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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.

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Focus: Understanding the adopted child
August 15th
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I spent my childhood in care and got two Ds and an E in my A-Levels – but now I’m going to study a Master’s degree
August 14th
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Excluded schoolchildren must not be social castaways
August 14th
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All ‘children’s homes’ should be regulated to keep children safe
August 12th
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Concern as more than 1,000 vulnerable young people in Angus forced to wait for mental health care
August 12th
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Government must end early years anomaly
August 12th
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Do we think enough about love for children in care?
August 9th
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Children In Care At Risk Of Exploitation
August 9th
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We fell in love with our adopted daughter – but didn't ask key questions about support
August 9th
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Outsourcing children's services isn't just wrong – it's a waste of money
August 7th

Resources

Toolkit Resource

Continuing Professional Development - Permanence training Programme

Year: 2019 | Topic: Adoption, Corporate parenting, Foster care, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Permanence | Author: Research in Practice
Report ResourceResearch Resource

The Care Leaver Experience: Uganda

Year: 2019 | Topic: International, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: The Uganda Care Leavers Project
Blog Resource

Implementing your way to change

Year: 2019 | Topic: Active implementation | Author: Professor Jason Leitch

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.

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Blog

Implementing your way to change

Ahead of the Global Implementation Conference, Scotland’s National Clinical Director, Professor Jason Leitch CBE shares some …

Young people in the care system deserve help to enter university

A version of this blog post was first published in The Times on 26 July 2019.

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.