You must be an appointed safeguarder to access training and associated materials.                                                           

Future safeguarder training dates

Autumn 2017

The next round of mandatory training is due to take place in Autumn 2017. Details of this training will be circulated to all safeguarders when available.

Recent safeguarder training

Spring 2017

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

Aims to enable safeguarders to explore the role of the safeguarder in appointments where permanency or adoption is being considered and to contribute to the development of a practice note on the role of the safeguarder in contact.

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.

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