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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.

September 2022

Introduction to welfare rights

CPAG in Scotland
his 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...
6 September Online Social justice & poverty

Building blocks for a digital strategy 2: Define your goal

SCVO and Be More Digital
A series of three workshops that can act as the building blocks for your digital strategy. The sessions will take you through the stages that you need to discover what your digital strategy should include...
7 September Online

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal

CPAG in Scotland
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an understanding of what is an...
7 September Online Social justice & poverty

Helping children to recover from the pandemic: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Children in Scotland
Key learning:What is the emerging evidence telling us about the impact of the pandemic on children’s development?How do children’s stress systems develop and operate?How does the human stress system underpin...
7 September Nicolson Square Families & young people

Being aware of our emotional state helps children: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Children in Scotland
We often talk about what children need in order to thrive. The science of attachment tells us that what they need, more than anything, is attuned adults and relationships that feel emotionally safe for them. In...
7 September Online Families & young people

Boys to men: supporting healthy transitions

Children in Scotland
Across the world our boys are struggling. Academically, in relationships, and sexually boys and young men are finding it hard to navigate a world where the phrase ‘be a man’ is often a scary statement. What...
8 September Online Families & young people

Online - Get started with fundraising: building capacity to raise funds

SCVO
Session 1Are you ready for fundraising? Starting from a position of strength - not begging because of need.What exactly do fundraisers do anyway? What's needed to start effective fundraising.The Big Picture...
13 September Online

SCOTLAND WEBINAR: Hello ADP goodbye PIP - transferring to Scottish disability pa

CPAG in Scotland
From 29 August 2022, existing personal independence payment (PIP) claimants will begin to transfer to adult disability payment (ADP). Children getting child disability payment (CDP) are already transferring to...
13 September Online Social justice & poverty

SCOTLAND WEBINAR: Hello ADP goodbye PIP - transferring to Scottish disability pa

CPAG in Scotland
From 29 August 2022, existing personal independence payment (PIP) claimants will begin to transfer to adult disability payment (ADP). Children getting child disability payment (CDP) are already transferring to...
13 September Online Families & young people

GCVS People & Safety Services Conference 2022

GCVS
We are very pleased to announce our first People & Safety Servicesconference taking place in September 2022. The conference will be our firstface to face event for quite some time and will offer plenty of...
14 September Princes House