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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 ...


Feb
06

This video features kinship carers discussing issues affecting the health outcomes of children in care.   Read More ...


Feb
02

CELCIS response to the Scottish Government's A Healthier Future: Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight consultation.   Read More ...


Dec
04

At our annual Gathering PACE (Permanence and Care Excellence) event on 16 November, we welcomed over 120 delegates from across Scotland. Gathering PACE is about sharing learning from all our PACE sites and giving opportunities for learning and discussion about what is working to achieve better outcomes for our looked after children. Presenters included: Maree Todd, Minster for Childcare and Early Years; Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of Healthcare Quality and Strategy; and University of York’s Professor of Social Work, Nina Biehal. Here you will find the presentations that were given on the day. A number of local PACE areas produced posters that outline what they have achieved, along with the challenges along the way. There is also a short video that was produced during the event that asks of speakers and delegates what PACE means to them.   Read More ...


Oct
20

Linda Davidson discusses every child's need for sensitive and responsive care.   Read More ...


Sep
13

Course moderator Sarah Hume-Anthony gives a snapshot of the interactions on the CELCIS MOOC.   Read More ...


Sep
08

A response to the Education and Skills Committee’s call for views on the proposed legislative amendments to the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 concerning information sharing. Bringing consistency, clarity and coherence to the practice of information sharing about children’s and young people’s wellbeing is critical. Here we discuss what more is required from legislation and guidance to achieve this   Read More ...


Aug
24

A response to Scottish Government’s consultation on Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs. Amongst the population of children with complex additional support needs, the rate of those who are looked after is disproportionate to their number in the whole child population. Attention to the particular needs and vulnerabilities of looked after children in the Strategy are our key considerations in this response.   Read More ...


Aug
02

An evaluation report of the CELCIS Parents In Partnership programme, a parental and carer involvement model implemented in three high schools in Renfrewshire Council in 2016/17   Read More ...


Jul
07

We comment on the Scottish Government’s draft Delivery Plan on Equally Safe, a strategy for eradicating violence against women and girls.   Read More ...


Jul
06

Dr Chrissie Gale, international lead for CELCIS, reflects on research which could help shape the drive for better alternative care for children in countries around the world.   Read More ...


Jun
27

Care leaver Helen Johnston compares her life to a Disney movie   Read More ...


Jun
14

What does relational based practice look like in reality, for a busy statutory team?   Read More ...


May
08

Kathy Allan from Adoption UK explains how an attachment awareness programme in East Lothian is helping looked after and adopted children have a better experience of school.   Read More ...


Apr
25

We highlight issues pertinent to supporting vulnerable and looked after children with healthcare needs in schools. We recommend ensuring the Draft Guidance is fully aligned with GIRFEC, and that wellbeing is considered holistically, with the child’s views at the centre.   Read More ...


Apr
24

Research into how music could and should help shape the experiences of children and young people in residential care settings.   Read More ...


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