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Child Protection and Safe Guarding Young People

 
 
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Challenging BehaviouR

This interactive session will introduce participants to a variety of skills that will assist them to deal with challenging behaviour in a youth work setting with young people in a way that avoids the use of aggression and introduces the participants to the use of effective de-escalation techniques.

Duration: 3 hours, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16


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Child Protection Awareness

This interactive workshop aims to assist youth workers and volunteers with the implementation of a child protection policy and measures to consider when working with young people and adults that keep everyone safe from harm.

Duration: 3 hours, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16


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Child Protection Officer Training

Exclusively for Youth 1st/Youth Scotland Member Groups
This course is for individuals that have responsibility for child protection arrangements within their youth group. The course is particularly aimed at those in small voluntary sector organisations that have limited access to other support or training. Participants should have previously attended Child Protection Awareness training.

Duration: 6 hours, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16


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GIRFEC & Pupil Equity Fund

This workshop takes you through the up to date overview and key messages of what GIRFEC is and what it means to our youth work sector. To support this we also introduce you to Pupil Equity Funding which is additional funding allocated directly to schools that community youth groups can access and work collaboratively with the schools to target at closing the poverty related attainment gap.

Duration: 3 hours, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16


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Young People & Social Media

This session will look at what apps young people are using, the potential issues young people may face online and how to stay safe online. This session will make reference to CEOP (Child Exploitation Online Protection).

Duration: 3 hours, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16


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Conflict Resolutions

This interactive session will introduce participants to a variety of skills that will assist them to deal with challenging behaviour in a youth work setting with young people in a way that avoids the use of aggression and introduces the participants to the use of effective de-escalation techniques.

Duration: 3 hours, Number of participants: Min 8 - Max 16