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An Independent Evaluation of Quarriers Coaching for Life

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Nadine Fowler, Louise Hill, Charlene Plunkett, Vicki Welch (on the Annotated Bibliography only)
Report from the CELCIS evaluation of Quarriers Coaching for Life, a mentoring programme for care experienced young people.
Practice paper Resource

Practice Note: Children and young people in residential care - engagement in music

Year: 2019 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: CELCIS
This Practice Note aims to celebrate good practice already taking place throughout Scotland, and give residential child care managers and pra…
Consultations ResourcePractice paper Resource

Response to Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill consultation

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Physical abuse | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill proposed by John Finnie MSP, which aims to remove the legal defenc…
Blog Resource

"I just want to be normal": looked after young people's experiences of feeling different

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, REACH, Voices of young people | Author: Professor Julie Selwyn, Dr Claire Baker
Professor Julie Selwyn, from the University of Bristol, and Dr Claire Baker from Corum Voice talk about the Bright Spots programme looking at…
Blog ResourceMagazine Resource

Labels are for clothes not people

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Local authority, Looked after at home, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Claire Burns
Introducing issue 12 of REACH, which explores stigma, language, perception and the representation of care and care experience.
Event Resource

Gathering PACE 2018

Year: 2018 | Topic: Adoption, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence | Author: CELCIS
The CELCIS annual Gathering PACE event took place at the Perth Convert Hall on Wednesday 7 November 2018, where we welcomed 96 delegates to t…
Event Resource

Practice Exchange Workshop: Pre-birth planning, Assessment and 'Getting it right from the start'

Year: 2018 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Local authority, Neglect, Permanence, Physical abuse | Author: CELCIS
The PACE (Permanence and Care Excellence) team at CELCIS hosted a Practice Echange Workshop on 15 November 2018 in Glasgow, with almost 70 de…
Report Resource

Early Intervention Foundation report: Realising the Potential of Early Intervention

Year: 2018 | Topic: Child protection, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: Early Intervention Foundation
This report from the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) explains the concept of early intervention and how it works to support child develop…
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Creative Consortium: Children and young people in residential care engagement in music

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Charlie Gracie, Moyra Hawthorn and Michelle McCue
A research project which addressed how looked after children and young people accessed music opportunities, if at all, what barriers there we…
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In and beyond the care setting: relationships between young people and care workers: A literature review

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Local authority, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Vicki Welch, Nadine Fowler, Ewan Ross, Richard Withington, Kenny McGhee
The report summarises important learning from academic and other literature about relationships between young people and those caring for the…
Video Resource

Connecting Voices on listening to the voices of care experienced young people

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: CELCIS
Jim Lyon from East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership talks about the importance of listening to the voices of care experienced youn…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and Creation of a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
CELCIS response to Scottish Government’s consultation on the review of legislation relating to children and their families in Scotland.
Blog Resource

Team work works and all relationships matter

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home | Author: Dr Christine Puckering
Dr Christine Puckering from Mellow Parenting tells the story of a family and how trauma informed care can foster better relationships.
Video Resource

Parents in Partnership at Auchenharvie Academy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: CELCIS
Liz and Reena, parents of pupils at Auchenharvie Academy have been involved in a project where the attend their children’s school to learn mo…
Video Resource

Kieran Morrell on Parents in Partnership at Auchenharvie Academy

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority | Author: CELCIS
Kieran Morrell, Family Learning Worker, talks about how Parents in Partnership (a model for parental involvement in the school curriculum) is…
Report Resource

Equally Protected?

Year: 2015 | Topic: Child protection, Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Local authority, Looked after at home, Physical abuse | Author: Dr Anja Heilmann, Prof. Yvonne Kelly, Prof. Richard G Watt
A review of the evidence on the physical punishment of children.
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Aberlour Life Works Service – a qualitative evaluation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Dr Charlene Plunkett, Dr Vicki Welch
This mixed-methods evaluation describes the person-centred model that has evolved within the life works service.
Blog Resource

If I wasn't emotionally involved, they wouldn't have thrived

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Looked after at home, Residential care | Author: Gordon Main
Gordon Main continues the conversation on commitment, discussing the emotional investment of foster carers.
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Animal Magic - The benefits of being around and caring for animals across care settings.

