Resources for Parents and Carers

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In this section of our website, you will find lots of information that has been created especially for parents and carers, including a film for parents/carers with a learning disability.


Children’s Hearings – information for parents/carers  

This leaflet explains what happens if your child has to go to a Children’s Hearing


Being a Relevant Person 

This flyer explains about the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 and being a Relevant Person


Rehabilitation of Offenders

This flyer explains what happens if your child is referred on offence grounds


Going to Court for Parents/Carers

This flyer explains what happens if you and your child have to attend court as part of Children’s Hearings proceedings.



What is a Children’s Hearing from Children’s Reporter on Vimeo.

The short film is for parents/carers with learning disabilities who have a child or children going through the Hearings System. There is also versions of the film in British Sign Language and with subtitles.