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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.

June 2022

Supporting children and young people who self-harm

Children in Scotland
This course is designed to improve working practice, knowledge and skills by exploring the key issues associated with self-harm. You’ll explore what self-harm is (and is not), why people self-harm, and how to...

Students and benefits eligibility

CPAG in Scotland
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This standard level course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim, including universal credit...

Family Conflict Triggers

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
Are you a professional, practitioners or volunteer who works with young people and families?We have created a series of conflict resolution training based on our normal face to face training but adapted for an...

Universal credit update and tactics

CPAG in Scotland
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced advisers to get up to date with...

Leadership & management: attunement in leading developing and mediating

Children in Scotland
This training is designed for those who are responsible in some way for leading and managing others, and who would like to build on their effective communication and leadership style and skills. It will look at...

Creating racially diverse & inclusive settings for children & young people

Children in Scotland
This webinar will explore why it’s important to take a racially diverse and inclusive approach to working with children and young people and how you can achieve this in your setting.

Growing Up Is Never Easy (Parent / Carer Event)

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
Are you a parent or carer? Looking to learn more about conflict resolution?We were all young once and if we remember one thing about growing up, it’s this – it’s difficult. Difficult for the Young Person, of...

Understanding Anger (Young People Event)

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
Are you a young person (16-25)? Want to learn more about conflict resolution?There are a lot of things worth being angry about: fall outs with friends, getting told off at school, or bigger things such as what...

Approaching grief 10 minutes at a time with children and young people

Children in Scotland
Grief and loss: a shared human experience, existing across all our worlds and lives. However, when we look to discuss the wonder of childhood, we give mixed messages over grief that may often get in the way of...
July 2022

The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning

Children in Scotland
This webinar will focus on the adolescent brain and how it develops. It will explore why teenagers behave as they do, how they learn, and how they make decisions about their lives. You will learn how best to...