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Jul
05

Book our free online course to explore the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children.   Read More ...


Jun
25

The Independent Care Review (ICR)'s evidence framework, comprising of research and evidence collated and analysed throughout the review’s three years of work as it undertook a root and branch review of care system in Scotland.   Read More ...


May
20

The Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee is seeking information around the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on vulnerable children. CELCIS responded to this inquiry, sharing information on how services are responding to and supporting the needs of children and families in need of care and protection.   Read More ...


Feb
25

This issue includes a mix of peer-reviewed articles, commentaries and the Kilbrandon Lecture.   Read More ...



Nov
07

This issue includes a mix of peer-reviewed articles, commentaries and the Kilbrandon Lecture.   Read More ...


Oct
29

Following a plenary presentation at the 2019 SIRCC Conference, conversations started on the complexities of restraint and its use in residential child care. You'll find a series of blog posts and further information here.   Read More ...

Topic : Residential care
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Oct
11

This blog post was first published as an article for Community Care in June 2019.   Read More ...

Topic : Residential care
Author : John Radoux

Oct
10

Bridging the gap between theory and practice is the discussion in the latest blog on physical restraint in residential child care.   Read More ...

Topic : Residential care
Author : Erica Barr

Oct
08

The criminisation of children in residential care. We need to be careful when changing practice as there can be unintended consequences.   Read More ...

Topic : Residential care
Author : Debbie Nolan

Oct
03

David Grimm asks if physical restraint should be used at all in residential child care, using his own experience of care to discuss the ability to adapt to the needs of individuals young people.   Read More ...

Topic : Residential care
Author : David Grimm

Oct
01

Laura Steckley explains how people are coming together to consider how to apply what we know about both experience and theory to address the practice of restraint in residential care.   Read More ...


Oct
01

Introducing a series of blog posts which will consider the use of physical restraint in residential child care from multiple perspectives.   Read More ...


Sep
05

This short paper contributes evidence regarding the situation of children without parental care and provision of suitable alternative care in an international context.   Read More ...


Aug
20

An interim evaluation of the Putting Families First project in Tajikistan based on interviews with government officials, parents, social workers and baby home staff.   Read More ...


Aug
20

Our response provides evidence to support the Committee’s scrutiny of the Disclosure (Scotland) Bill, designed to strengthen and simplify the disclosure system to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded. We support proposals which advance children’s rights and transform the approach to childhood convictions. We also consider changes to the PVG scheme in relation to kinship carers.   Read More ...


Aug
09

The Care Leaver Experience - A Report on Children and Young People’s Experiences in and after Leaving Residential Care in Uganda. A report by the Uganda Care Leavers project featuring the opinions of over 250 care leavers, collected using peer-led participatory workshops   Read More ...


Jun
04

This issue comprises articles submitted in response to a call for submissions to celebrate the 20th anniversary conference of the Scottish Institute of Residential Child Care (SIRCC). The issue includes a poem by social worker and poet, Charlie Gracie, the key note address given by Professor Jim Anglin, and articles reflecting on child and youth care practice in several countries.   Read More ...


May
17

A review of the implementation of Part 12: Children at risk of becoming looked after as set out in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014   Read More ...


May
01

Providing clear guidance to improve the quality of care and support for young people with additional support needs who are making the transition to young adult life.   Read More ...


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