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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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Care experienced Scots hold rally for love
October 18th
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Adoption and fostering: matching children to parents from same religion and ethnicity makes for happier families
October 18th
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Adopting as a single woman at 40 is the best thing I have ever done
October 18th
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Adoption UK Cymru appoints coordinator to help adoptive families in Wales
October 18th
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Child slavery victims being lured back into exploitation due to lack of support amid surge in cases
October 18th
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'We support the most vulnerable children...' - Group to become Staffordshire town's first 'Elsas'
October 17th
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The state of child poverty and how we can tackle it Home > Latest
October 17th
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Children in care are desperate for homes, yet I couldn't adopt because I didn't already look after kids
October 17th
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Almost a third of teachers say £120m fund not working
October 17th
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Charity targets vulnerable 'railway children' in Leeds
October 17th

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.
Wednesday 6 November

CELCIS Education Forum Meeting

Free half-day meeting for education professionals working with looked after children

Blog

Turning conversation into action

The final post in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.

2019 - a year of real opportunity in residential child care

The next in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.

Professional training is essential to provide the best support for our young people

The next in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.