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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WAC ensemble member Chloe talks about Whatever Happened to the Jaggy Nettles?

First published by Citizens Theatre, 30 January 2020.

11 February 2020

Considered but timely decision making is vital for children

Stephen Small explains how the voluntary adoption and fostering agency has worked with West Lothian Council to deliver a concurrent planning model to achieve…

19 November 2019

On a journey with the Welsh Child Practice Review Framework

Barbara shares the learning that she gained throughout designing, applying and adapting the model in Wales, England and Jersey, and how this has helped her to…

28 October 2019

Scotland and Jersey: working together to make change happen

As part of Care Experienced Week, David Grimm has written a blog post and Simone Smith shares a vlog describing the learning and discussion from a group of care…

25 October 2019

Looked After children and young people and rights to education: Accessing the right to Coordinated Support Plans

This article was first published by The Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland on 23 October 2019

24 October 2019

Turning conversation into action

The final post in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.

18 October 2019

2019 - a year of real opportunity in residential child care

The next in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.

16 October 2019

Professional training is essential to provide the best support for our young people

The next in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.

15 October 2019

There's no place for physical restraint in residential child care

The next in the series of blog posts examining physical restraint in residential child care.

14 October 2019

‘Why didn’t you f*cking restrain me’: when physical restraint can meet a child’s need

This blog post was first published as an article for Community Care in June 2019.

11 October 2019

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