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News from CELCIS and the children's sector

National Guidance on Part 13: Support for Kinship Care

Published: Monday 11 July 2016
National guidance on part 13 (support for kinship care) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act published


National Care Leavers Week Scotland 2016

Published: Thursday 7 July 2016
Who Cares? (Scotland) is planning their biggest and best NCLWS yet. It's running from 20-29 Oct. Get involved!


UK Government plans to improve Permanency skills for social workers

Published: Wednesday 6 July 2016
New optional training programme will offer more opportunities for professional development, which promote depth of practice.


Independent review of residential care in England and the Government's response

Published: Monday 4 July 2016
Report of Sir Martin Narey’s independent review of children’s residential care.


Funding for Champions Boards for care experienced young people

Published: Wednesday 29 June 2016
New funding for Champions Boards announced


Remembering Bob Holman

Published: Tuesday 28 June 2016
Remembering the life of Bob Holman, the community worker and poverty campaigner who died recently


New educational outcomes statistics show the gap is closing

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016
Get the latest statistics on educational outcomes for looked after children 2014 - 2015, published by Scottish Government.


Watch SIRCC 2016 Keynote Speaker Laura Beveridge's new TEDx talk

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016
Laura's passionate keynote speech about her experiences of the care system was a highlight at SIRCC 2016


Teacher cuts could have impact on pupil attainment

Published: Tuesday 21 June 2016
Scottish children with Additional Support Needs (ASN) may not be getting the support they need according to the SCSC.


Evaluation of New Orleans Intervention Model for infant mental health in Glasgow

Published: Monday 20 June 2016
Investigates the impact of key features of the Glasgow Infant Family Team, a service putting infants’ attachment relationships a…


Are we doing enough to support Children's Rights?

Published: Monday 20 June 2016
Report by UN Committee on the Rights of the Child says UK and Scottish Governments need to improve children's rights.


Looked after at home and kinship care special in REACH magazine

Published: Monday 13 June 2016
In this new issue of REACH you can read articles and stories about children looked after at home or in kinship care


SASW roadshows supports social workers

Published: Friday 3 June 2016
SASW is touring Scotland to hear the views of social workers


Tune in live to SIRCC keynote speakers

Published: Thursday 2 June 2016
Can't make the SIRCC 2016 conference? Then tune in to to hear from our fantastic keynote speakers.


David Cameron plans to overhaul the care system with 'zero tolerance' approach

Published: Monday 16 May 2016
The Prime Minister will introduce new laws in England that will encourage the permanent adoption of children.


Ofsted publishes looked after children stats for England

Published: Monday 16 May 2016
The statistics showing the number of children looked after by local authorities in England at March 2015 has just been published…


The Mockingbird model of foster care

Published: Tuesday 10 May 2016
Could this style of care -which has seen some success in the USA- fly in the UK?


New GIRFEC information and communications toolkit

Published: Tuesday 5 April 2016
Check out this new toolkit produced by Scottish Government


Express your views in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 guidance consultation

Published: Tuesday 5 April 2016
Take part in this consultation around the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014


Children's social work statistics 2014/15 now available

Published: Tuesday 22 March 2016
Get the latest statistics on looked after children in Scotland, based on data collected from local authorities and secure units …


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