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Walking in Fred’s shoes

Year:  | Topic: Active implementation, Foster care, Kinship care, Local authority, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Alison Cowper
Alison Cowper, Service Manager with the Independent Care and Review Team (Children and Families) at Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partn…
Briefing Resource

CELCIS's commitment to keeping The Promise

Year: 2021 | Topic: Active implementation, Adoption, Child protection, Child sexual exploitation (CSE), Child trafficking, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Disability, Domestic abuse, Education, Emotional abuse, Fabricated or Induced Illness in children, Female Genital Mutilation, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Historical abuse, International, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Neglect, Online safety, Parental alcohol and/or drug use, Parental mental health, Permanence, Physical abuse, Residential care, Secure care, Sexual abuse, Stigma, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: CELCIS
Learn more about CELCIS’s response and our offer to work in collaboration with The Promise and those working to support children, young peopl…
Blog Resource

The cost of the implementation gap for young people

Year: 2021 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Megan Sutherland
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 Cou…
Blog Resource

Digital inclusion as a right leaves me hopeful

Year: 2021 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Olivia Khan
Olivia Khan is a Rural Business graduate who worked at the Champions Board in South Ayrshire before moving to Berlin. Olivia stays connected …
Briefing ResourceReport ResourceResearch Resource

The digital divide| The impact on the rights of care leavers in Scotland

Year: 2021 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh, Kenny McGhee and Dr Fern Gillon
Findings from research carried out to understand care leavers’ experiences of digital exclusion before and during the COVID-19 restrictions i…
Blog Resource

Therapeutic Parenting in adoption

Year: 2020 | Topic: Adoption, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Fiona Aitken
For Adoption Week Scotland this year, Fiona Aitken, Director of Adoption UK Scotland, looks at why therapeutic parenting is so important for …
Guidance ResourcePolicy ResourcePractice paper Resource

Continuing Care and the Welfare Assessment: Practice Note

Year: 2020 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Foster care, Legislation, Local authority, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Kenny McGhee (CELCIS), Julia Donnelly (Clan Childlaw), Alison Jamieson (Care Inspectorate)
This Practice Note clarifies the legislative requirements when undertaking a Welfare Assessment to support planning for a looked after young …
Evaluation Resource

An evaluation of the We are Citizens! Ensemble care experienced theatre company project

Year: 2020 | Topic: Education, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Dr Louise Hill, Dr Leanne McIver & Dr Brandi Lee Lough Dennell
In 2018 the Citizens Theatre, in partnership with CELCIS, was awarded funding from the Life Changes Trust’s Creative and Active Lives initiat…
Briefing Resource

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Alliance ‘Collaborative Voice’ Briefing

Year: 2020 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: SCLC Alliance
A briefing paper on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on care leavers and care experienced young people, including key issues and solutions…
Consultations Resource

Raising the age of referral to the Children’s Reporter – CELCIS Consultation Response

Year: 2020 | Topic: Child sexual exploitation (CSE), Child trafficking, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Emotional abuse, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Neglect, Parental alcohol and/or drug use, Parental mental health, Physical abuse, Secure care, Sexual abuse, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Paul Sullivan, Kate MacKinnon, Rosie Moore, Elaine Adams
CELCIS has responded to the Scottish Government Care and Justice consultation on raising the age of referral to the Children’s Reporter to 18…
Blog Resource

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

Year: 2020 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Megan Pirie
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 a…
Report Resource

Experiences of virtual Children’s Hearings: A rapid consultation – Report for Young People

Year: 2020 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Emotional abuse, Foster care, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Secure care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Robert Porter, Fiona Mitchell, Fern Gillon, Emma Young, Nina Vaswani
The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which came into force in April 2020, altered several procedural requirements for Children’s Hearings in …
Report Resource

Experiences of virtual Children’s Hearings: A rapid consultation – Report for Parents and carers

Year: 2020 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Emotional abuse, Foster care, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Secure care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Robert Porter, Fiona Mitchell, Fern Gillon, Emma Young, Nina Vaswani
The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which came into force in April 2020, altered several procedural requirements for Children’s Hearings in …
Report Resource

