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Independent Care Review: sharing evidence and taking The Promise forward

Published: Thursday 25 June 2020
On 24 June, the Independent Care Review (ICR) published an evidence framework, comprising of research and evidence collated and …


Children and young people’s experiences of the justice system in Scotland during COVID-19

Published: Monday 15 June 2020
New research by CYCJ into children and young people’s experiences within Scotland’s justice system operating under the COVID-19 …


Fiona Duncan to Chair oversight body to implement review of care

Published: Thursday 21 May 2020
Fiona Duncan has been appointed as the Chair of the oversight body to implement the review of care.


Children’s Hearings Scotland publishes new Strategic Outlook

Published: Monday 18 May 2020
On 15 May 2020, Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) published its new three year Strategic Outlook for 2020-23.


Campaigners call for emergency cash boost to prevent child poverty crisis

Published: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Over 100 organisations and academics have written an open letter to the First Minister calling for a direct financial boost for …


New leadership to drive international and local efforts to do our best for children

Published: Wednesday 1 April 2020
Announcement about the leadership of CELCIS and Inspiring Children’s Futures.


Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland 2018-2019

Published: Tuesday 31 March 2020
The Scottish Government has today (31 March 2020) published the Children's Social Work Statistics, which include the latest data…


UK Department for Education publishes outcomes for children looked after by local authorities

Published: Thursday 26 March 2020
The Department for Education has today (26 March) published the latest national information on outcomes for children looked afte…


Public urged to look out for signs of child abuse or neglect during the coronavirus crisis

Published: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Child Protection Committees Scotland, a national grouping of child protection professionals, including CELCIS, supports all effo…


Barnardo's second Care in Mind report

Published: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Barnardo’s have released (11 March 2020) the second in their Care in Mind series, which looks at Health assessments for Looked-a…


First observatory of children’s human rights launched in Scotland

Published: Friday 28 February 2020
Scotland’s first national observatory of children’s rights launched in Edinburgh (28 February). The Observatory of Children’s Hu…


Call for better emotional and mental health support for education professionals - Barnardo's Scotland

Published: Monday 17 February 2020
Barnardo's Scotland has published a new report, ‘Supervision in Education – Healthier Schools For All’, which calls for better e…


CELCIS – Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection - statement on the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Care Review

Published: Wednesday 5 February 2020
CELCIS response to the publication of the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Care Review.


Groundbreaking Independent Review of the Care of Children in Scotland calls for a radical overhaul of Scotland’s care system

Published: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Scotland’s Independent Care Review has published its findings and recommendations.


Dramatic impact of mentoring programme

Published: Tuesday 28 January 2020
The impact of the MCR Pathways’ mentoring programme on Scotland’s care-experienced young people.


Changes to how child witnesses give evidence comes into force

Published: Friday 24 January 2020
New legislation has come into force in Scotland (20 January) which ensures that vulnerable child witnesses in serious criminal c…


Expert Group report on preventing harmful sexual behaviour

Published: Thursday 23 January 2020
The Expert Group on Preventing Sexual Offending Involving Children and Young People has today (23 January) published a report on…


Calls for more support for the mental health needs of care experienced children and young people

Published: Friday 17 January 2020
Call for more to be done on mental and emotional health services as deaths of care experienced children and young people are rep…


Scottish Funding Council sets out national ambition

Published: Wednesday 15 January 2020
The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has published (14 January 2020) a new National Ambition for Care-Experienced Students aimed a…


Updated Guidance published to support Children’s Service Planning

Published: Wednesday 15 January 2020
The Scottish Government has published (13 January 2020) new statutory guidance on children’s services planning, in line with Par…


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