Upcoming Training: How Children Learn Through Play (book through Highland Council CPD Service)

This course is delivered over two sessions. Students must be able to attend both parts. Small tasks will be allocated at the end of Session 1 in preparation for Session 2.

Book a place on this course on the Highland Council CPD Calendar. 

The Child Protection Toolkit (developed by the Highland Child Protection Committee)

The Highland Child Protection Committee’s ‘Child Protection Toolkit‘ is an invaluable resource for third sector organisations and community groups in Highland.  Some of the topics covered in the toolkit include:

  • Recruitment of Staff and Volunteers
  • Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Act 2007
  • Transporting children and young people
  • Photographing, videoing and filming
  • Dealing with a Child Protection Situation
  • A sample Child Protection Policy

These are just a few of the topics covered in the toolkit.

If your workplace is involved in the care of children, it is highly recommended you download the toolkit, and keep it on your computer to act as a reference for child protection matters.

Download the Toolkit

There are two versions of the toolkit available to download:

Click here to download the Child Protection Toolkit and Guidance for Third Sector Organisations

Click here to download the Child Protection Toolkit for Community Groups

Who are the Highland Child Protection Committee?

Highland Child Protection Committee is a multi-agency partnership responsible for:

  • Raising public awareness of child protection issues
  • Co-ordinating prevention activities with children and their families
  • Providing child protection guidance and training
  • Implementing national child protection initiatives
  • Assuring the quality of responses to child protection issues

Highland Child Protection Committee: Autumn training dates

The Highland Child Protection Committee (HCPC) have published their Autumn child protection training calendar. This includes new dates for Developing Competence in Child Protection, WRAP and the Graded Care Profile which is currently being rolled out across Highland.

You can view the training calendar on the HCPC website by clicking here.