of progress•Procedures for working with children and youngpeople are more streamlined and consistent•Staff are working more effectively on a multi-agencylevel•Training in new ways of working has improved staffconfidence and capability
  7. 7. Changing professional culturesExamples of progress•True sense of ownership of GIRFEC amongstprofessionals working with children and young people•A common language is used across all the services andagencies involved•Child is placed at centre of process – focus onoutcomes rather than outputs
  8. 8. What makes successful culture change?•A shared vision across all services•Professionals reflecting on their role, and how,as individuals they can effect positive change•Leadership demonstrated at all service levels•Staff training for current and future changes•Consistent and shared systems for recording andassessing impact of culture change
  9. 9. Example of multi agency workingWithScotlandA multi-agency resource for people working withcomplex child protection issues•advice,•expertise•training•researchhttp://withscotland.org
  10. 10. IRISS uses Wikipedia to share informationabout GIRFEC and place it within worldwideapproaches to child protection:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getting_it_Right_for_Every_Child_-_GIRFEChttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_protection#United_Kingdom
  11. 11. Bryan Kirkaldy, Chair of Getting it RightWorking Group, talks about Fife Council’s approach to GIRFEC

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