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Gathering PACE 2018

Published: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The CELCIS annual Gathering PACE event takes place on Wednesday 7 November 2018 at the Perth Concert Hall.

Evaluation of pilot of partnership agreement for responding to missing young people

Published: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Evaluation of the pilot National Partnership Agreement for Looked After Children who go missing from residential and foster care…

New survey to help support families in need

Published: Wednesday 31 October 2018
A new survey being carried out by CELCIS will help to develop a deeper understanding of what can help parents when there is a po…

Early Intervention Foundation report: Realising the Potential of Early Intervention

Published: Tuesday 30 October 2018
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF), a member of the UK Government’s What Works Network, has published a report (30 October …

Care Leaver Covenant launches in England

Published: Friday 26 October 2018
The newly launched Care Leaver Covenant promises to provide support for care leavers aged 16-25 in England to help them to live …

Study of independent supported accommodation providers in Scotland

Published: Thursday 25 October 2018
CELCIS has published a qualitative study to examine independent supported accommodation commissioned by local authorities in Sco…

National Statistics for children referred to social care services in England and Wales

Published: Thursday 25 October 2018
The Department for Education has published its annual official children in need census in England for 2017 to 2018. The numbers …

Deputy First Minister announces financial redress scheme for Scotland

Published: Tuesday 23 October 2018
Deputy First Minister John Swinney announces that a financial redress/compensation scheme for victims/survivors of abuse in care…

Good Practice Note guides local authorities through Council Tax exemptions for Care Leavers

Published: Tuesday 23 October 2018
Practice Note published to help local authorities implement recent changes in law, giving young care leavers exemption from coun…

Why Not? receives charitable status

Published: Monday 22 October 2018
A ground breaking project by the social care organisation, Care Visions, has received charitable status.

New report expresses concern over the number of babies at risk of ‘severe harm’

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018
The Children’s Commissioner’s Office for England published a report which examines the number of children living at home who are…

25 Calls to change children’s lives for the better

Published: Thursday 11 October 2018
Children in Scotland is celebrating its 25th year creating a plan of action surrounding children’s rights and equality.

New report shows number of newborns taken into care in England

Published: Wednesday 10 October 2018
A new study published has reported that the likelihood of newborn babies being involved in care proceedings has increased.

Make it Count

Published: Wednesday 10 October 2018
The Mental Health Foundation, has launched a new campaign focussing on the mental health of schoolchildren in Scotland.

Council spending on children in care in England set to rise

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018
Figures show that total spend by local authorities across England will increase to £4.16bn for 2018/19.

Social Service Workforce Week 2018

Published: Friday 21 September 2018
Social Services Workforce Week enters its fifth year, between September 24 – 28, with the aim of bringing more attention and sup…

New briefing from CELCIS goes beyond the headlines to understand the experience of going to university from care

Published: Thursday 13 September 2018
CELCIS has published a new briefing going behind the common headlines that indicate only a small proportion of care experienced …

Scottish review supports a financial compensation/ redress scheme for victims/ survivors of abuse in care

Published: Thursday 6 September 2018
The SHRC InterAction Action Plan Review Group, in partnership with CELCIS has today published a set of reports and recommendatio…

Scottish social services workforce data

Published: Thursday 30 August 2018
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published its 2017 Workforce Data Report showing an increase in the size of the …

Social Services Expo 2018

Published: Friday 24 August 2018
Scotland’s Social Services sector to share best practice and innovation.

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