In 2002, the Scottish Executive commissioned a three-year study involving a research team from the Universities of Stirling, Strathclyde and glasgow, aimed at developing an understanding of the use and effectiveness of secure accommodation in Scotland (Walker et al. 2006). This chapter aims to highlight relevant research, policy and service developments and to discuss relevant findings and implications from the research.
|Title of host publication||Residential child care|
|Subtitle of host publication||prospects and challenges.|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
|Name||Research highlights in social work|
|Publisher||Robert Gordon University|
- secure accommodation
Barclay, A., & Hunter, L. (2007). Blurring the boundaries: the relationship between secure accommodation and 'alternatives' in Scotland. In A. Kendrick (Ed.), Residential child care: prospects and challenges. (pp. 166-180). (Research highlights in social work; No. 47).