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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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We can and must do more to provide food security for all

On World Food Day 2020, Paul Sullivan, Sector Engagement Lead at CELCIS, reflects on some of the existing food insecurities affecting families across Scotland and what the community-led responses during the public health emergency this year tell us.

Listening to the voices of care experienced LGBT people in Scotland

As the LGBT Youth Scotland Care Commission concludes its work with a new awareness film, Commission member Charlie Mackenzie, discusses what the group has achieved in its two years and the personal impact the Commission has had.

Ensuring there is choice in financial help

For Challenge Poverty Week 2020, this blog post from Mhairi Reid on behalf of the Life Changes Trust and their Advisory Group, takes a look at how the Young People with Care Experience Programme responded to the new challenge of COVID-19.

Securing better futures

October 8, 2020 marks a very important moment for children and young people who experience secure care. That’s because it’s the day that the Secure Care Pathway and Standards will be launched in Scotland’s five secure care centres, celebrating the hard work, creativity and passion that children put into helping to develop these. Paul Sullivan, Sector Engagement Lead at CELCIS, explains what this mean for the future of secure care in Scotland.

Under the spotlight of COVID-19: Real change is possible

Claire Burns, Director of CELCIS (Acting), takes a moment to consider how much we have learned that we didn’t know before the COVID-19; how this emergency has thrown a spotlight on so much of what we already knew and what this means as we work to make change happen to realise The Promise.

Reimagining the way we nurture and stay connected during COVID-19.

Food and other essential items are something that we have always had available for our young people in the Youth Team, Aberdeen but we were aware that when COVID – 19 hit that we would need to be more creative about how we made sure food was available for young people in a safe and structured way.

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Introducing issue 12 of REACH, which explores stigma, language, perception and the representation of care and care experience.   Read More ...
Author : Claire Burns

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2018
Dr Louise Hill considers the implications of the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill and how similar measur…   Read More ...
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This blog post explores the findings of a recent briefing from CELCIS about going to university from care.   Read More ...
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Laura Conachan explains how the Children's Hearing System can be improved by seeing the bigger picture.   Read More ...
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Evidence suggests that DDP (attachment-focused family therapy) is effective in helping recovery from developmental trauma. Here'…   Read More ...
Author : Edwina Grant

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Mark Brotherton, Educational Psychologist, explains how strong relationships between carers and psychologists have been nurtured…   Read More ...
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Jo Derrick at Foster Care Associates explans how additional support for foster carers at the early stages of placement helps to …   Read More ...
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Jillian Ingram from CELCIS, explains how a new model for shared learning has helped child protection in North Ayrshire.   Read More ...
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