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Our blog is a hub for news, views and analysis of what is happening in the looked after children sector here in Scotland, and further afield. 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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COVID 19: When adapting our work, we all learn from listening to children and young people

Jacqui Dunbar is the Project Lead at Our Hearings, Our Voice, an independent board for children and young people who have experience of the Children’s Hearings System in Scotland and want to help improve it. She works directly with 11 children and young people, 9 who are members of the board and 2 who are advisors for Our Hearings, Our Voice.

Maintaining Momentum - upping the pace of change for Children’s Hearings in Scotland

Elaine Adams, Learning and Development Lead at Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership, writes about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Children’s Hearings in Scotland and what this might mean for hearings in the future

Listening to what families need and want is how we will all thrive

CELCIS's Claire Burns writes for Holyrood Magazine's latest special feature on Kirsty, the Holyrood Baby, who is now four years old.

Realising children’s rights to justice and care

Bairnshoose Policy and Practice Lead Anna O'Reilly reflects on how far we've come towards securing a Scottish Bairnshoose, and what must still be done to give children the rights they deserve.

The Care Experienced Student Bursary – helping to change lives in East Renfrewshire

How the Care Experienced Bursary is making a difference in the lives of care experienced young people.

Beyond Reimagining

Claire Burns, Deputy Executive Director, CELCIS, sets out what it will take to make change happen as she writes on Care Day 2020, reaffirming our commitment to support all families and the findings of the Independent Care Review.

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May
22
2019
This article was first published by TES on the support teachers can offer unaccompanied and separated children.   Read More ...

Mar
25
2019
Carol Wassell, Permanence and Care Excellence programme lead at CELCIS, provides an update on a programme of work which is makin…   Read More ...
Topic : Permanence
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Mar
19
2019
To mark World Social Work Day, Janine Fraser, a Social Work Team Leader for Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership in N…   Read More ...
Topic : Local Authority
Author : Janine Fraser

Jan
28
2019
Dr Chrissie Gale, CELCIS international lead, argues that we need agencies to unite with one voice if we want to uphold children’…   Read More ...
Topic : International
Author : Chrissie Gale

Dec
19
2018
In this blog post, Alastair Redpath, Co-Chair of the Independent Care Review’s Stigma Work Group, considers why Christmas might …   Read More ...
Author : Alastair Redpath

Dec
18
2018
John Ryan reflects on the fight to continue to do best by Scotland’s children.   Read More ...
Author : John Ryan

Dec
17
2018
Professor Julie Selwyn, from the University of Bristol, and Dr Claire Baker from Corum Voice talk about the Bright Spots program…   Read More ...

Dec
17
2018
Laura Sharpe from See Me to talks about the results of a survey looking at the mental health of young people in Scotland.   Read More ...
Author : Laura Sharpe

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