Our news helps everyone working with and for children in need of care and protection, their families and carers, and with care leavers, to keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.

An Appreciation of Professor Joyce Lishman

22 March 2021
With the death of Joyce Lishman we have lost someone who had a huge impact on social work and social care practice in Scotland o…

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Children's rights given new protection in Scots Law

16 March 2021
The Scottish Parliament has today (16 March) passed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) (Incorporat…

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Scotland’s legislation for financial redress scheme approved

11 March 2021
The Scottish Parliament has passed legislation to establish a Redress Scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in care in …


CELCIS's commitment to keeping The Promise

10 March 2021
Today (10 March 2021) CELCIS has published details of the commitment and offer we continue to make to advance the changes and im…

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New online campaign to raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in Scotland

08 March 2021
The Scottish Government, Police Scotland and Child Protection Committees (CPC) Scotland have launched the CSEthe Signs initiativ…