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.

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Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland 2018-2019

31 March 2020
The Scottish Government has today (31 March 2020) published the Children's Social Work Statistics, which include the latest data…

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UK Department for Education publishes outcomes for children looked after by local authorities

26 March 2020
The Department for Education has today (26 March) published the latest national information on outcomes for children looked afte…

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Public urged to look out for signs of child abuse or neglect during the coronavirus crisis

24 March 2020
Child Protection Committees Scotland, a national grouping of child protection professionals, including CELCIS, supports all effo…

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Barnardo's second Care in Mind report

11 March 2020
Barnardo’s have released (11 March 2020) the second in their Care in Mind series, which looks at Health assessments for Looked-a…

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First observatory of children’s human rights launched in Scotland

28 February 2020
Scotland’s first national observatory of children’s rights launched in Edinburgh (28 February). The Observatory of Children’s Hu…