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, SIRCC, Voices of young people | Author: Care Inspectorate
The benefits of being around and caring for animals across care settings.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceEvaluation ResourceReport ResourceResearch Resource

Integrated Children’s Services in Scotland

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Local authority | Author: Social Work Scotland
An assessment of progress and improvement in integrated children's services, published by Social Work Scotland, and a literature review.
Blog Resource

What's the harm?

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Judy Furnivall
The difficult issue of self-harm in residential care, exploring the experiences of young people and the support workers need to help.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to draft Suicide Prevention Action Plan consultation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: CELCIS
This contribution provides evidence on how suicide and self-harm affects not only the health and well-being of care experience children and y…
Video Resource

Empowering and supportive relationships

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Andy Carter, Thempra Social Pedagogy
This video explains the meaning behind the idea: enabling holistic learning and well-being through empowering and supportive relationships.
Video Resource

Health Matters for Children & Young People in Kinship Care

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care | Author: Children's Health Scotland
This video features kinship carers discussing issues affecting the health outcomes of children in care.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to consultation on the Scottish Government’s A Healthier Future

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care | Author: Chris Sweeney
CELCIS response to the Scottish Government's A Healthier Future: Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight consultation.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceEvent ResourceToolkit ResourceVideo Resource

Gathering PACE 2017

Year: 2017 | Topic: Adoption, Children's hearings system, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence | Author: CELCIS
At our annual Gathering PACE (Permanence and Care Excellence) event on 16 November, we welcomed over 120 delegates from across Scotland. G…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to Scotland's call for views on Children and Young People (Information Sharing) Bill

Year: 2017 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
A response to the Education and Skills Committee’s call for views on the proposed legislative amendments to the Children and Young People (Sc…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Richard Withington
A response to Scottish Government’s consultation on Scotland’s Ten Year Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People wit…
Evaluation ResourceResearch Resource

Parents In Partnership Programme evaluation 2017

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Looked after at home | Author: Linda O'Neill, Leanne Mattu, Richard Withington and Vicki Welch
An evaluation report of the CELCIS Parents In Partnership programme, a parental and carer involvement model implemented in three high schools…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Equally Safe – a draft delivery plan

Year: 2017 | Topic: Child protection, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
We comment on the Scottish Government’s draft Delivery Plan on Equally Safe, a strategy for eradicating violence against women and girls.
Blog Resource

One Moana is all we need…

Year: 2017 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Helen Johnston
Care leaver Helen Johnston compares her life to a Disney movie
Blog Resource

I wanted to be a social work superhero

Year: 2017 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Local authority, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Jennifer McKean
What does relational based practice look like in reality, for a busy statutory team?
Blog Resource

Relationships are everything

Year: 2017 | Topic: Adoption, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Voices of young people | Author: Kathy Allan
Kathy Allan from Adoption UK explains how an attachment awareness programme in East Lothian is helping looked after and adopted children have…
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Supporting children and young people with healthcare needs in schools

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Lizzie Morton
We highlight issues pertinent to supporting vulnerable and looked after children with healthcare needs in schools. We recommend ensuring the …
Blog Resource

I used to, but ...

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Moyra Hawthorn
Research into how music could and should help shape the experiences of children and young people in residential care settings.
Report Resource

The cost of being care free

Year: 2016 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: David Ayre, Lucy Capron, Helena Egan, Anastasia French and Lucy Gregg
The impact of poor financial education and removal of support on care leavers (England)
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Moneywise Project report

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Norma Brown
The care leaving team at Falkirk Council received funding to mitigate against the effects of the Welfare Reform Act on care leavers.
Blog Resource

Choosing to love

Year: 2017 | Topic: Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Residential care, SIRCC | Author: Judy Furnivall
We are now moving towards a professionalism that is defined by passion and commitment expressed through the transparent and responsible use o…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Provision of additional support needs in schools

