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For children, young people and families
For people working in children's and adult services
Find out more about GIRFEC in your local area.
These case studies are based on real scenarios - but some of the names have been changed.
Born at 40 weeks with no complications, Alexandra’s issue with keeping her feeds down were soon identified as a more complex medical condition…
Case study of the excellent work being carried out in East Lothian to implement GIRFEC
Gabor is in P4 and is on the autistic spectrum
When Amy was four months old, she was showing worrying signs that she might not be developing as she should for a child of her age…
How the Lead Professional co-ordinated a complex package of support for Charlie and his family
How Tommy’s Lead Professional ensured intensive support for Tommy and his mum when they needed it
Video case study that shows how the GIRFEC approach can help young people and their families get back on track
Eilidh's attendance at nursery was increasingly sporadic - and it was very hard to get in touch with her mum…
The police picked up 12 year-old Kirsty late one evening - she had been drinking for several hours – putting herself at considerable risk
How taking a proportionate approach and intervening early meant Rob was able to get things back on track
Peter was due to start nursery when his mum got in touch with the school to tell them she was worried about his communication skills…
How having a Named Person at school helped Kyle and his family through a difficult time
How the Named Person and Lead Professional worked together to co-ordinate support for Ella and her family
Page updated: Monday, June 19, 2017