Experiences of virtual Children’s Hearings: A rapid consultation report

Year: 2020 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Emotional abuse, Foster care, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Secure care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Robert Porter, Fiona Mitchell, Fern Gillon, Emma Young, Nina Vaswani
The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which came into force in April 2020, altered several procedural requirements for Children’s Hearings in …
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Response to the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee’s Inquiry into support for vulnerable children during the Coronavirus outbreak’

Year: 2020 | Topic: Education, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Linda O'Neill
The Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee is seeking information around the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on vulnerable c…
Blog Resource

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

Year: 2020 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Foster care, Local authority, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Katie Matthews
How the Care Experienced Bursary is making a difference in the lives of care experienced young people.
Briefing ResourceEvaluation ResourceReport ResourceResearch Resource

Young People Leaving Care - A Four Nations Perspective

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Corporate parenting, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: The British Academy
The British Academy has undertaken a programme of work that seeks to re-frame debates around childhood in both the public and policy spaces a…
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Independent Care Review reports

Year: 2020 | Topic: Active implementation, Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Neglect, Permanence, Residential care, Stigma, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Independent Care Review
Scotland’s Independent Care Review published its findings and recommendations,
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Scotland - Jersey Participation Project

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author:
Information from a recent Scottish delegation of care experienced adults who travelled to Jersey to work alongside their counterparts.
Guidance Resource

Youth Homelessness Prevention Pathway

Year: 2019 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: A Way Home Scotland
This report and recommendations have been developed to improve the housing journey of care leavers in Scotland, and prevent homelessness for …
Briefing ResourceResearch Resource

Children Without Parental Care and Alternative Care: Findings from Research

Year: 2019 | Topic: Foster care, International, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Dr Chrissie Gale
This short paper contributes evidence regarding the situation of children without parental care and provision of suitable alternative care in…
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Response to Education and Skills Committee call for evidence on the Disclosure (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Foster care, Kinship care, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Our response provides evidence to support the Committee’s scrutiny of the Disclosure (Scotland) Bill, designed to strengthen and simplify the…
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Response to Scottish Government’s consultation on improving Temporary Accommodation Standards

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Care Leavers Covenant
The Scottish Care Leaver’s Covenant support recommendations to extend the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014. …
Report ResourceResearch Resource

The Care Leaver Experience: Uganda

Year: 2019 | Topic: International, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: The Uganda Care Leavers Project
The Care Leaver Experience - A Report on Children and Young People’s Experiences in and after Leaving Residential Care in Uganda. A report b…
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An Independent Evaluation of Quarriers Coaching for Life

Year: 2019 | Topic: Child protection, Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Nadine Fowler, Louise Hill, Charlene Plunkett, Vicki Welch (on the Annotated Bibliography only)
Report from the CELCIS evaluation of Quarriers Coaching for Life, a mentoring programme for care experienced young people.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceResearch ResourceToolkit Resource

Principles of Good Transitions - improving post-school transitions

Year: 2019 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Scottish Transitions Forum, ARC Scotland
Providing clear guidance to improve the quality of care and support for young people with additional support needs who are making the transit…
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Response to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on the Job Grant

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
The Job Grant is designed to provide assistance to young people to meet the initial costs of starting work. We support its introduction, and …
Briefing Resource

Inform Briefing - Access to Care Records

Year: 2019 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Emotional abuse, Foster care, Kinship care, Legislation, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Secure care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
We have produced a briefing for corporate parents about the rights of care experienced people to access their records, the importancce of rec…
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Response to the Financial Education for Young People’s inquiry into children in care and financial education

Year: 2019 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
We contribute to the Westminster APPG’s inquiry into care experienced children and young people’s access to financial education.
Consultations Resource

Response to Public Petitions Committee Inquiry into mental health support for young people in Scotland

Year: 2018 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Our evidence highlights the need for greater focus on meeting the mental health needs of care experienced children and young people, through …
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Consultation response on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to the Scottish Governments consultation on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019, which will ensure the continued eli…
Case study/examples of practice Resource

Inspired Youth - The One Percent

Year: 2018 | Topic: REACH, Stigma, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Inspired Youth
The powerful voices of care experienced young people in this film explore the journey from care to independence through a character they crea…
Guidance ResourcePractice paper ResourceToolkit Resource

