Lisa Cherry, Author, Speaker and Trainer -Trauma | Recovery | Resilience

The vision within this document strives to place children at the centre of their own lives seeking to ensure that they are worked alongsiderather than ‘done to’. This is commendable.

There is also a recognition that to deliver on the priorities, working together with other bodies such as ADCS to continue to lobby and educate the Government on what Local Authorities require to deliver real change for children and young people who are looked after is essential.

The independence of the IRO offers a real opportunity to truly be an advocate AND an activist with a small ‘a’.