Year: 2017 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Linda O'Neill
Our response to the Education and Skill’s Committee’s call for views on the provision of Additional Support Needs in schools.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 15 No 3

Year: 2016 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, SIRCC | Author: Mark Smith
Our special issue on love in professional practice is packed with articles and reflections from academics and practitioners across the globe.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: The New National Health and Social Care Standards

Year: 2017 | Topic: Active implementation, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Government's consultation on the new proposed Standards for Health and Social Care.
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Education Governance Review

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Linda O'Neill
Our response to the consultation on the current review of governance arrangements within education.
Consultations ResourceGuidance Resource

Consultation response: Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Dr Graham Connelly
Our response to the draft statutory guidance considers the impact on looked after children of amendments made to the 2000 Act, by Part 1 of t…
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Scotland's oral health plan

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the proposed oral health plan for Scotland. We highlight the oral health needs of looked after children and care leavers.
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Consultation response: A new future for social security in Scotland

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Disability, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Legislation, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to proposals for a new future for social security in Scotland. We consider how proposals could impact on looked after children and c…
Blog Resource

The power of caring relationships

Year: 2016 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Kenny McGhee
Kenny McGhee responds to the recent STV 'Who Cares' programme by exploring the need for genuine and caring relationships and removing barrier…
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: Mental health in Scotland - a ten-year vision

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the proposed ten-year mental health strategy for Scotland. We highlight the mental health and emotional wellbeing needs of looked…
Briefing ResourceResearch Resource

Improving Transitions to Secondary School for Looked After Children

Year: 2016 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home, Voices of young people | Author: Alison Hennessey
The report on an action research project using improvement methodology to provide enhanced transition support to looked after young people mo…
Evaluation ResourceResearch Resource

Parents In Partnership Evaluation

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Linda O'Neill
Evaluation of a developing parent and carer engagement model aimed at engaging parents and carers involvement in high school.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 15 No 1

Year: 2016 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly
In this issue Nazirah Hassan writes about the challenges of carrying out research about bullying and victimisation and Laura Beveridge shares…
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 15 No 2

Year: 2016 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Laura Steckley
In this issue we cover a wide range of subjects: redesigning leaving care interactions, participation of young people with disabilities and e…
Evaluation Resource

Supporting birth mothers after adoption

Year: 2015 | Topic: Adoption, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Vicki Welch, Andressa Gadda, Chris Jones, Emma Young, Jennifer Lerpiniere
Latest findings highlight the support required by birth mothers after adoption.
Consultations Resource

Working together for people who go missing in Scotland

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Louise Hill
A response to a consultation around people who go missing in Scotland, where looked after children and care leavers are over represented.
Consultations Resource

National Care Standards consultation

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Gordon Main & Ben Farrugia
Our consultation response to the review of the National Care Standards for health and social care services - looking at the core principles o…
Briefing Resource

Inform: Supporting the education of looked after children with uncertain immigration status

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy and Graham Connelly
A briefing for educators on what it means to have an uncertain immigration status and be looked after.
Guidance Resource

Go Outdoors

Year: 2010 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Local authority, Residential care | Author:
Guidance for managers of residential services, and individual residential practitioners, and it is also intended to inform local authority ou…
Guidance Resource

Homeless not hopeless

Year: 2012 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Shelter | Children in Scotland
Guidance for adults who come into regular contact with homeless children and young people.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Social Pedagogy briefing paper

Year: 2012 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, International | Author: Mark Smith
There is growing interest across the UK in European models of social pedagogy.
Blog Resource

Love makes us lovable

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Judy Furnivall
Looked after children that reject love are the ones who need it most.
Consultations Resource

Pregnancy and parenthood in young people strategy

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Our consultation response draws on academic research, our own activities, and the experience of professionals.
Magazine Resource

REACH - Autumn 2015

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: CELCIS
Read this issue about emotional wellbeing, packed full of good stories and case studies about work going on across Scotland.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceReport ResourceResearch Resource

