Selected publications

Susan Elsley

2015

Elsley, S and Children in Scotland (2015) ‘I want the same as you’: Developing effective independent information and support services for children and young people accessing Self-Directed Support, Children in Scotland.

Elsley, S., Gallagher, M. and Tisdall, E.K.M (2015) The dilemmas of digital methodologies: Learning from Work on Young Digital, International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (2014): 5(4.1).

2014

Elsley, S (2014) Learning Lessons: Young people’s views on poverty and education, Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People and Save the Children.

Elsley, S., and Tisdall, E. K. M. (2014) Children and Young People’s Participation in Policy-Making: Sharing Practice, CRFR, the University of Edinburgh.

Chiwaula, L., Dobson, R. and Elsley, S (2014) Drumming Together for Change: A child’s right to quality care in Sub-Saharan Africa. UK: Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland.

Susan Elsley

2013

Elsley, S (2013) Developing a National Mentoring Scheme for Looked after Children and Young People, Scottish Government.

Elsley, S., Tisdall, E.K.M. and Davidson, E (2013) Children and young people’s views on, and experiences of, issues relating to the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in Scotland, Scottish Government.

Elsley, S., Tisdall, E.K.M. and Davidson, E (2013) Children and young people’s views of child protection in Scotland, Scottish Government.

Cantwell, N., Davidson, J., Elsley, S., Milligan, I., Quinn, N (2013) Moving Forward: Implementing the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children. UK: Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland.

Elsley, S. (2013) There for you: Review of Advocacy Provision for Children and Young People in the Scottish Borders, Melrose: Scottish Borders Children and Young People’s Planning Partnership.

2012

Tisdall, K, Elsley, S, Dunbar, J, Collier, S, Macleod, M, McCausland, S and Sher, J (2012) Children and Young People’s Participation in Policy making: Making it Meaningful, Effective and Sustainable, CRFR Briefing, University of Edinburgh.

2011

Elsley, S (2011) Joining up the Dots: A Scoping study into a Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children and Young People, Glasgow: Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care.

Elsley, S (2011) Feeling at Home: Researching children’s experience of residential care. In Jamieson, L., Simpson, R. and Lewis, R (eds) Researching Families and Relationships: Reflections on Process, London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Elsley, S (2011) Out of the way: children, young people and outdoor spaces. In Foley, P and Leverett, S (eds) Children and Young People’s Spaces: Developing Practice, London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Susan Elsley

2010

Elsley, S (2010) Media coverage of child deaths in the UK: The Impact of Baby P: A Case for Influence? NSPCC UK Centre for Learning in Child Protection, University of Edinburgh.

Elsley, S and McMellon, C (2010) Doing ok? Children and young people’s views on what affects their mental health, CRFR Briefing 52, University of Edinburgh.

Elsley, S and McMellon, C (2010) Checking it out: A Consultation with children and young people on a draft framework for children and young people’s mental health indicators, NHS Health Scotland.

Elsley, S and McMellon, C (2010) Starting Young? Links between Childhood and Adult Participation in Culture and Science: A Literature Review, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Elsley, S (2010) Advocacy makes you feel brave, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

2009 and previous

Elsley, S (2009) Heroes or Heroines or Just Like Us? Young People’s Views on Childhood in Children’s Books, the University of Edinburgh (PhD thesis).

Elsley, S and King, C (2009) Protecting Children and Young People: Consultation on a Children’s Charter. In Tisdall, E.K.M., Davis, J.M., and Gallagher, M. Research with Children and Young People: Research Design, Methods and Analysis, London: Sage.

Elsley, S (2009) ’Who else has the magic wand? An evaluation of a residential Unit for younger children’, Scottish Journal of Residential Care, Vol. 8.1.

Elsley, S (2008) Home Truths: Residential Child Care in Scotland: A Context Paper, Glasgow: Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care.

Elsley, S, Backett-Milburn, K and Jamieson, L (2007) Review of Research on Vulnerable Young People and their Transition to Independent Living, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Elsley, S (2007) Review of child care social policy and attitudes to children between 1950 and 1995. In Shaw, T, Historical Abuse Systemic Review: Residential Schools and Children’s Homes in Scotland 1950 to 1995, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Elsley, S (2006) Going the Extra Mile: An evaluation of residential unit for younger children, Stirling: Aberlour.

Elsley, S (2006) No Time to Lose: A Manifesto for Children and Young People who are Looked After Away from Home, Glasgow: Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care.