CELCIS Blog

Our blog is a hub for perspectives and analysis of issues that matter to the lives of children, young people and their families. You will hear from our staff and guest bloggers on many topical issues where they will be reflecting and sharing their policy, practice and research insights..

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Implications of the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill

Dr Louise Hill considers the implications of the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill and how similar measures have impacted on support…

31 October 2018

University can be a tricky place if you have been in care

This blog post explores the findings of a recent briefing from CELCIS about going to university from care.

17 October 2018

Information is power

Laura Conachan explains how the Children's Hearing System can be improved by seeing the bigger picture.

26 September 2018

The mistrusting brain and blocked care

Evidence suggests that DDP (attachment-focused family therapy) is effective in helping recovery from developmental trauma. Here's how.

25 September 2018

An air of calm

Mark Brotherton, Educational Psychologist, explains how strong relationships between carers and psychologists have been nurtured.

25 September 2018

Agents of change

Jo Derrick at Foster Care Associates explans how additional support for foster carers at the early stages of placement helps to improve outcomes.

24 September 2018

Reflecting on practice through PRISM

Jillian Ingram from CELCIS, explains how a new model for shared learning has helped child protection in North Ayrshire.

21 September 2018

We are open, responsive and actively listen

Michael Stewart, from Fosterplus, gives an insight into a model used to improve foster care practice.

19 September 2018

A decade of data

How an analysis of data has enabled Stirling’s services for children develop to better fit their needs.

17 September 2018

Joining up the dots – why data analysis is vital in understanding and supporting care experienced young people

Dr Neil Harrison argues that we need to use better data to better understand care experienced young people entering higher education.

13 September 2018

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