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Health and wellbeing

Looked after children are more likely to be disruptive or 'difficult', they are more prone to risk-taking behaviour and substance abuse, and are more likely to self-harm, attempt suicide or even take their own lives.

We believe it's critical to nurture and support the long-term physical and emotional health and wellbeing of looked after children, from early years right into adult life. By working collectively to provide consistent care models which put the child's needs at the heart of our systems, we believe we can ensure a brighter, more emotionally resilient future for these vulnerable young people.

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CELCIS publications

Kinship carers' experiences during the coronavirus crisis

CELCIS has published supplementary analysis on a survey of kinship carers' experiences during the coronavirus crisis which the charity Family Rights G…

Case Study

Principles of Good Transitions - improving post-school transitions

Providing clear guidance to improve the quality of care and support for young people with additional support needs who are making the transition to yo…

Blog

If you think poverty doesn’t affect you, you are part of the problem

Claire Burns, Director (Acting), CELCIS – Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection discusses how COVID-19 has exacerbated inequalities…

The national Children’s Hearings advocacy service

The introduction of the advocacy service is an important additional support. It’s already the case that hearings must consider views of children and y…

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celcis@strath.ac.uk

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