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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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Call for Scottish state schools to be included in child abuse inquiry
April 25th
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Academic to drive forward change for children in care
April 25th
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The subjective well-being of children in kinship care.
April 24th
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Former elderly people's home in Gloucester to become support centre for children in care
April 24th
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Collaborating to help close the attainment gap
April 24th
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Sunderland partnership shares adoption practices on global platform
April 24th
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Innovative Home Initiative for Care Experienced Young People Gets £3 Million Funding From Life Changes Trust
April 24th
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UK watchdog blocks record number of child abuse webpages
April 24th
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Disadvantaged students left behind in 'youth jobs gap'
April 24th
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Smacking ban: “We don’t hit children from a rational place"
April 23rd

Resources

Guidance Resource

Inter-Agency Guidance for Child Trafficking

Year: 2013 | Topic: Child trafficking | Author: Scottish Government

What Works? A review of interventions to combat modern slavery

Year: 2018 | Topic: Child trafficking | Author: Walk Free Foundation
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on the Job Grant

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton

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.

5 March 2019

Caring for Vulnerable Children

Book our free online course to explore the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children.
17 September 2018

Introduction to Active Implementation – Intermediate Level: Applying the frameworks and approach to your work

The intermediate course builds upon the content of the introductory sessions and provides an opportunity for participants to apply the…

Blog

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…

One voice

Dr Chrissie Gale, CELCIS international lead, argues that we need agencies to unite with one voice if we want to uphold childr…