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Oct
18

This report explains how existing data was used to identify groups of vulnerable babies in England and obtain aggregate totals for each type of vulnerability. The focus is on babies under the age of one, although figures for children up to the age of four were recorded for context. Three vulnerability types were classified: •Type 1: In the system – groups of babies who are supported by the state •Type 2: Health needs – groups of babies who have physical or mental health needs •Type 3: Invisible babies –groups of babies with personal or contextual needs that are not well addressed by universal services The report discusses these vulnerability types, explains the methodology used and analyses the sources and quality of the available data.   Read More ...


Oct
18

A report published by the Children’s Commissioner for England suggests there are 15,800 babies under the age of 1 considered by local authorities to be vulnerable or highly vulnerable and at risk of harm, but still living at home. The report comes as many local authorities are struggling with unprecedented financial pressures that are putting increasing strain on children’s social services.   Read More ...


Oct
08

A research project which addressed how looked after children and young people accessed music opportunities, if at all, what barriers there were, and how they might be overcome.   Read More ...



Sep
14

Jim Lyon from East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership talks about the importance of listening to the voices of care experienced young people as part of Connecting Voices, a participation group of young care experienced young people, run with the support of East Ayrshire Council.   Read More ...


Sep
13

Many paths to higher education are not straightforward. A care experienced student talks about overcoming such challenges.   Read More ...


Sep
10

CELCIS response to Scottish Government’s consultation on the review of legislation relating to children and their families in Scotland.   Read More ...


Sep
10

Dr Christine Puckering from Mellow Parenting tells the story of a family and how trauma informed care can foster better relationships.   Read More ...


Sep
06

Liz and Reena, parents of pupils at Auchenharvie Academy have been involved in a project where the attend their children’s school to learn more about the curriculum, with the aim of supporting their children’s attainment at school.   Read More ...


Aug
31

Kieran Morrell, Family Learning Worker, talks about how Parents in Partnership (a model for parental involvement in the school curriculum) is having a real impact on parents and pupils at Auchenharvie Academy in Ayrshire.   Read More ...


Aug
16

This mixed-methods evaluation describes the person-centred model that has evolved within the life works service.   Read More ...



Aug
02

Gordon Main continues the conversation on commitment, discussing the emotional investment of foster carers.   Read More ...



Jun
15

An assessment of progress and improvement in integrated children's services, published by Social Work Scotland, and a literature review.   Read More ...


May
16

The difficult issue of self-harm in residential care, exploring the experiences of young people and the support workers need to help.   Read More ...


May
01

This contribution provides evidence on how suicide and self-harm affects not only the health and well-being of care experience children and young people but also those who care for them, including foster carers and residential care workers.   Read More ...

Topic : Health and Wellbeing
Author : CELCIS

Apr
26

The importance for children in residential care to develop the ability to navigate friendships with each other.   Read More ...


Mar
28

How the Seen + Heard project in Fife informs developments in policy and practice, and engages Corporate Parents.   Read More ...


Mar
20

This video explains the meaning behind the idea: enabling holistic learning and well-being through empowering and supportive relationships.   Read More ...


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