Prepare for Leaving Care Practice Guidance

Year: 2018 | Topic: Active implementation, International, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Chrissie Gale, Nigel Cantwell, Kenny McGhee, Kate Skinner
The Practice Guidance has been developed with the aim of building knowledge and skills of professionals, carers and other stakeholders respon…
Report ResourceResearch Resource

Study of independent supported accommodation providers in Scotland

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Local authority, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: James Frame
We've published a qualitative study to examine independent supported accommodation commissioned by local authorities in Scotland.
Practice paper Resource

Supporting the implementation of Council Tax exemption for Scotland’s care leavers: Good practice note

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Local authority, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Kenny McGhee
This practice note outlines key considerations and a range of measures for local authorities to take as Corporate Parents to ensure consisten…
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Initial evaluation of the ‘Why Not?’ initiative developed by Care Visions

Year: 2018 | Topic: Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Dr Vicki Welch, Kenny McGhee
This short document provides a summary of initial learning from data gathered for an evaluation of the Why Not? initiative. The study was com…
Report ResourceResearch Resource

In and beyond the care setting: relationships between young people and care workers: A literature review

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Local authority, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Vicki Welch, Nadine Fowler, Ewan Ross, Richard Withington, Kenny McGhee
The report summarises important learning from academic and other literature about relationships between young people and those caring for the…
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Aberlour Life Works Service – a qualitative evaluation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Looked after at home, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Dr Charlene Plunkett, Dr Vicki Welch
This mixed-methods evaluation describes the person-centred model that has evolved within the life works service.
Briefing Resource

Care leavers and council tax exemption

Year: 2018 | Topic: Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Kenny McGhee
A briefing detailing the legislation exempting youg care leavers from paying council tax in Scotland.
Report Resource

Storing up trouble: a postcode lottery of children’s social care

Year: 2018 | Topic: Child protection, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children
This report builds on the findings of the APPGC's first inquiry into the state of children’s social care in England and examines if where a c…
Infographic ResourceReport Resource

Seeing and Shifting the Roots of Opinions - Mapping the Gaps between Expert and Public Understandings of Care Experience and the Care System in Scotland

Year: 2018 | Topic: Adoption, Child protection, Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Kinship care, Local authority, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: The Robertson Trust, Life Changes Trust, CELCIS
This report presents findings from a project sponsored by and conducted in close partnership with The Robertson Trust, Life Changes Trust and…
Video Resource

When is a child no longer a child?

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Local authority, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Steve Harte, City of Edinburgh Council
Steve Harte from City of Edinburgh Council discusses the staggered approach to services and the need for standardisation.
Video Resource

From care to adulthood: messages from research

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Professor Mike Stein
Professor Mike Stein gives a summary of his keynote speech on research in relation to corporate parenting, at the Scottish Care Leavers Coven…
Podcast Resource

National Ambition for care leavers

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Fiona Burns and Nick Stansfield, Scottish Funding Council
The Scottish Funding Council speak about National Ambition, their three-year improvement programme to support care experienced young people i…
Video Resource

Continuing care - supporting the rights of young people

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Rachel Farrier, Clan Childlaw
Rachel Farrier of Clan Childlaw talks about the issues some young people face in accessing continuing care.
Podcast Resource

Legislative challenges for care leavers

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Harvey Gallagher
Harvey Gallagher of the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers, reflects on positive legislation, problems with provision, and challen…
Video Resource

Empowering and supportive relationships

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Andy Carter, Thempra Social Pedagogy
This video explains the meaning behind the idea: enabling holistic learning and well-being through empowering and supportive relationships.
Podcast Resource

Embedded support for university

Year: 2018 | Topic: Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Peter Tormey, Edinburgh Napier University
Peter Tormey, part of the Widening Particpation team at Edinburgh Napier University has responsibility for care-experienced youngsters studyi…
Podcast Resource

Poverty of ambition

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Chris, Team Manager, throughcare and aftercare
A throughcare and aftercare team manager is concerned is concerned about the gap betwen the ideals of Corporate Parents and the reality for w…
Podcast Resource

We're talking about people, not systems

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: David Graham
David Graham , UK National Director of the Care Leavers’ Association explains the association’s work, the differences he finds north and sout…
Podcast Resource

