Insights and Reports

Insights and reports

Evidence based reports

Since our inception we have undergone and commissioned rigorous independent assessment and evaluation to ensure our service delivery models are robust and effective and deliver on our mission to improve the lives of people touched by the case system.

Interim Report on impact of VR training November 2018

The full report can be downloaded here.

 

2017 Summary Outline and Impact Report

You can access a summary report on our services and impact here

The full report can be downloaded here.

Cornerstone Outcomes Evaluation

2015 Cornerstone Outcomes Evaluation by Bates Wells Braithwaite

The full report can be downloaded here.

Coram Evaluation Report January 2017

An Evaluation of the Cornerstone Partnership’s Mentoring and Restorative Parenting Training Schemes.

The full report can be downloaded here.

Cornerstone Mentoring Programme analysis 2016

Harnessing the Power of the Peer: An Analysis of Structured One to One Peer to Peer Mentoring in Adoption.
This report reflects on the Cornerstone mentoring model identifying why 1:1 peer mentoring in this context is valued.

Read the full report here

Impact report 2016

The Cornerstone Partnership Impact Report 2016 focuses on training, mentoring and consulting in Children’s Social Care

The full report can be downloaded here.

What our clients say

Feedback from users and Training Participants

“It was really eye-opening. It was so hard hitting seeing it in VR. It wouldn’t have had the same impact if we were watching it in third person”

– Social worker at Learning journey training

 

“I will be able to connect more with our son; address the feelings not the behaviour”

– Social worker at Learning journey training

 

“I found the immersive aspects of the VR case studies are a powerful tool, so much more so than the traditional methods we currently use”

– Social worker at Learning journey training

 

“The VR is so impactful as it allows us to really experience trauma from a child’s perspective and really helps us remember to keep the children at the heart of all interactions, reports and assessments”

– Social worker at Learning journey training

 

“Truly being able to understand the experiences of a child who has experienced trauma”

– Social worker at Learning journey training

 

 

“It helped me really ‘get it’ last night in terms of understanding the impact of trauma, abuse and detachment. The VR is a powerful tool to help that mind shift…. Thank you – it was great to have some really powerful and meaningful CPD, it fires me up and re-invigorates me with why I became a teacher.”

– Teacher at Trauma Awareness Session

 

“It was really eye-opening. It was so hard hitting seeing it in VR. It wouldn’t have had the same impact if we were watching it in third person.”

– Prospective adopter at Adoption Preparation Group

 

“I will be able to connect more with our son; address the feelings not the behaviour.”

– Parent at a Restorative parenting course

 

100% success rate in 1:1 use for improving placement stability.

– Social worker using for 1:1 Placement Stability

 

“the sessions I have had with [the Cornerstone facilitator] have been invaluable during the last few months.  I have really appreciated his manner and approach”

– Parent at 1:1 therapy session

Social Workers

“So much to use in my practice with Adopters – thank you”
“We as Social Workers – teaching now that life journey work should happen from the start of placement”

Adopters Post-Approval

“It gives you the practical building blocks to start your parenting journey”
“I feel a lot more confident in any scenario as a result of this course”

Adopters In Placement/Post-Order

“You’ve transformed my relationship with my son, INSPIRATIONAL!”
“Cornerstone has given us hope when all seemed lost”