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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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CBBC documentary to follow Glasgow girls competing for Scottish Youth Parliament
July 21st
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3 steps to support children with attachment needs
July 20th
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We need to focus on causes of addiction not just the drugs
July 19th
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Mexico attends thousands of unaccompanied migrant minors
July 19th
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Moray kids show the Rights stuff
July 18th
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Improving Scotland’s collective response to child victims - Government World Magazine
July 17th
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Children's social care workforce inquiry launches
July 17th
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Staff did not read report warning suicide risk of Polmont teen who took his life
July 17th
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Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sex abuse victims
July 17th
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Heres What The Government Must Do If It’s Serious About Ending Holiday Hunger
July 15th

Resources

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‘Being a student with care experience is very daunting’ Findings from a survey of care experienced students in Scottish colleges and universities

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Voices of young people | Author: Linda O’Neill, Neil Harrison, Nadine Fowler, Graham Connelly
Blog Resource

Let’s stamp stigma out for care experienced once and for all

Year: 2019 | Topic: Stigma | Author: Joe Rankin

Building Brighter Futures - CELCIS Strategy 2019-2024

Year: 2019 | Topic:  | Author: CELCIS

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.

Thursday 1 August

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…

Blog

Let’s stamp stigma out for care experienced once and for all

Guest Joe Rankin of the Nevis Group discusses the need to stamp out stigma for those with care experience.

Child migrants around the world are being denied their human rights

This article was first published on The Conversation on 24 May 2019

‘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.