Child protection training in Scotland Helping people working with children and organisations
As the UK's leading child protection charity, we understand the child protection issues that people working with children and organisations can face.
Our training and consultancy team works with a wide range of organisations across all sectors in Scotland. Based on Getting it Right for every child (GIRFEC) principles we explore the steps that can be taken to improve policies, standards and practice to keep children safe.
You can view our range of Scotland specific training courses below and find out how our consultancy service can help you.
Training courses in Scotland
Child protection in Scotland - online course
Designated child protection officer in Scotland course
Designated child protection officer in Scotland refresher course
Safer interviewing skills (Scotland)
Introduction to child protection in Scotland course
Training for trainers in child protection in Scotland
Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Practice Skills
NSPCC Scotland has worked with the University of Stirling to devise a new post-qualifying course for experienced child protection practitioners focusing on practice skills.
Looking for UK wide and online courses?
A wide range of courses are available across the UK and online, from introductions to child protection to refresher courses.
Child protection consultancy service in Scotland
Our child protection consultancy service raises awareness of child wellbeing and protection issues for organisations within the Getting it Right for every child (GIRFEC) framework.
Together we explore the steps that can be taken to improve policies, standards and practice. This could be through structural, policy or procedural changes, and may involve practice reviews or audits. We also work with organisations following a critical incident where circumstances have led to the potential harm or actual harm of a child.
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Child protection in Scotland
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