Overseen but often overlooked

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Permanence, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Vicki Welch, Jennifer Lerpiniere, Emma Young, Sue Sadler, John Paul Fitzpatrick
Study exploring the needs, outcomes and service provision for children currently or previously looked after at home.
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Every person is worthwhile: Evaluation of Camphill St Andrew’s Project

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Disability, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Jennifer Lerpiniere, Emma Young, Moyra Hawthorn, Ian Milligan, Vicki Welch
The evaluation shows that St Andrew’s outreach services has been very effective in meeting the needs of children, young people, and families.…
Briefing Resource

Inform: Housing Options and Care Leavers

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Secure, safe and stable accommodation is an essential building block for success and achievement.
Event ResourceVideo Resource

Caring for Vulnerable Children

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: FutureLearn, University of Strathclyde, CELCIS
Our super successful MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) helps you explore and develop an understanding of the approaches involved in caring fo…
Video Resource

Taking it to the next level - Health services for looked after children

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: National Children's Bureau, A National Voice
Film showing what helps make health services accessible to young people in care. Produced by the National Children's Bureau and A National V…
Event Resource

SIRCC National Conference 2015

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Browse the resources from our 2015 National Conference exploring Steps to Success: Supporting quality transitions through and beyond residen…
Research Resource

Integrating Health and Social Care in Scotland: Potential impact on children’s services

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Vicki Welch, Maire McCormack, Jim Stephen, Jennifer Lerpiniere
How the integration of adult health and social care services may impact on children and families.
Blog Resource

Complexity and integration?

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Vicki Welch
Vicki Welch blogs on the good and bad of integrating services.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 13 No 2

Year: 2014 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Laura Steckley (Editorial)
This issue features a debate on the implications of YES or NO votes in the Referendum on Scottish Independence in September 2014 for children…
Consultations Resource

Scottish Parliament inquiry into Social Isolation

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
Our evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s inquiry into social isolation.
Consultations Resource

Inquiries into Fatal Accidents (Scotland) Bill

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Andrea Priestley, Lisa Ann Kennedy
Our evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee on the general principles of the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths…
Podcast Resource

IRISS FM: Trauma and looked after children

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: IRISS FM
Christine Gordon and Karen Wallace talk to Fiona Lettice about their first hand experience of fostering, adoption and trauma.
Consultations Resource

Scottish Fire and Rescue Youth Engagement

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Andrea Priestley
Response to Scottish Fire and Rescue’s consultation on its draft Youth Engagement Strategy.
Policy Resource

Promoting the health and wellbeing of looked after children (England)

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Residential care | Author: UK Departments of Education and Health
Guidance from the UK Departments of Education and Health on promoting the health and wellbeing of looked after children in England.
Podcast Resource

IRISS FM: Homelessness: transitions

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: IRISS
In this episode, partners in the 'Homelessness: pathways and prevention' project discuss effective interventions for keeping people out of ho…
Report Resource

Insights 28: Supporting positive relationships for children and young people with care experience

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: IRISS
This review explores the growing emphasis being placed on the relationships of children and young people in care.
Report Resource

Finding Their Feet: Equipping care leavers to reach their potential

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Centre for Social Justice
Realistic recommendations to guide government support for care leavers.

Engaging with families website

Year: 2015 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Education Scotland, Scottish Government
Supporting Schools to raise attainment and close the inequity gap.
Report Resource

Youth Homelessness in Scotland 2014 Report

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Homeless Action Scotland
Report suggesting more young people are sleeping rough than official figures suggest.
Report Resource

Social Justice Begins With Babies

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: Putting the baby IN the bathwater
First annual report from Putting the baby IN the bathwater - a coalition of 80 organisations and individuals committed to making Scotland the…
Report Resource

Protecting and Safeguarding Children in Care

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Historical abuse, Residential care | Author: Professor Andrew Kendrick
Despite all the safeguards, children and young people in care continue to suffer abuse and neglect.
Event Resource

