Events and Training

In this section you will find information about upcoming sector and cross sector events and training.

NEW - Early Years Scotland

Early Years Scotland offers a range of professional learning opportunities to inspire, encourage and support your practice. More HERE

NEW - Scottish Child Law Centre

The Scottish Child Law Centre's new Training and Masterclass Programme for 2018/2019 is now available. More HERE

NEW - Training from CELCIS

Providing the best possible learning and professional development support for anyone working with and caring for Scotland’s children and young people, and their families. More HERE

Vision Impairment Awareness Raising Training

Royal Blind Learning Hub are offering seminars throughout the year. More HERE

Respectme training

Scotland’s anti-bullying service offer a one-day generic anti-bullying training and two-day Training for Trainers programme, and new dates have recently been added to the calendar. More HERE

NEW - Supporting children and young people who self-harm

This course is designed to improve working practice, knowledge and skills by exploring the key issues associated with self-harm. Facilitated by Penumbra, founded in 1985, they work to promote mental health and wellbeing for all, prevent mental ill health for people who are ‘at risk’, and to support people with mental health problems. More HERE

NEW - Capacity and Confidentiality: Young People and the Law

9th January Edinburgh
This session will update your knowledge and understanding around children and young people’s capacity and the extent to which children and young people have the right to confidentiality when accessing services. More HERE

NEW - Child Protection for all: an introduction and refresher

23rd January Glasgow
This training offers an overview of child protection, and will equip you with the skills to act appropriately and confidently with the children and young people you work with. Facilitated by NSPCC, their vision for children is a society where all children are loved, valued and able to fulfil their potential. More HERE

NEW - Children’s Hearings Explained

The session will focus on the background of Children’s Hearing System (CHS), grounds of referral to the CHS, measures and disposals available, concept of relevant person including deemed relevant person, importance of the pre-hearing panel, who has the right and duty to attend children’s hearings, Interim and Compulsory Supervision Orders, the rights of the child to express their view, their views being taken in to account, right to legal representation and right to fully participate in the children’s hearings; the review and appeal process, as well as a review of the recent case law. More HERE

NEW - CONNECT AGM and Annual Lecture

Thursday 14 March 2019 at Discovery Point in Dundee 6-9pm
Connect (Formerly Scottish Parent Teacher Council) hold their AGM with an annual lecture from Carol Craig, author and chief executive of the Centre for Confidence and Wellbeing, who will talk about 'Learning to Cope: How Do Children Become Resilient?' Book your free place for the Annual Lecture and the AGM. More HERE

NEW - Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Conference

12th March 2019
One-day conference bringing together those who work to improve the life chances of Scotland's care experienced young people. The themes of the conference will focus on home, connection and felt security. Addressing these key concepts within the context of rights and wellbeing, delegates will explore what this means for care experienced young people and for Scotland's corporate parents as they support their care experienced young people in their journey to adulthood and interdependence. More HERE