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News from CELCIS and the children's sector

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…


Scotland's Children's Panels launch recruitment drive

Published: Wednesday 17 August 2016
Scotland's Children's Panels have launched a recruitment drive for new members.


Independent review of Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland published

Published: Monday 15 August 2016
A review commissioned by the Department for Health, Social Services and Public Safety in NI, and chaired by Alexis Jay.


In care, out of trouble

Published: Monday 15 August 2016
Too many children in care end up in the criminal justice system says new report (England and Wales).


Launch of pre-Hearing visits for young people

Published: Wednesday 10 August 2016
Children and young people can now benefit from being shown around a Children's Hearing Centre prior to their Hearing.


Vision and Values of the children's hearings system in Scotland

Published: Friday 29 July 2016
The values and vision of work carried out by CHIP, for and on behalf of children and young people in the Hearings System .


Named Person to go ahead with amendments

Published: Thursday 28 July 2016
Scottish Government's 'named person' policy goes ahead with amendments to information sharing provisions


New Chair appointed to lead Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Published: Wednesday 27 July 2016
Senior judge, the Right Honourable Lady Anne Smith will take on the role from 1 August.


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