Forest View Residential Houses – Kibble: Specialist services & support for young people facing adversity

Forest View Residential Houses provide nurturing, residential care for children aged between five and twelve. Our two individual houses, Ness and Tay, provide beautiful four and five-bedroom accommodation for children with experience of trauma. Set in Lochwinnoch, a semi-rural village in the west of Scotland, Forest View is surrounded by trees, rugged landscapes and stunningContinue reading “Forest View Residential Houses – Kibble: Specialist services & support for young people facing adversity”

International Centre News April 2020 – The Therapeutic Care Journal

Latest papers: Bob Hinshelwood and Luca Mingarelli , ‘Who do you think you are? – adolescent groups and everyday life’. Colin Maginn writes about ‘a modest proposal to help children public care’ Keith White offers his two regular pieces from his work at Mill Grove. His first, ‘the silence’ explores just that – the valueContinue reading “International Centre News April 2020 – The Therapeutic Care Journal”

It’s not just about the adults!

Judy Furnivall of CELCIS discusses how important it is for children in residential care to develop the ability to navigate relationships with each other. Cast your mind back to your own childhood and adolescence. Most of you I am sure you will remember important relationships with adults in your own family, school or community thatContinue reading “It’s not just about the adults!”

What’s the harm?

Wednesday 16 May 2018 Judy Furnivall, a consultant at CELCIS, talks about the difficult issue of self-harm in residential care and explores the feelings and experiences that lead young people to hurt themselves as well as identifying what support workers need to help young people as sensitively as possible. It’s obvious really, isn’t it? HurtingContinue reading “What’s the harm?”

The ‘International Centre’ is a free alliance of like-minded organisations who recognise the importance of the role of residential and foster care, and who are committed to improving the lives of children and young people.

Register Now The ‘International Centre’ is a free alliance of like-minded organisations who recognise the importance of the role of residential and foster care, and who are committed to improving the lives of children and young people.