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Child Protection training workshops and events

Child protection for all: an introduction and refresher
Thursday, 26 April 2018 – 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. It will help you recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare, as well as understanding the barriers to children, young people and adults reporting concerns.

Online safety in Scotland: Keeping children safe in the digital world
Friday, 27 April 2018 – Glasgow

This training focuses on the latest technology trends, including what apps children and young people are using. Learn about online safety risks for children and professionals, national policies to prevent and respond to those risks, and how to develop an action plan for next steps.

Designated child protection officer training
Thursday, 10 May 2018 – Glasgow

This training will enhance your understanding of the role and responsibilities of the designated child protection officer and develop competence and confidence in carrying out this role, underpinned by the values and principles of GIRFEC.

Practical and emotional support for young people at risk of CSE
Thursday, 14 June 2018 – Edinburgh

This seminar will give you an opportunity to hear from Sara Rowbotham about her experience of whistleblowing the Rochdale Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) scandal and providing invaluable support to children and young people at risk of CSE.

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Child and adolescent mental health in the digital age (conference)
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 – Glasgow

This conference will explore the various risks and opportunities offered to children and young people growing up in the digital age. It will not only look at ensuring children and young people’s safety online, but more broadly, at how we can support their development into ethical, critical, responsible and engaged citizens – both in the online and offline world.

How to book:
By phoning 0131 313 8828
By emailing events@childreninscotland.org.uk
Online, by clicking on the above links to each event.