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Getting it right for our children

19 November @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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YouthBorders is delighted to invite you to come and be part of an interactive training session with Children In Scotland who will be showcasing the next steps of the national GIRFEC policy. There will be an introduction to a range of resources ALLIANCE provide which support families to work with local authority and health services to achieve the best outcomes for their children and young people. Then you will have the opportunity to practically consider how you would use these resources in your day to day work.

In the morning session there will be a brief update on progress with GIRFEC policy, followed by an introduction to a range of ALLIANCE Getting it Right resources to support families to work with local authority and health services to achieve the best outcomes for their children and young people. Hard copies of easy read resources for use by practitioners and families will be available. You will have the opportunity to consider how you would use these resources in your day to day work.

In the afternoon, participants will work with the resources below and learn about other training opportunities which will be happening in the Border in participation with Children in Scotland.

About Wellbeing Pack (for organisations)

The Wellbeing Pack was developed to help community groups and local organisations understand how their work contributes to the wellbeing of children and young people across Scotland. The tool can be used by a team to plan, evaluate and align their project activities with wellbeing outcomes. you will have a chance to try out this resource on the day.

About Wellbeing Bingo (for youth groups)

The Wellbeing Bingo game was developed in partnership with a group of young carers. It is an interactive tool to encourage young people to talk about their wellbeing and to support each other to make improvement. The game can be used by practitioners, such as youth workers, to support young people to understand the concept of wellbeing and to explore ways to improve wellbeing in a group setting. At this session, you will have the chance to play the game yourself. You will also be given a hard copy of the resource to take away.

Hard copies of both resources will be available should you wish to use them at your work place.

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Details

Date:
19 November
Time:
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Organiser

YouthBorders
Phone:
01896 755 110
Email:
jemma@youthborders.org.uk
Website:
www.youthborders.org.uk

Venue

Green Room – Langlee Community Centre
Langlee Complex, Marigold Drive
Galashiels,TD1 2LPUnited Kingdom
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Phone:
01896755110