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Future safeguarder training dates

Spring 2017

Permanency/Adoption and Practice Note on the Role of the Safeguarder in Contact

This round of mandatory training is now underway and events will continue through March and April 2017. The training dates have been circulated all safeguarders. If you have not yet signed up for one of the dates, please contact the team as soon as possible.

Recent safeguarder training

Autumn 2016

The Impact of Parental Substance Use on Children: Practice Note on Reports

Aims to enable safeguarders to reflect on the lived experience of children affected by parental substance use and to inform the final version of the Practice Notes as produced by the Practice Notes Group on Reports.   

Spring 2016

Child Protection and Eliciting the Views of Children

Aims to provide safeguarders with an overview of their child protection responsibilities within the context of the Children & Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and to consider research and practice in eliciting the views of children.

Download an evaluation of and feedback from this training.