From 6th December 2022, you may 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 1courses are suitable for the general contact workforce. (People who have minimal contact with children, young people or family members)
Level 2courses 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.
HCPC current Trainer led courses available –
Level 2 Recognition & Response in Child Protection
PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 8 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.
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 the logo below to visit their site. No voucher codes are required to access these modules.
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.
FOR MORE ADVICE
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.
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