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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.

November 2022

Trauma Aces and Domestic Abuse – myths misinterpretation and an evidence-based a

Scottish Women's Aid
Over recent years much attention has been given to the subject of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s). The long-term impacts of ACEs are of increasing interest to researchers and practitioners, including much...
29 November Online Social justice & poverty

Benefits for EEA nationals - advanced

CPAG in Scotland
This experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who are familiar with some of the more commonly occurring...
30 November Online Social justice & poverty
December 2022

The Importance of Advocacy and Pathways to Support

Scottish Women's Aid
65,251 incidents of Domestic Abuse were recorded by Police Scotland in 2020/21 however with only 1 in 5 people reporting abuse to the Police, there are far more people impacted than we see represented in Police...
6 December Online Social justice & poverty
January 2023

Introduction to welfare rights

CPAG in Scotland
This is essential training if you are starting out as a welfare rights adviser or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the social security system and important concepts to help...
17 January Online Social justice & poverty

Income maximisation for older people

CPAG in Scotland
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to maximise income. The course covers...
31 January Online Social justice & poverty