The SCSC News
October 8, 2021

Youth is a priority on World Mental Health Day

Youth is a priority on World Mental Health Day - letter from the Scottish Children's Services Coalition to mark World Mental Health Day
September 8, 2021

More than 1,600 children have been waiting over a year for mental health treatment

The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition makes a call for significantly increased investment in mental health services amid warnings of a mental health pandemic.
September 2, 2021

Coalition repeats mental health investment call

The Scottish Children's Services Coalition responds to comments made by Antony Clark, Interim Controller of Audit at Audit Scotland, in his blog on mental health services for children and young.
August 2, 2021

Those with care experience should have access to independent advocacy

The Scottish Children's Services Coalition repeats its call that care experienced children and young people have access to independent advocacy, providing them with advice and support.
June 28, 2021

Call for greater resourcing as spending to support vulnerable children is slashed

The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition calls for greater resourcing to support children and young people with additional support needs as new figures highlight major spending cuts.
June 15, 2021

Coalition raises major concerns over falling levels of school leavers with additional support needs in positive destinations

The Scottish Children's Services Coalition raises concerns over a falling number of those young people with additional support needs moving in positive destinations on leaving school.
June 1, 2021

Worst figures on record for those children waiting over a year for mental health treatment

The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition calls on Scotland’s political parties to make this newly elected parliament a “parliament for mental health”, as figures show more than 2,000 children have been waiting over a year for mental health treatment.
May 14, 2021

Children's services could be just the job for young people, writes Niall Kelly

Writing in The Scotsman, Niall Kelly, CEO of Young Foundations and member of the Scottish Children’s Services Coalition, writes on the benefits for young people of entering a career in children's services.
May 3, 2021

Coalition welcomes election support for mental health

The Scottish Children's Services Coalition welcomes the commitment to mental health by the political parties in the forthcoming Scottish Parliament elections.
March 23, 2021

Coalition raises concerns as new figures highlight slump in support for vulnerable children

The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition calls for greater resourcing to support children and young people with additional support needs as new figures highlight a record low in the number of specialist ASN teachers,
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