Child Protection Training

***Highland GIRFEC Refresh & Reset – Bookings now open***

We have a lot of training on just now – here is our latest what’s on – https://bit.ly/hcpcwhatson

Full course descriptions are held on the calendar

Book courses offered by us directly, simply click on the course(s) you are interested in, on our course calendar at the bottom of this page to find out more and book your place.

Child Protection Training is available free of charge to anyone who has contact with children in Highland. This includes those working with families and in adult services. Child Protection Training in Highland is developed and delivered in line with the National Learning and Development Framework for Child Protection.

Level 1 courses are suitable for the general contact workforce. (People who have minimal contact with children, young people or family members)

Level 2 courses are suitable for the specific contact workforce. (People with direct contact with children, young people or other family members including those working in adult services)

Level 3 courses are suitable for the intensive contact workforce who may have specific responsibilities with regards to child protection. Includes Lead Professionals and those with core responsibilities for assessment and planning for children including those based within adult services.

Please refer to our quick guide and our Staff & Managers Guide for further advice & information for selecting courses

QUICK GUIDE CORE TRAINING MULTIAGENCY

TRAINING GUIDE FOR STAFF AND MANAGERS-2023

HCPC current Trainer led courses available (please select date from training calendar to book) –

Level 2      Recognition & Response in Child Protection – Core Training

Level 2      Recognition & Response (High Life Highland Staff & Volunteers only)

Level 2       Trauma Informed Practice

Level 3      Assessment & Analysis in Child Protection

Level 3      Understanding Child Protection Processes

Level 3      Graded Care Profile

Level 3      Vulnerable Pregnancy

Level 3      Harmful parent-child interactions (emotional abuse/emotional neglect)

Level 3      Childhood Adversity & Trauma

 

PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 12 participants are required for a course to go ahead, Non-Attendance without sufficient notice will trigger a wellbeing check & may incur a fee to your service, please email CP.Training@highland.gov.uk if you cannot attend.

 

E-Learning

A wide variety of courses are available to you, from NHS Education for Scotland (NES) using the TURAS system. When you first visit you will be required to set up your own account with a password. To set up your training account and access the booking system visit: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/

Level 1        Child protection: practice level 1 [informed]                Level 2     Child protection: practice level 2 [skilled]

The TURAS system also offers a professional portfolio section, you may wish to upload certificates on completion of our courses to your training account for safekeeping.

In addition, The Highland Child Protection Committee have developed in partnership with the Care and Learning Alliance a range of E-learning modules which are available free of charge.

Please click on course title you are interested in for more information, simply add to cart, checkout & create a learning account with CALA to access free of charge (no voucher codes are required to access these modules).

 

Basic Awareness in Child Protection (currently under redesign ~ please utilise NES CP level 1 as above in the interim)

Introduction to the National Guidance for Child protection (Scotland) 2021

Think you know about Neglect

Understanding the Child Plan

Introduction to Chronologies

Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation

Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse

 

The NSPCC have also kindly given permission for us to share their resource ‘How to Spot Neglect’ – a useful film from their Graded Care Profile 2 training toolkit. This will be a helpful reminder for all practitioners who have undertaken the GCP2 training course.

 

Safe & Together Training 

Safe & Together training is suitable for those with direct responsibilities in relation to assessment and planning for children, young people and families in child protection and domestic abuse.

There are still a few spaces left on the first CORE training of the year (dates below).  The training is ‘in person’ and it is being delivered over two consecutive weeks – two full days per week – in Inverness

  • Thursday 16th May 10:00-16:00
  • Friday 17th May 10:00-16:00
  • Thursday 23rd May 10:00-16:00
  • Friday 24th May 10:00-16:00

Lunch will be provided on all four days (please advise at time of booking if you have any special dietary needs)

This is a four day programme and attendance is required at all four days.

If any staff member would like to apply for a place they can contact – mary.cameron@highland.gov.uk – for booking.

For enquiries with regards to Safe & Together training scheduled in Highland please contact Mike Mawby, Programme Coordinator, Safe & Together, Highland Child Protection Committee/Highland Violence Against Women Partnership  mike.mawby@highland.gov.uk

 

FOR MORE ADVICE ON CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING

If you need help identifying what training you need, please first speak to your line manager or you can contact us at CP.Training@highland.gov.uk.

for those with an Adult Protection Remit you may also wish to visit Adult support and protection | NHS Highland (scot.nhs.uk) for more support and advice.

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01/05/2024    
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Trauma informed practice – Level 2  2 HOUR COURSE Please note this Course is delivered online via Google Meet – it is not necessary to [...]
02 May
02/05/2024    
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Please note this Course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams. This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including [...]
02 May
02/05/2024    
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Change, Loss & Bereavement Awareness Training - Level 2 Grief is a normal and natural reaction to a loss. Children and young people grieve just [...]
02 May
02/05/2024    
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Highland GIRFEC Refresh & Reset - Dingwall These sessions aim to refresh and develop a shared understanding of Getting It Right for Every Child across [...]
03 May
03/05/2024    
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Please note this Course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams. This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including [...]
07 May
07/05/2024    
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Change, Loss & Bereavement Awareness Training - Level 2 Grief is a normal and natural reaction to a loss. Children and young people grieve just [...]
09 May
09/05/2024    
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please note this Course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams. This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including [...]
09 May
09/05/2024    
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
This is an online training course and details for joining the training will be sent to you the week before, or as soon as the [...]
14 May
14/05/2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Please note this Course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams. This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including [...]
14 May
14/05/2024    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Highland GIRFEC Refresh & Reset - Golspie These sessions aim to refresh and develop a shared understanding of Getting It Right for Every Child across [...]
14 May
14/05/2024    
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
This is an online training course and details for joining the training will be sent to you the week before, or as soon as the [...]
15 May
15/05/2024    
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
This is an online training course and details for joining the training will be sent to you the week before, or as soon as the [...]
17 May
17/05/2024    
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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17 May
17/05/2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Please note this Course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams. This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including [...]
21 May
21/05/2024    
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Understanding Child Protection Processes This training is designed for staff from all agencies who have regular contact with children and/or families, including those working within [...]
22 May
22/05/2024    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Highland GIRFEC Refresh & Reset - Kyleakin These sessions aim to refresh and develop a shared understanding of Getting It Right for Every Child across [...]
23 May
23/05/2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Please note this Course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams. This training is designed for volunteers & community organisations who have regular contact with children [...]
28 May
28/05/2024    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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30 May
30/05/2024    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This training is designed for staff who have regular contact with children and/or families, including those working within adult services. This course takes a more [...]
30 May
30/05/2024    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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