Young people leaving care still need support

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Victoria Bogle, the Good Shepherd Centre
Victoria Bogle talks about how the Good Shepherd Centre fulfils its role as a corporate parent to youngsters moving on from the centre.
Video Resource

Access and opportunity for young people

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Emma Aeppli
As a corporate parent East Renfrewshire Council is as concerned as any other parent that its young people can get into work and be productive…
Consultations ResourceReport Resource

Analysis of consultation on The Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018

Year: 2018 | Topic: Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Findings from a public consultation on the extension of the higher age limit for eligibility for continuing care.
Report Resource

Scottish Care Leavers Convenant conference report

Year: 2018 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Kenny McGhee
A summary of the Walking the Walk conference by the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Alliance Group.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to consultation on housing costs for short-term supported accommodation

Year: 2018 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton; Katherine Gilmour (Barnardo‚Äôs Scotland)
The Scottish Care Leavers Covenant responds to UK wide consultation on short-term supported accommodation.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to consultation on Free Bus Travel for Modern Apprentices

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments consultation considering proposals for free bus travel for Modern Apprentices.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Response to consultation on the Continuing Care Amendment Order 2018

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Governments consultation the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018, which will ensure the continued eligibilit…
Briefing ResourceGuidance Resource

Care leavers and benefits: giving good advice

Year: 2017 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CPAG, Staf
An updated briefing on welfare benefits for over 16s looked after away from home or in continuing care.
Research Resource

Claiming after care - Care leavers and the benefits system

Year: 2017 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: The Children's Society
Report by The Children's Society provides evidence of the financial difficulties faced by care leavers in England.
Consultations ResourceReport Resource

Analysis of the consultation on continuing care

Year: 2017 | Topic: Foster care, Kinship care, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Summary of the responses to the public consultation on the Draft of the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017.
Report Resource

The cost of being care free

Year: 2016 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: David Ayre, Lucy Capron, Helena Egan, Anastasia French and Lucy Gregg
The impact of poor financial education and removal of support on care leavers (England)
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Moneywise Project report

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Norma Brown
The care leaving team at Falkirk Council received funding to mitigate against the effects of the Welfare Reform Act on care leavers.
Blog Resource

Young people's research at Barnardo's

Year: 2017 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Fiona Bennett
Guest blogger Fiona Bennett of Barnardo's Scotland describes the Family Firm Action Research project.
Consultations ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: The New National Health and Social Care Standards

Year: 2017 | Topic: Active implementation, Corporate parenting, Education, Foster care, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to Scottish Government's consultation on the new proposed Standards for Health and Social Care.
Report Resource

Making Connections: Supporting the identification of care leavers in the justice system

Year: 2016 | Topic: Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Debbie Nolan, Kenny McGhee
A summary of the Making Connections workshop to support the implementation of the agenda for change under the Youth and Criminal Justice sect…
Briefing Resource

Inform Briefing - Modern Apprenticeships: Opportunities for employees with care experience

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Education, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Information for employers on how to offer appropriate and supportive Modern Apprenticeships to young people with care experience.
Magazine Resource

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant newsletter - Winter 2016

Year: 2016 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lesley Sneddon, Kenny McGhee
Catch up on the work of the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant.
Consultations Resource

Consultation response: Scotland's oral health plan

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the proposed oral health plan for Scotland. We highlight the oral health needs of looked after children and care leavers.
Consultations ResourceGuidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Consultation response: A new future for social security in Scotland

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Disability, Health and Wellbeing, Kinship care, Legislation, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Response to proposals for a new future for social security in Scotland. We consider how proposals could impact on looked after children and c…
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Consultation response: Draft strategic police prioirities for Scotland

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lizzie Morton
Feedback on the Draft Police Priorities for Scotland 2016, focussed on considering how the lives of looked after children and care leavers co…
Guidance Resource

Throughcare and aftercare whole systems process flowchart

Year: 2016 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Kinship care, Looked after at home, Permanence, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Ewan Ross
An easy to follow practitioner’s guide to the key processes involved as a young person considers leaving care.
Briefing ResourceGuidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Corporate parenting: Promote, opportunities, access

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
A paper to help corporate parents understand and implement the duty to promote interests, provide opportunities and improve access to service…
Briefing ResourceGuidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Corporate parenting: Planning and reporting

