Voices Forum meeting: supporting children, young people and communities (FREE for members)24 Oct
Voices brings together the diverse knowledge, skills and experience of our members to seek solutions for the most pressing issues affecting children in Scotland today.
The engagement model: looking differently at learners with complex needs24 Oct
This training will present the engagement model as a form of personalised learning. It will shift the emphasis away from the learner's interests as a way of personalising learning and, instead, will look at the particular way(s) they engage.
The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning25 Oct
This workshop will focus on the adolescent brain and how it develops. It will explore why teenagers behave as they do, how they learn, and how they make decisions about their lives. You will learn how best to engage in these areas to ensure our young people receive the support they need to become healthy and happy individuals.
Healthy grieving: solution-focused approaches to bereavement28 Oct
This training workshop will look at how to support children, young people and their families experiencing bereavement using a solution-focused approach.
CHANGE: Knowledge Exchange 201929 Oct
Join CHANGE: Childcare and Nurture Glasgow East for their third knowledge exchange event as the project celebrates the progress and achievements of the last three years.
Learning and living: creating an autism inclusive setting29 Oct
This workshop will raise awareness of how autism may present itself in children and young people and what you can do to create a more inclusive environment.
Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk02 Oct
In our society, caring for children usually includes a large component of professional input. We use the language of ‘services’ to describe that input. Yet the science tells us that children aren’t looking for services. They want relationships. Human beings are physiologically driven to seek out emotional connection with others, and especially with the adults who are significant in their lives - be this at home, with friends or within childcare settings.
Girls and autism: with Sarah Hendrickx03 Oct
Girls are still less likely to be diagnosed with autism than boys, and, as a result, are not referred for diagnosis or miss out on support. This seminar is led by Sarah Hendrickx, an expert in autism spectrum conditions who also happens to have Asperger Syndrome.
Manifesto development meeting03 Oct
Children in Scotland is currently working to develop our Manifesto for the 2021 Scottish Elections. This is a key opportunity for you and your organisation to feed into the Manifesto and influence our policy activity for the next five years.
Child Protection Officer training07 Oct
This training will enable you to become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of the child protection officer so you can develop competence and confidence in carrying out this role.
Music therapy for children with autism and related conditions07 Oct
This workshop will provide an introduction to music therapy and will offer you practical skills for using music with children who have autism or related conditions.
De-escalation techniques and self-protection08 Oct
This practical training workshop will help you recognise, defuse and control aggressive behaviour in children and young people, as well as when working with adults, such as parents or carers.
Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress10 Oct
This training workshop will explore the developmental impact of trauma and introduces you to working with traumatic stress using the Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework.
Data protection: getting to grips with updated legislation10 Oct
This seminar will help charities and other organisations consider the necessary steps to take to ensure compliance and avoid the risk of fines and reputational damage.
Building resilience through play18 Oct
The session will look at play in relation to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and its potential to be a protective factor for children.
Supporting children and young people with their emotional wellbeing21 Oct
This training workshop will help you teach children a positive and encouraging way of talking to themselves using a variety of practical techniques.
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