What does GIRFEC mean?

Resources

Third sector consultation on guidance

Feedback and presentations from our recent consultation with the third sector on the Children & Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 guidance.
Download presentations and feedback
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GIRFEC in your local area

Find out more about GIRFEC in your local area.

GIRFEC publications

Information guides and leaflets

Guidance and practice materials

Draft Statutory GIRFEC guidanceRevised draft statutory guidance

Revised draft guidance for Parts 4, 5 and 18 (sec 96) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 released 1 December 2015.
Read the revised draft statutory guidance

Legislation and consultations

SG response to the draft statutory guidance consultationCYPA - GIRFEC - Q&A cover thumbnail

The Scottish Government Response to the ‘Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 & 18 (Section 96) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014’.
Read the SG Response to the consultation on the draft statutory guidance

Consultation on the draft statutory guidance

Consultation on the draft Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 and 18 (Section 96) and related draft orders of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, published February 2015.
Read the consultation on draft statutory guidance

Outline guidance on GIRFEC provisionsOutline guidance for GIRFEC provisions cover

Our proposal for the development of guidance to support the GIRFEC provisions in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. It signals the start of an engagement process with stakeholders to develop the full statutory guidance.
Outline guidance on GIRFEC provisions

Letter outlining implementation of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Setting out the Scottish Government’s overarching plans for taking forward implementation of the Act.
Read the letter outlining implementation of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Children and Young People Bill becomes an Act

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 27 March 2014.
See the Act as enacted
Read more about the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act

Evaluation and review

Title Description Published

Review of the process and experience within the Getting it right domestic abuse pathfinders

Review of the process and experience within the Getting it right domestic abuse pathfinders

March 2011

Children affected by parental substance misuse (CAPSM) - in Angus

Children affected by parental substance misuse (CAPSM) - in Angus

Also includes a baseline report from April 2010

March 2011

A guide to implementing Getting it right for every child

Messages from pathfinders and learning partners about implementing Getting it right for every child.

Includes summaries for practitioners, operational managers and strategic managers.

June 2010

Changing professional practice and culture to Get it right for every child

An evaluation report of the development and early implementation phases of Getting it right for every child in Highland 2006 - 2009.

Also includes a series of thematic briefings, reporting the findings from the evaluation of the pathfinder.

November 2009