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
A paper to help corporate parents understand and implement the duty to plan and report within Sections 59 and 61 of the Children and Young Pe…
Briefing ResourceGuidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Corporate parenting: Improving

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
A paper to help corporate parents understand and implement the duty to improve performance within Sections 58 of the Children and Young Peopl…
Briefing ResourceGuidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Corporate parenting: to be alert and assess

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
A paper to help corporate parents understand and implement the duty to be alert and to assess within Section 58 of the Children and Young Peo…
Briefing ResourceGuidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Corporate parenting: Collaboration

Year: 2016 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy
A paper to help corporate parents understand and implement the duty to collaborate within Section 60 of the Children and Young People (Scotla…
Briefing Resource

Inform: Supporting the education of looked after children with uncertain immigration status

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Lisa Ann Kennedy and Graham Connelly
A briefing for educators on what it means to have an uncertain immigration status and be looked after.
Event Resource

CELCIS Annual Lecture: Helping families flourish

Year: 2016 | Topic: Child protection, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: CELCIS
Watch Professor Brigid Daniel and Professor Karen Broadhurst at our inaugural lecture.
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Corporate parenting: Enabling implementation of Part 9

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
A practical and useful step-by-step process for corporate parents in fulfilling their duties of the Part 9 of the Children and Young People (…
Consultations Resource

Pregnancy and parenthood in young people strategy

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Our consultation response draws on academic research, our own activities, and the experience of professionals.
Event Resource

CELCIS 2015 conference: Travelling together

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, International, Legislation, Looked after at home, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: CELCIS
Video highlights and resources from our annual conference on how we can work together to ensure the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act …
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Overseen but often overlooked

Year: 2015 | Topic: Children's hearings system, Corporate parenting, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Looked after at home, Permanence, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Vicki Welch, Jennifer Lerpiniere, Emma Young, Sue Sadler, John Paul Fitzpatrick
Study exploring the needs, outcomes and service provision for children currently or previously looked after at home.
Evaluation ResourceReport Resource

Every person is worthwhile: Evaluation of Camphill St Andrew’s Project

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Disability, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Jennifer Lerpiniere, Emma Young, Moyra Hawthorn, Ian Milligan, Vicki Welch
The evaluation shows that St Andrew’s outreach services has been very effective in meeting the needs of children, young people, and families.…
Briefing Resource

Inform: Housing Options and Care Leavers

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Secure, safe and stable accommodation is an essential building block for success and achievement.
Video Resource

Taking it to the next level - Health services for looked after children

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: National Children's Bureau, A National Voice
Film showing what helps make health services accessible to young people in care. Produced by the National Children's Bureau and A National Vo…
Event Resource

SIRCC National Conference 2015

Year: 2015 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
Browse the resources from our 2015 National Conference exploring Steps to Success: Supporting quality transitions through and beyond residen…
Research Resource

Interpreting the Children and Young People Act 2014 - care experienced young people's views

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Who Cares? Scotland
Who Cares? Scotland directly consulted with 87 young people to establish their experiences of living in care, their hopes for life after care…
Podcast Resource

IRISS FM: Homelessness: transitions

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: IRISS
In this episode, partners in the 'Homelessness: pathways and prevention' project discuss effective interventions for keeping people out of ho…
Report Resource

Finding Their Feet: Equipping care leavers to reach their potential

Year: 2015 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Centre for Social Justice
Realistic recommendations to guide government support for care leavers.
Report Resource

Youth Homelessness in Scotland 2014 Report

Year: 2014 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Homeless Action Scotland
Report suggesting more young people are sleeping rough than official figures suggest.
Case study/examples of practice ResourceEvaluation Resource

Sharing Practice to Improve Outcomes for Care Leavers

Year: 2014 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Kenny McGhee, Jennifer Lerpiniere
Evaluation findings from a throughcare and aftercare learning exchange between three local authorities.
Journal Resource

Goodenoughcaring Journal

Year: 2014 | Topic: Disability, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author:
An online Journal for all those interested in the way children gow up and how they are nurtured.
Briefing ResourcePolicy Resource

Inform: Children and Young People Act (Part 10 and Part 11)

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
First in a series of briefings explaining specific parts of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.(Part 10 'Aftercare' and Part 1…
Magazine Resource

