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Working with children and young people

  • Date
    15.May.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    13:30-17:00 (half day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £0.00

    Scotland's Children's Sector Forum: the impact of Brexit on children's rights

    Professor Helen Stalford, a leading expert on the impact of Brexit on children’s rights, will lead this Children’s Sector Forum workshop. Professor Stalford will help delegates to understand the EU laws that are vulnerable to repeal and consider opportunities for the UK and Scotland to fill gaps in...Read more

  • Date
    01.Jun.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £89.00

    The role of food in addressing wellbeing, learning and the attainment gap

    This conference is being organised in response to a major social issue: the role of food – including food poverty – and its links with wellbeing, learning and attainment within the context of GIRFEC.Read more

  • Date
    14.Jun.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-12.30 (half day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £0.00

    Embedding children's rights within policy and practice

    All children and young people in Scotland are entitled to the rights enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). These rights are based on what children need to survive and flourish, and include the right for children to be listened to, have their best interests taken into account in matters that affect them, and have equal opportunity to access education, healthcare and more.Read more

  • Date
    15.Sep.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    Understanding bereavement, trauma and loss: a workshop on grief-informed practice

    This one day course will support you in your role to learn about the impact of trauma and grief and what can be done to support ourselves and others to deal with such adversities.Read more

  • Date
    28.Sep.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10

    Child sexual exploitation and diversity: a seminar with Daljeet Dagon

    This seminar will focus on what currently alerts us to child sexual exploitation and the additional factors that we need to consider in relation to: boys and young men; LGBTI young people; young people with learning disabilities; and young people from BME communities.Read more

  • Date
    10.Oct.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-12.30 (half day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £0.00

    Listening to children and young people: exploring meaningful participation and engagement

    Children in Scotland believes that children and young people should be actively listened to, treated fairly and have their opinions respected and taken seriously. This child-rights approach is underpinned by Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).Read more

  • Date
    26.Oct.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    Group work with young people

    Aimed at teachers, support staff, youth workers and others working with children and young people, this workshop will cover theoretical perspectives but will also focus on practical aspects of group working skills.Read more