Child Sexual Exploitation Conference: Implications from Rotherham for Scotland

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Historical abuse, Legislation | Author: Police Scotland, Social Work Scotland, CELCIS
Strategic and operational discussion with an opportunity to shape the future of child protection in Scotland.
Report Resource

Living on a railway line

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Historical abuse, International | Author: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, Professor Andrew Rowland
How the UK can better tackle child abuse, neglect and exploitation with 10 UK recommendations.
Consultations Resource

CELCIS response: Review of National Care Standards

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: CELCIS
CELCIS response to Scottish Government consultation: Review of National Care Standards.
Podcast Resource

IRISS FM: Putting the baby IN the bathwater

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: IRISS
IRISS FM episode features Dr Jonathan Sher: How do we close the gap between what we know and what we do?
Case study/examples of practice Resource

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Historical abuse | Author: UNICEF
Case studies illustrating how prevention and response strategies can reduce the prevalence and impact of violence against children.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceReport Resource

Insights 27:Trauma sensitive practice with children in care

Year: 2014 | Topic: Disability, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Judy Furnivall ,Edwina Grant
Summarises the evidence in this challenging area of work to support practitioners to reflect on their practice in this context. Written by Ju…
Journal Resource

Goodenoughcaring Journal

Year: 2014 | Topic: Disability, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author:
An online Journal for all those interested in the way children gow up and how they are nurtured.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 13 No 1

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care | Author: Graham Connelly (Editorial)
In this issue you’ll find peer-reviewed articles on the role of positivism and performance indicators in ‘official imaginings’ of childhood a…
Case study/examples of practice ResourceResearch ResourceToolkit Resource

Principles of Good Transitions 2 - improving post-school transitions

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Scottish Transitions Forum, ARC Scotland
Providing clear guidance to improve the quality of care and support for young people with additional support needs who are making the transit…
Case study/examples of practice ResourceToolkit Resource

SSKS (Social Services Knowledge Scotland) online gateway

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: SSKS
Gateway to wealth of information and learning materials to support practitioners in day-to-day work and in learning.
Consultations Resource

CELCIS response: Inquiry into Health Inequalities

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation | Author: CELCIS
Our response to the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee call for evidence into an Inquiry into Health Inequalities.
Event Resource

Learning Exchange Summit Nov 2013

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: CELCIS, Mulberry Bush, Hackney Child
Residential child care in Scotland and England: how we can make improvements in what we do, wherever we work.
Report Resource

Developing a National Mentoring Scheme for Looked After Children

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Dr Susan Elsley | LACSIG
Proposal for a mentoring programme aimed at looked after children and young people in Scotland.
Guidance Resource

Housing Options Protocol

Year: 2013 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Giving care leavers good housing and support options is essential for their transition to independent living.
Event ResourceVideo Resource

CELCIS 2013: Partnership for Progress

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: CELCIS,
We had a great range of speakers and topics at our 2013 conference. Explore the sessions you missed.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 12 No 2

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: Janine Bolger (Editorial)
A special issue on social pedagogy, guest-edited by Janine Bolger of Robert Gordon University.
Research Resource

Young People Creating Belonging: Spaces, Sounds and Sights

Year: 2013 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, Voices of young people | Author: Dr EJ Milne, Dr Sarah Wilson
Explored belonging with looked after young people across Scotland using creative methodologies.
Briefing ResourcePolicy ResourceResearch Resource

Still Caring? Supporting Care Leavers in Scotland

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Zachari Duncalf, Louise Hill, Kenny McGhee
Young people in care should be encouraged, enabled and supported to remain in quality care settings until they are ready to leave.
Magazine Resource

Reach - Winter 2012/13

Year: 2013 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: CELCIS
Focusing on the health of our looked after children and young people.
Report ResourceResearch Resource

Attachment Matters for All

Year: 2012 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Permanence, Residential care | Author: Judy Furnivall, Mary McKenna, Shelagh McFarlane, Edwina Grant
How far attachment theory underpins training and practice within Scotland’s children’s sector.
Briefing ResourceReport ResourceToolkit Resource

Residential workers understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on children

