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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

December 2022

The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Brain development in adolescenceThe impact of hormonal activity on the brainThe impact of stress chemicals on behaviour and learning.This webinar will focus on the adolescent brain and how it...
6 December Online Families & young people

YouthLink Scotland Policy Convention: Youth Work is Human Rights Work

YouthLink Scotland
The event will include progress made on a right to youth work in Scotland, drawing on discussion and findings from the successful policy convention on a right to youth work in 2021 with featured video inputs...
8 December Online Families & young people

Child protection lead

Children in Scotland
Key learningRecognise the important link between management oversight and staff working to promote best outcomes in safeguarding children & young people.Outline the relevant legislation and guidance central...
8 December Online Families & young people
January 2023

Tackling sectarianism CPD for youth workers

YouthLink Scotland
The Tackling Sectarianism CPD training will provide youth workers with the tools they need to engage young people on the topic of sectarianism, prejudice and hate in Scotland.The training will explore the...
12 January Online Families & young people

Creating inclusive settings: engaging neurodiverse children

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Sensory processing and how our environment can affect a person's learning experienceHow small adjustments to our communication can impact our approach in a positive mannerUnderstanding...
24 January Online Families & young people

Autism and communication

Children in Scotland
Key Learnings:Communication differences and strengths in autistic young peopleDeveloping our own language to be more accessibleVisual communication tools that can be adapted to your settingGood practice...
31 January Online Families & young people
February 2023

Child protection lead training

Children in Scotland
Key learningRecognise the important link between management oversight and staff working to promote best outcomes in safeguarding children & young people.Outline the relevant legislation and guidance central...
2 February Online Families & young people
March 2023

Person-centred pathways: helping children be masters of their own future

Children in Scotland
Key learnings: Understanding how future planning can help children and young people in finding focus and motivation Understanding how the brain works and how we can open our perceptions to achieve more Learning...