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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How we can improve the experience of being at school

How we can improve the experience of being at school

The work CELCIS and other professionals are doing to improve educational experiences and outcomes for looked after children and young people.

18 April 2017
Care leavers don't get sanctioned in Falkirk thanks to Moneywise

Care leavers don't get sanctioned in Falkirk thanks to Moneywise

Norma Brown of Falkirk Council describes their Moneywise project and the difference it's making to the lives of care leavers in the area.

03 April 2017
The devil is in the detail

The devil is in the detail

What the latest round of Scottish Government’s stats on looked after children do and don’t tell us

31 March 2017
No mean city

No mean city

How a social work team in the East End of Glasgow is working tirelessly to support its local community

21 March 2017
Choosing to love

Choosing to love

We are now moving towards a professionalism that is defined by passion and commitment expressed through the transparent and responsible use of relationships.

01 March 2017
Young people's research at Barnardo's

Young people's research at Barnardo's

Guest blogger Fiona Bennett of Barnardo's Scotland describes the Family Firm Action Research project.

24 February 2017
Children can easily become lost in the system, but a timeline can help you see them

Children can easily become lost in the system, but a timeline can help you see them

Linda Davidson, Permanence Consultant at CELCIS, explains how a timeline can be a powerful tool in making child-centred decisions.

16 February 2017
How will bairns fair in 2017?

How will bairns fair in 2017?

Jennifer Davidson blogs about what 2016 has meant for the children’s sector and what the year ahead will bring.

10 January 2017
Concurrency: Planning for all outcomes

Concurrency: Planning for all outcomes

What’s known as concurrency planning is beginning to be adopted in Scotland, and it's a potent means of achieving permanent, stable homes and futures for the…

30 November 2016
Getting the parents' point of view across

Getting the parents' point of view across

Paul McKee is an advocacy worker who helps parents to express their views when decisions are being made about their children.

30 November 2016

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