Introduction to Child Protection

This training is aimed at people who come into contact with children and young people in the course of their work. The aim of this course is to raise awareness of staff and/or volunteers about their responsibilities to protect children from harm, so that they can respond appropriately to concerns about children. By the end of the training, participants will be able to :

  • State the key needs of children as outlined in GIRFEC
  • Describe key terms in relation to child protection and regognise signs of abuse
  • Respond to a concern that a child may be at risk of significant harm and
  • Record information

Booking a place

To attend, you must register via Eventbrite. If you prefer to speak to someone to book a place, phone 0141 332 2444.

People on the Everyone’s Children mailing list can attend for half-price. To join the Everyone’s Children mailing list, register here 

We also have a limited number of FREE places for small third sector organisations (with an income of less than £10k or 100% volunteer lead and run). If you fall into that category, please contact us at to book.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

YES. Please ensure that you bring your Eventbrite ticket with you to the event.

Are refreshments provided?

Free tea and coffee is provided at breaks and water dispensers are available. 

Where can I park?

Pay and display parking bays are plentiful around the Albany. Note that parking is for a max of 3 hours.

The Albany is conveniently situated for St George’s Cross Subway station and Charing Cross railway station. There is metered on-street parking outside the building. See the GCVS website for transport details here.

Is the venue accessible?

The Albany is fully accessible with ramp access, lifts and accessible toilets on each floor.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

You can arrange for someone else in your organisation to attend the event in your place.