Year: 2012 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, SIRCC | Author: Kevin Pilkington, Anni Donaldson
A study of residential managers’ views on the preparedness of residential workers to support children and young people who have experienced t…
Toolkit Resource

Report 58: Therapeutic approaches to social work in residential child care settings

Year: 2012 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Social Care Institute for Excellence
Approaches to help staff use a therapeutic perspective in their day-to-day social work with children and young people.
Video Resource

Dr Helen Minnis

Year: 2011 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: CELCIS
Helen chats about how a child's view of the world is formed and what can be done to improve it.
Video Resource

Craig’s story - the effects of trauma on children

Year: 2011 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home | Author: CELCIS
A short dramatisation of domestic violence in the home and its effects on a family.
Event Resource

Supervision, Teamwork and Leadership Presentation (ADSW)

Year: 2011 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Bridget Rothwell
Challenges and rewards of supervision, teamwork and leadership in improving outcomes for looked after children.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceReport Resource

Insights 10: Attachment informed practice with looked after children and young people

Year: 2011 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: IRISS, SAIA, Judy Furnivall
Answers the 'So what does this mean in practice?' question for each topic reviewed.
Practice paper Resource

Social pedagogy and its links to Holding the Space

Year: 2010 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: SIRCC and Action for Children Scotland
Explores the similarities between a therapeutic approach and a holistic approach to child care.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 9 No 2

Year: 2010 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Alan Macquarrie
A collection of articles dealing with historical or ethical dimensions of residential child care.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 8 No 2

Year: 2009 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Steven McCluskey (Editor)
A collection of health and wellbeing articles covering mental health, the contributions of arts, information technology and music therapy.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 8 No 1

Year: 2009 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Larua Steckley (Editor)
A diverse collection of articles from police involvement in residential child care in Scotland to LGBT questioning in New York City, USA.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 5 No 2

Year: 2006 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Deirdre Watson (Guest editor)
A diverse collection of articles covering trauma and dissociation, power and the languages of young people in care.
Research Resource

Playing it safe: a study of the regulation of outdoor play for children in residential care

Year: 2007 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care | Author: Lorraine McGuinness, Irene Stevens, Ian Milligan
We all want children and young people to be safe, active and have fun outdoors so we must balance minimising risks with spoiling their enjoym…
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 6 No 1

Year: 2007 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Steven Paterson (Guest editor)
A diverse collection of six articles covering topics such as workers’ experience of the mental health needs of young people, an equality pers…
Guidance Resource

Holding Safely 2005

Year: 2005 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Jennifer Davidson, Dennis McCullough, Laura Steckley, Tim Warren.
A guide for practitioners about physically restraining children and young people.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 4 No 1

Year: 2005 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Irene Stevens (Editor)
An assortment of articles ranging from job satisfaction in residential child care to looking after sexually abused young people.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 3 No 2

Year: 2004 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, International, Residential care | Author: CELCIS
This collection of seven articles explores the theme of wellbeing and making provision for complex needs.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 2 No 1

Year: 2003 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: Andrew Kendrick (Guest Editor)
This diverse collection of eight articles on residential child care includes an account of the first 25 years of Who Cares? Scotland.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to Scottish Government consultation on "A Connected Scotland"

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: Lizzie Morton
This joint response was developed in collaboration with partners including Barnardo’s Scotland, Befriending Networks, Children In Scotland, L…
Report Resource

Insights 21: Understanding suicide and self-harm among children in care and care leavers

Year: 2013 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care | Author: IRISS, Judy Furnivall
Written by Judy Furnivall from CELCIS it examines the research and literature about self harm and suicide.
Video Resource

SIRCC National Conference 2013 - Dr Larry Brendtro

Year: 2013 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing | Author: CELCIS
Dr Larry Brendtro from Reclaiming Youth talks about deep brain research
Toolkit Resource

Fetal Alcohol Harm e-learning resource

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Health and Wellbeing | Author: NHS Education, Children in Scotland
E-learning resource for professionals working with people who may become pregnant, expectant parents and new parents.

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