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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Agents of change

Jo Derrick at Foster Care Associates explans how additional support for foster carers at the early stages of placement helps to improve outcomes.

24 September 2018

Reflecting on practice through PRISM

Jillian Ingram from CELCIS, explains how a new model for shared learning has helped child protection in North Ayrshire.

21 September 2018

We are open, responsive and actively listen

Michael Stewart, from Fosterplus, gives an insight into a model used to improve foster care practice.

19 September 2018

A decade of data

How an analysis of data has enabled Stirling’s services for children develop to better fit their needs.

17 September 2018

Joining up the dots – why data analysis is vital in understanding and supporting care experienced young people

Dr Neil Harrison argues that we need to use better data to better understand care experienced young people entering higher education.

13 September 2018

Team work works and all relationships matter

Dr Christine Puckering from Mellow Parenting tells the story of a family and how trauma informed care can foster better relationships.

10 September 2018

A care leaver's path to university

Many paths to higher education are not straightforward. A care experienced student talks about overcoming such challenges.

10 September 2018

It’s a family affair

How a Maori model of improving care has been transformative for a family in Glasgow.

03 September 2018

Living in the room for improvement

Claire Burns introduces the evidence into practice theme of the new issue of our REACH publication.

03 September 2018

"Mummy’s Little Punchbag"

Kenny Murray comments on the Children's Hearings Scotland 'Be A Force For Good' campaign.

16 August 2018

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