New qualification for residential child care workers

Scottish Government announce roll out of Standard for Residential Child Care We welcome today’s announcement from the Scottish Government of the introduction of a new qualification ... Continue Reading →

The Tremanna model of delivering support to looked after children

2014 was a significant year for residential child care service, Tremanna Children’s Home, Slamannan. Everyone in the home, staff and young people alike, were greatly affected when ... Continue Reading →

Getting it right for children in care

Successful programme expanded to find permanent homes for vulnerable children. An innovative programme to improve timescales in securing a permanent home for children in care is to ... Continue Reading →

Call for papers for SIRCC 2016 is now open

Apply to present a workshop at Scotland’s only dedicated residential child care conference.  You are  invited to share your wisdom, experience, ideas and creativity. The theme for ... Continue Reading →

New course for Caring for Vulnerable Children

The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) hopes to inspire and challenge you to think differently about how we, as a society, care for vulnerable children ... Continue Reading →

Caring for Vulnerable Children online course

During times of austerity and shrinking public services, identifying and caring for vulnerable children has never been more demanding. In this free, dynamic and interactive six-week ... Continue Reading →

CELCIS training

Did you know the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) offer a wide range of learning and development and will tailor a course to fit your organisation? Let ... Continue Reading →

Engaging survivors of historical child abuse

There is still time to have a say – new dates announced Two new dates have been announced by the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) for events ... Continue Reading →

Engaging survivors of historical child abuse

The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) is keen to reach survivors of historical child abuse. They are planning events on behalf of the Scottish Government, ... Continue Reading →

SIRCC Residential Child Care Awards 2015 – now open for nominations

The SIRCC Residential Child Care Awards 2015 is now open for nominations.  Celebrate your success. The award categories are: Reaching Higher Showcase new and good practice within a ... Continue Reading →