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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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Global study of urban poor links childhood adversity to adolescent violence and depression
May 22nd
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The UK is failing to protect looked-after children
May 21st
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Sesame Street welcomes foster muppet Karli
May 21st
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The Holyrood baby at three - Kirsty in the middle
May 21st
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Healthy relationships and consent
May 20th
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Claiming under the advance payment scheme
May 20th
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Glasgow Lives: Michelle, 37, Bishopton, Intensive Fostering Services child and youth care worker at Kibble
May 16th
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‘You need to work towards going back to foster care’: how the narrative around children’s homes harms young people
May 16th
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Scottish Government gives payments to those who were abused in care
May 15th
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First payments to be made to child abuse survivors in Scotland
May 14th

Resources

Blog Resource

‘Children have a right to education – regardless of immigration status’

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Child sexual exploitation (CSE), Child trafficking, Education, International | Author: Jennifer Davidson, Chrissie Gale
Briefing ResourcePolicy Resource

Beyond the Headlines: Homelessness and care experience

Year: 2019 | Topic: Legislation | Author: CELCIS
Report ResourceResearch Resource

Supporting Families

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Foster care, Kinship care, Looked after at home, Residential care | Author: Dr Louise Hill, Nadine Fowler, Dr Robert Porter

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 3 June

Introduction to Active Implementation - A Beginners’ Taster Session

This short session will provide a set of helpful insights into why making lasting changes can be very difficult and what we now know i…
Tuesday 4 June | Wednesday 5 June

SIRCC 2019 Conference

20th annual conference for residential child care

Blog

‘Children have a right to education – regardless of immigration status’

This article was first published by TES on the support teachers can offer unaccompanied and separated children.

PACE is changing

Carol Wassell, Permanence and Care Excellence programme lead at CELCIS, provides an update on a programme of work which is ma…

Human connections that change lives

To mark World Social Work Day, Janine Fraser, a Social Work Team Leader for Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership i…