PREVENTING THE ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN CARE- THE PSYCHOLOGY OF INDIVIDUAL ADULT ABUSERS
The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI) will hold a two-day roundtable event examining the psychology of abusers on 22 and 23 March 2022.
Part of SCAI’s remit require...
Following the dismissal of the petition for Judicial Review, the decision was appealed by the BBC. The opinion of the Inner House of the Court of Session has now been issued. It allows the appeal. The background was:
“Following the raising of Employment T...
Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry Hearings: Commencement of Phase 7
Published on 06/12/2021
In May 2022 the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry will begin hearing evidence relating to Phase 7 of its investigations into the abuse of children in foster care. This evide...
Lady Smith has today, 10 November, published her findings in relation to the provision of residential care by the Marist Brothers at St Columba’s College, Largs, and St Joseph’s College, Dumfries between 1950 and 1981.
She concludes that children were a...
Phase 7: Foster Care Case Study
This announcement provides information about a future Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI) case study. Commencing in Spring 2022, public hearings into the abuse of children in foster care will begin. This includes children...
Expenditure during this period
up to 31 December 2015
1st January 2016 - 31st March 2016
1st April 2016 - 30th June 2016
1st July 2016 - 30th September 2016
Dr Elsley has provided the Inquiry with a Report which describes societal attitudes towards children from 1900 to 2014. In particular, the Report:
Describes if and how attitudes towards children have changed over time.
Considers the nature of those chang...
Due to circumstances outwith the control of the Inquiry, public hearings scheduled to begin on Wednesday 6 October have been postponed. The hearings, which will examine the abuse of children in Boarding Schools, will now begin on Friday 8 October. A witne...
Lady Smith has today, Wednesday 29 September, published her findings into the Scottish Government’s response between August 2002 and December 2014 to Petition PE535, and other key issues raised by adult survivors of childhood abuse experienced in care in ...