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Aug
29

More than 200 payments have been made to survivors of childhood abuse in care.   Read More ...

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Aug
28

Incorporation of the UNCRC is an important piece of a jigsaw puzzle, but on its own it is not enough. Lizzie Morton explains the thinking behind the CELCIS response to the Scottish Government's consultation on children's rights.   Read More ...


Aug
28

CELCIS response to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on Children’s Rights: incorporating the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into our domestic law in Scotland   Read More ...


Aug
27

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Aug
27

The Scottish Funding Council are reviewing the best use of the Widening Access and Retention Fund in higher education. We consider changes which could positively impact on the educational experiences and outcomes for care experienced students.   Read More ...

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Author : Linda O'Neill

Aug
27

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

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Aug
27

South Ayrshire CHAMPS Board is working in partnership with Belmont Academy in Ayr to bring care experienced young people together and support and encourage them.   Read More ...


Aug
26

This is an excellent opportunity to lead and co-ordinate CELCIS’s work with international partners.   Read More ...

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Aug
22

Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield has published new research which highlights the thousands of children growing up in homeless families, and the types of temporary accommodation they are placed in.   Read More ...

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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 ...

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Author : Dr Ian Milligan

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 ...

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Author : Lizzie Morton

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Aug
15

A new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course on permanence for social workers in England has been launched by Research in Practice (RiP) While the course is based on English legislation, much of the content is useful for all practitioners engaged in permanence practice.   Read More ...

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Aug
15

The Scottish Care Leaver’s Covenant support recommendations to extend the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014. We highlight the rights and needs of care leavers to greater protection from experiencing unsuitable accommodation, and argue for prioritisation of care leaver’s needs when improving temporary accommodation standards in Scotland.   Read More ...


Aug
13

Research from Cardiff University looking into the outcomes for children and young people assessed as being ‘at risk’ of sexual exploitation   Read More ...

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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 ...


Aug
07

Ahead of the Global Implementation Conference, Scotland’s National Clinical Director, Professor Jason Leitch CBE shares some thoughts on his implementation journey, Scotland’s increasing use of change methodologies, and why learning from others makes sense   Read More ...


Aug
01

Our submission supports the alignment of responses to child sexual abuse with the Barnahus approach.   Read More ...

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Author : Lizzie Morton

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