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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

‘Tis the season to be creative

Published: Thursday 17 November 2016
CELCIS launches its Christmas card competition for looked after children


Secondment opportunity at Scottish Government

Published: Thursday 17 November 2016
The Scottish Government has a vacancy for a two-year secondment in the Looked After Children Unit within Children and Families D…


North east double triumph at Herald Society Awards

Published: Thursday 3 November 2016
Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire City Council and CELCIS win the Herald Society Young People’s Project of the Year Award for…


Funding to help care experienced young people reach their potential

Published: Tuesday 1 November 2016
Life Changes Trust launches awards supporting care experienced young people to think big about their future.


New review to get it right for every looked after child

Published: Friday 28 October 2016
First Minister confirms her commitment to an independent review of the care system to ensure Getting it Right for Looked After E…


What's your experience of adoption?

Published: Wednesday 19 October 2016
Cal for evidence from everyone involved in adoption, especially social workers in BASW research study on the role of the social …


First Minister announces to review the care system

Published: Saturday 15 October 2016
We're delighted with the First Minister’s announcement to review the care system, and in particular the new level of prominence …


Research published on role of solicitor in Children's Hearings

Published: Friday 14 October 2016
CELCIS and the Scottish Legal Aid Board publish research on the role of solicitors in Children's Hearings.


An ‘ACE’ look at mental health

Published: Monday 10 October 2016
Professor Michael Smith, Associate Medical Director, Mental Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde looks at childhood experiences…


The cost of being care free

Published: Monday 3 October 2016
Report from the Children's Society highlights the impact of poor financial education and removal of support on care leavers.


Report on Social Work in Scotland

Published: Friday 23 September 2016
Social work in Scotland is at a watershed and the public and service users must be more involved in shaping future provision.


New DVD launched to support looked after children at school

Published: Wednesday 21 September 2016
A group of young people has launched a new guide for school staff and pupils in Aberdeenshire, on how they can support looked af…


STV documentary highlights what it's like to live in care in Scotland

Published: Tuesday 20 September 2016
Real stories of life as a looked after child in Scotland, it examines what needs to change to improve the lives of young people …


Enter the Storytime children's poetry competition.

Published: Monday 19 September 2016
This exciting competition is open to all budding poets ages 3-9 years. Go wild creating animal themed poems.


Award nomination for Aberdeenshire Social Work Dept

Published: Wednesday 14 September 2016
Aberdeenshire Social Work Dept has been nominated for a Quality Improvement Award for their PACE programme, supported by CELCIS


Graham Connelly awarded Strathclyde Medal

Published: Monday 5 September 2016
Our very own Graham Connelly was recognised for his contribution to the University Values when he awarded the Strathclyde Medal …


Glagow City Council re-launches care leavers protocol for social landlords

Published: Wednesday 31 August 2016
Glasgow City Council Social Work Services hosted an event for Glasgow’s Registered Social Landlords to relaunch its Care Leaver …


Joint inspections of services for children and young people 2014-16

Published: Wednesday 31 August 2016
Services for children and young people across Scotland are performing well but there's still room for improvement.


Named Person orders laid before Scottish Parliament

Published: Tuesday 30 August 2016
The Scottish Government is not commencing with Parts 4 and 5 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act. The order required…


Unicef UK sign up to Scottish Care Leavers Covenant

Published: Friday 26 August 2016
Child Rights Partners, Unicef UK took time out of their busy schedule to endorse the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant to help ensu…