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Children in Scotland Annual Conference 201906 Nov
Our annual conference is the flagship CPD event of the year for those working in the children's sector.
Child protection for all: an introduction and refresher (Half day)13 Nov
This training will provide you with an overview of what child protection is, what an individual and organisation’s roles and responsibilities are, and what steps to take should you feel a child is in danger.
Hidden dynamics: the emotional experience of working with children and adolescents14 Nov
This training will explore the ‘hidden dynamics’ in child and youth work which play out under the surface of the behaviour we can see and describe. It will provide ways of thinking from psychodynamic practice to be more aware of both the feelings of the child or teenager, and also the strong reactions that are provoked in us as practitioners.
Gender and tech abuse: exploring online gender identities, risks and relationships18 Nov
As the world today becomes increasingly digitalised, this training will provide you with the opportunity to explore how gender and technology impact on children and young people’s lives.
Nursery to primary: easing transitions through play19 Nov
A key part of the drive to make transitions easier for children was Curriculum for Excellence’s proposal that more ‘nursery’-type learning through play should be practised in the early stages of primary.
Promoting emotional wellbeing in children and young people on the autism spectrum20 Nov
This seminar will provide an understanding of the relationship between anxiety and autism, recognising the impact of anxiety on individuals with autism, and will support you to develop strategies to promote wellbeing.
Children’s rights, participation and engagement20 Nov
This full-day training event will help you gain insights into how we gather children and young people's views by exploring commonly used participative methodologies.
Supporting children and young people who internalise their distress21 Nov
This training workshop will explore how to recognise, support and communicate effectively with children who are unable to show their feelings when they need you most.
Making a difference: a day of learning practice for pupil support assistants23 Nov
Following on from the success of our PSA day of learning earlier in the year, we are delighted to announce its return.
Relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education in autism25 Nov
This training workshop will look at the importance of RSHP education and help you gain confidence in supporting children and young people with autism.
Child protection officer training26 Nov
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.
Mindfulness work with children and young people28 Nov
This very practical workshop is an introduction to mindfulness, focusing on the origins of mindfulness and how it can benefit children and young people.
Learning through play the Froebel way29 Nov
Pioneer Friedrich Froebel’s theory that “play is the highest expression of childhood development; it alone is the free expression of a child’s soul” has been applied within early years establishments across the globe. This workshop with the acclaimed Cowgate Under 5s Centre in Edinburgh will explore practical ways to put Froebel’s theories into action in your own setting.
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