are you worried about a child? find out who to talk to.

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..

Got a burning issue you would like to blog about? Then we would love to hear from you. Contact our communications team.

Read on and join in the chat...

 

Changing Landscape of Kinship Care in Scotland

Traditionally, kinship care has been viewed as a cheaper option secondary to fostering and adoption in terms of allowances, support and a lack of standardised practice across the country in how carers are assessed via an assessment framework, rigour and approval process.

The cost of the implementation gap for young people

Megan Sutherland is Vice Chair of Who Cares? Scotland. She recently moved home and found it wasn’t easy to register as exempt from paying Council Tax as a care leaver. Here she discusses what she feels needs to change for care experienced young people in Scotland.

‘You can never get enough books into the hands of enough children’

On World Book Day UK, Kirsty Hill, Regional Director at the Dollywood Foundation UK, discusses why reading for pleasure is crucial for children’s futures.

Our Stories Matter: Telling Truths and Countering Stereotypes this World Book Day

This World Book Day UK, Callen James Martin, a writer and Submissions Coordinator at The Good Literacy Agency, discusses why it’s important for care experienced people to own their stories and how they can be better represented in books.

My journey from care leaver to author

On World Book Day UK, Kirsty Capes, author of the upcoming novel, ‘Careless’, and marketer at HarperCollins, discusses how her childhood experience in care led to a career in writing.

More than a promise: the imperative to make change happen

Claire Burns, Director (Acting), CELCIS – Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection, marks the first anniversary of The Promise.

We have found 8 results based on your search. You can filter further with the dropdown options above.
Oct
11
2019
This blog post was first published as an article for Community Care in June 2019.   Read More ...
Author : John Radoux

Oct
10
2019
Bridging the gap between theory and practice is the discussion in the latest blog on physical restraint in residential child car…   Read More ...
Author : Erica Barr

Oct
08
2019
The criminisation of children in residential care. We need to be careful when changing practice as there can be unintended conse…   Read More ...
Author : Debbie Nolan

Oct
03
2019
David Grimm asks if physical restraint should be used at all in residential child care, using his own experience of care to dis…   Read More ...
Author : David Grimm

Oct
02
2019
Louise Hill talks about the impact of the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) Bill in Scotland.   Read More ...
Author : Louise Hill

Oct
01
2019
Laura Steckley explains how people are coming together to consider how to apply what we know about both experience and theory to…   Read More ...

Oct
01
2019
Introducing a series of blog posts which will consider the use of physical restraint in residential child care from multiple per…   Read More ...
Author : Joanne McMeeking

Aug
28
2019
Incorporation of the UNCRC is an important piece of a jigsaw puzzle, but on its own it is not enough. Lizzie Morton explains the…   Read More ...
Author : Lizzie Morton

Contact us

University of Strathclyde, Curran Building, Level 6
94 Cathedral St, Glasgow G4 0LG
0141 444 8500
celcis@strath.ac.uk

Sitemap | Accessibility | CookiesPrivacy notice

© 2019 CELCIS. All rights reserved.  

This website uses cookies to help improve your online experience.

By using this website you consent to the use of cookies and agree to the terms of our Cookie policyLearn more about how we use information in our Privacy notice.