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 →

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 →

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 →

What support do Scotland’s colleges offer care leavers?

The Who Cares? Trust, a UK-wide charity working to improve the lives of children in care and young care leavers has published The College Handbook for Looked After Young People and ... Continue Reading →

Certificate for Work Readiness (CWR)

The Certificate of Work Readiness (CWR) is designed for young people who are ready for work but who need some guided support. The CWR involves employers assessing ‘real life’ ... Continue Reading →