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Latest statistics on waiting times for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services tell only part of the story says children’s charity

06 Mar 2018

Quarterly statistics on waiting times for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) were published today, 6th March, by NHS Scotland.

Children’s charity supporting diversity in Aberdeen achieve

06 Mar 2018

The charity's services were delighted to receive the Silver Charter Mark Award from LGBT Youth Scotland on Thursday at their offices in Aberdeen.

Bikers invite people to join Easter egg run for local children’s charity

20 Feb 2018

A group of kind-hearted bikers will be delivering Easter eggs to local children supported by Barnardo’s Scotland.

Ian Sheepie Smith joins children’s charity to celebrates achievements of young people in Lanarkshire

15 Feb 2018

Children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland held a special event on Wednesday 14 February at Colville Park Golf Club in Motherwell to celebrate the success and achievements of the young people they support through their services in Lanarkshire.

Marathon relay to raise funds for young people in Inverness

14 Feb 2018

Young people and staff from Barnardo's Works Highlands and Islands based in Inverness took part in a marathon relay on Wednesday 14 February at Inverness Leisure to raise funds for the charity’s local service.

Children’s charity call for a trauma-informed workforce to help improve children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

07 Feb 2018

This Children’s Mental Health Week (5-11 February 2018), Barnardo’s Scotland is calling for a clear strategy from the Scottish Government for rolling out the National Trauma and Skills Framework developed by NHS Education Scotland, with a focus on the children and young people’s workforce.

Trauma informed practice can help improve children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

31 Jan 2018

Steve Sweeney, our trauma, bereavement and loss specialist, presented at a Holyrood conference on Wednesday 31 January, ‘Taking a trauma informed approach in Children’s Services’. Steve drew on years of experience in explaining how this approach can make a real difference to the support provided to a child who has experienced some form of trauma.

Bryan Burnett to host fundraising lunch in aid of care leavers

30 Jan 2018

BBC Radio Scotland presenter Bryan Burnett will host Barnardo’s Scotland’s inaugural Believe in Me lunch, which will take place at the prestigious Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh on Friday 23rd March 2018.

Barnardo’s Scotland calls for an increased focus on the impact of trauma following Scottish Parliament debate on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

25 Jan 2018

Barnardo’s Scotland has highlighted the importance of trauma-informed practice for those working with children and young people, following cross-party support for a debate on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on Wednesday 24th January, 2018.

Barnardo’s Scotland calls for an increased focus on the impact of trauma on children ahead of Scottish Parliament debate on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

23 Jan 2018

Barnardo’s Scotland has highlighted the importance of trauma-informed practice for those working with children and young people, ahead of the debate on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on 24 Wednesday 2018.

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