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Aug
14

Elaine Hamilton, Service Manager at Nether Johnstone House describes how lockdown due to the current emergency health crisis has changed the thinking, outlooks, and actions of both the young people and the team that surround them.   Read More ...


Aug
03

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which came into force in April 2020, altered several procedural requirements for Children’s Hearings in Scotland. This consultation exercise considered the experiences of those involved in Children’s Hearings undertaken using video-conferencing in order to inform consideration of whether virtual hearings can facilitate participation by those who cannot, or prefer not to, attend Hearings in person. This short report highlights for young people what young people said about their experiences of Children’s Hearings when surveyed for this consultation.   Read More ...


Aug
03

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which came into force in April 2020, altered several procedural requirements for Children’s Hearings in Scotland. This consultation exercise considered the experiences of those involved in Children’s Hearings undertaken using video-conferencing in order to inform consideration of whether virtual hearings can facilitate participation by those who cannot, or prefer not to, attend Hearings in person. This short report highlights for parents and carers what parents and carers said about their experiences when surveyed for this consultation.   Read More ...


Aug
03

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which came into force in April 2020, altered several procedural requirements for Children’s Hearings in Scotland. This consultation exercise considered the experiences of those involved in Children’s Hearings undertaken using video-conferencing in order to inform consideration of whether virtual hearings can facilitate participation by those who cannot, or prefer not to, attend Hearings in person.   Read More ...


Jul
05

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


Jul
01

Book our free online course to learn how to ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for 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 ...


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