The CELCIS magazine

Issue 10 | Spring 2018

Focus on: Corporate parenting

When is a child no longer a child?

Steve Harte from City of Edinburgh Council discusses the staggered approach to services and the need for standardisation.

From care to adulthood: messages from research

Professor Mike Stein gives a summary of his keynote speech on research in relation to corporate parenting, at the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant conference

Promising Practice Round Up: 2017

A snapshot of corporate parenting practice taking place across Scotland during 2017.

Seen, heard and chicken check ins

How the Seen + Heard project in Fife informs developments in policy and practice, and engages Corporate Parents.

National Ambition for care leavers

Change is coming

Change is coming in the inspection of how well corporate parents are meeting their responsibilities in improving the lives of care experienced children and young people.

Happiness, love and understanding, the rights of all children

Bruce Adamson, The Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland talks about the content of his keynote speech at the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Conference.

Continuing care - supporting the rights of young people

Rachel Farrier of Clan Childlaw talks about the issues some young people face in accessing continuing care.

The importance of consistent relationships

Legislative challenges for care leavers

Empowering and supportive relationships

This video explains the meaning behind the idea: enabling holistic learning and well-being through empowering and supportive relationships.

Embedded support for university

Poverty of ambition

Annual report on Corporate Parenting Plan from SCRA

The Scottish Children's Reporter Administration publishes it's first annual report for young people as an update on achievements in corporate parenting.

CHAMPS is changing lives

Maryellen Fegan chairs the Highland Champions (CHAMPS) Board. In this blog she describes what she believes it has achieved.

We're talking about people, not systems

Young people leaving care still need support

Access and opportunity for young people

As a corporate parent East Renfrewshire Council is as concerned as any other parent that its young people can get into work and be productive members of society.

Taking collective responsibility

Lizzie Morton introduces the corporate parenting issue of Reach and talks about the big things happening for looked after children and young people.