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News from CELCIS and the children's sector

International call to respond to the needs of children on the move

Published: Friday 31 May 2019
An international partnership of humanitarian and children’s rights organisations behind a new training resource met with the UN’…


Housing First for Youth programme expands in to Edinburgh

Published: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Following the success of the pilot of the UK’s first – and only – Housing First project for care experienced young people, Rock …


The challenge of homelessness faced by Scotland’s care experienced young people

Published: Tuesday 21 May 2019
A new CELCIS briefing outlines how young people who have been in care can experience difficulties in securing housing


Launch of Advance Payments for survivors of abuse in care

Published: Friday 26 April 2019
The Advance Payment Scheme comes ahead of the planned legislation for a statutory redress scheme for survivors of abuse in care …


NSPCC Child sexual abuse statistics briefing

Published: Monday 15 April 2019
To help professionals make evidence-based decisions, the NSPCC has published a briefing introducing the data available on child …


Pioneering new international training launched to help support unaccompanied and separated children

Published: Friday 12 April 2019
A new online course dedicated to responding to the needs and rights of unaccompanied and separated children.


Fostering and adoption statistics published

Published: Friday 29 March 2019
The Care Inspectorate has published data providing insight into fostering and adoption services in Scotland.


Scottish Government Children's Social Work Statistics 2017-18

Published: Tuesday 26 March 2019
The Scottish Government has published its children’s social work statistics for 2017-18. These statistics were collected from lo…


Public Understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation

Published: Monday 18 March 2019
The Scottish Government has joined forces with Barnardo’s Scotland to support the launch of a new report: 'Public Understanding …


Global opportunity to ensure Justice for Children

Published: Tuesday 5 March 2019
The Institute Inspiring Children’s Futures and CELCIS at the University of Strathclyde have combined forces with a number of oth…


What does compassionate care look like?

Published: Tuesday 12 February 2019
We are working with the SSSC and the Care Inspectorate to gather stories about what it feels like to experience compassion and k…


State of the Nation's Foster Care 2019

Published: Monday 4 February 2019
The Fostering Network has highlighted a lack of support for foster carers and a failure to recognise the vital role they play at…


The Children’s Services Workforce 2017

Published: Thursday 31 January 2019
Annual statistical information on the children's services workforce from the Scottish Social Services Council.


Call for papers – the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care

Published: Thursday 31 January 2019
CELCIS are calling for papers for a special themed issue of the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care in celebration of the…


SCRA Annual Report for young people

Published: Thursday 31 January 2019
This reports against the actions in SCRA's Corporate Parenting Plan.


Consultation analysis on the draft Continuing Care Amendment Order

Published: Tuesday 29 January 2019
Summary of responses to the consultation on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019.


Findings from inspection of services for children and young people

Published: Thursday 24 January 2019
Review of findings from the Care Inspectorate inspection programme of services for children.


State of Child Health: Two Years On

Published: Wednesday 23 January 2019
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has published State of Child Health: Two Years On, which highlights progress m…


Voices: creative writing competition for young people

Published: Thursday 10 January 2019
Coram Voice has launched their creative writing competition for 2019.


Scotland and Me – photography competition

Published: Tuesday 8 January 2019
The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) has launched a photography competition aimed at young people in the Falki…


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