Self-assessment in Community Planning Partnerships
National Violence Against Women Co-ordinator
Tel. 01506 283785
National Cedar Co-ordinator
Tel. 01506 281334
The Improvement Service has been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund to provide strategic support to Cedar groups working in 11 local authority areas across Scotland.
Cedar (Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery) is currently the only evidence-based, domestic abuse recovery programme operating in Scotland that takes a collaborative, strengths-based approach to working with children and young people, and their mothers. The model has a strong track record of improving outcomes for children and young people affected by domestic abuse and has proven highly effective at supporting families that other services struggle to engage with.
From 2017-2020, the Improvement Service will be coordinating the National Cedar Network, which brings together representatives from Cedar groups across Scotland to share information, learning and resources. We will also be providing strategic support to individual Cedar groups to assist them to become more integrated and sustainable at local level, and help them to better measure and demonstrate their impact and deliver improved outcomes for children and young people affected by domestic abuse.
For more information about Cedar, please visit the Cedar Network KHub page.
Conference, 3 May 2019
The Cedar conference, held in May 2019, aimed to:
Over 100 attendees from more than 60 organisations attended the conference. The conference report is now available.
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