Reach - Spring 2014

Year: 2014 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
This issue focuses on throughcare and aftercare and the great work going on across Scotland.
Research Resource

Throughcare and Aftercare Services in Scotland’s Local Authorities

Year: 2014 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: CELCIS
With the recent passage of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill through the Scottish Parliament, throughcare and aftercare services …
Guidance ResourcePolicy Resource

Staying Put Scotland

Year: 2013 | Topic: Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
'Staying put' gives young people leaving care an actuality that resembles more closely what their non-looked after peers experience.
Guidance Resource

Housing Options Protocol

Year: 2013 | Topic: Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Giving care leavers good housing and support options is essential for their transition to independent living.
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 12 No 3

Year: 2013 | Topic: Education, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Laura Steckley (Editor)
This issue has a mixture of articles including a paper on Life-Space Intervention by Kiaras Gharabaghi and Carol Stuart, and a case for young…
Video Resource

Edinburgh Care Leavers: The Future

Year: 2013 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Edinburgh Throughcare and Aftercare Service
Captures care leavers views and experiences on what they hope the future holds for them.
Video Resource

Edinburgh Care Leavers: Achievements

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Edinburgh Throughcare and Aftercare Service
Captures care leavers views and experiences on what they are proud of achieving.
Video Resource

Edinburgh Care Leavers: Life Stories

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Edinburgh Throughcare and Aftercare Service
Young care leavers share their journey through the care system and the issues that have arisen along the way.
Video Resource

Edinburgh Care Leavers: Making Things Better

Year: 2013 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Edinburgh Throughcare and Aftercare Service
Young people talk about their experience of the Throughcare and Aftercare Service and express what would improve the services.
Video Resource

National Throughcare and Aftercare Conference

Year: 2013 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Edinburgh Throughcare and Aftercare Service
Watch the highlights of an event for young people have experienced being in care and see the variety of services available/
Journal Resource

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 11 No 1

Year: 2011 | Topic: Disability, Education, Residential care, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Irene Stevens (Editor)
This issue features an article on speech, language and communication needs of children in residential care, as well as other topics as divers…
Briefing ResourcePolicy ResourceResearch Resource

Still Caring? Supporting Care Leavers in Scotland

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Zachari Duncalf, Louise Hill, Kenny McGhee
Young people in care should be encouraged, enabled and supported to remain in quality care settings until they are ready to leave.
Guidance Resource

Our Family Firm: A Working Framework for Community Planning Partners and Employers

Year: 2013 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Scottish Government
Framework for planning and delivering opportunities for care leavers to ensure a positive post-16 transition.
Video Resource

Picking up the pieces - leaving care experiences

Year: 2013 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: The Debate Project
Young people describe the situations they were dropped into and how they felt about how they were treated.
Report Resource

International Youth in Care Summit 2012 Report

Year: 2012 | Topic: International, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Grant Gilroy
Report from Who Cares? Scotland on the International Summit of Youth in Care 2012.
Event ResourceReport ResourceVideo Resource

International Summit of Youth in Care

Year: 2012 | Topic: International, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Louise Anusas
A report from two young people to feed their views to the International Summit of Youth in Care in Baltimore on 26 to 29 June 2012.
Report ResourceVideo Resource

Redesigning support for care leavers

Year: 2012 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author:
The results of bringing together care leavers, Corporate Parents, social work, health and education to explore what a co-productive approach …
Event Resource

Supervision, Teamwork and Leadership Presentation (ADSW)

Year: 2011 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Bridget Rothwell
Challenges and rewards of supervision, teamwork and leadership in improving outcomes for looked after children.
Evaluation Resource

Time to Be Heard Pilot Forum Evaluation: A Chance to Say More

Year: 2011 | Topic: Corporate parenting, Historical abuse, SIRCC, Throughcare and aftercare | Author: Moyra Hawthorn, Andrew Kendrick
Commissioned by Scottish Government to gain an in-depth perspective of participants in the Time to Be Heard Pilot Forum.
Report Resource

Celebrating success: what helps looked after children succeed

Year: 2006 | Topic: Throughcare and aftercare, Voices of young people | Author: Helen Happer, Joanna McCreadie, Jane Aldgate
This publication details what helped care experiences young people become and feel successful.

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