Noting the latest waiting time figuires call on the Scottish Government to increase investment in mental health services for children and young people.
Writing in The Scotsman, Dr Marie Holmes, Clinical Psychologist for Spark of Genius, highlights the major beneficial impacts clinical psychologists can have on children who have experienced trauma.
We call on the Scottish Government to urgently review how local authorities are supporting children and young people with complex and high level needs.
We call for additional resourcing for those requiring additional support as new figures show an escalating number of children with additional support needs while specialist teacher numbers slump.
We call on the Scottish Government to increase investment in mental health services for children and young people.
We call on the Scottish Government and local authorities to urgently increase investment in pupils with additional support needs (ASN) if it is to deliver genuine inclusion in schools.
Writing in The Scotsman, Iain Cameron, Head Teacher at Spark of Genius’ Caledonian School, discusses why kids in care need more help at school.
Kenny Graham , Head of Education at Falkland House School, writes for the Herald on the need for the Scottish Government to deliver a 'Budget for Mental Health'.
We call for the budget spent on mental health services for children and young people to be tripled in the forthcoming Scottish Budget.
Duncan Dunlop, CEO of WhoCares? Scotland, writes for Friends of the Scotsman about the need for love in the care system.