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We are CELCIS

CELCIS is a leading improvement and innovation centre in Scotland.

We improve children's lives by supporting people and organisations to drive long-lasting change in the services they need, and the practices used by people responsible for their care.

The new home for Protecting Children

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Find out more about child protection policy and practice in Scotland.

Newsfeed
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How Curwen Primary School is providing a service to pupils and parents alike
November 15th
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‘Social workers ran my life as a kid in care – now I am one’
November 15th
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Charity claims 22,000 young people at risk of being homeless at Christmas
November 15th
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Childline reports 16% increase in victims of sexual exploitation
November 14th
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I lived in a children’s home at 14, and was shocked by how quickly staff had us arrested
November 14th
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‘Staff bullying makes a mockery of our mission statement and ethos’
November 14th
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One in 50 'children in need' are not yet born
November 14th
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Line Of Duty's Lennie James reveals secret behind childhood after losing mother at 10
November 14th
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Facebook removes 11.6 million child abuse posts
November 13th
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Restriction on child abuse injury claims to be lifted
November 13th

Resources

Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to consultation on Independent Child Trafficking Guardians

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child trafficking, Corporate parenting, International | Author: Lizzie Morton
Report Resource

Child Protection Committees’ Processes and Practices in Relation to Child Sexual Exploitation

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child sexual exploitation (CSE) | Author: Alex McTier

Training and events

We support ongoing learning and the exchange of knowledge and good practice through a wide range of training packages, and an excellent programme of seminars, conferences and events.

Monday 28 October

Caring for Vulnerable Children

Book our free online course to explore the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children.
Monday 4 November

Getting Care Right for All Children: Implementing the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children

Book our free online course to learn how to ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children

Blog

On a journey with the Welsh Child Practice Review Framework

Barbara shares the learning that she gained throughout designing, applying and adapting the model in Wales, England and Jerse…

Scotland and Jersey: working together to make change happen

As part of Care Experienced Week, David Grimm has written a blog post and Simone Smith shares a vlog describing the learning …

Looked After children and young people and rights to education: Accessing the right to Coordinated Support Plans

This article was first published by The Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland on 23 October 2019