Safeguarding Update training - Eastwood & Strathcalder Districts

19th January 2016, 18:45 - 21:00

Location: 3rd East Kilbride Scout Hall

Time: Starts at 6.45pm prompt and finished at 9pm.

Uniform: There is no need for Scout Uniform.

What to bring: Notepad & pen.

Tea & Coffee provided.

The format includes PowerPoint presentation's followed by discussion groups, exercises and case studies.

The issues covered include:

  • Bullying - preventative strategies, recognising the signs and how to deal with it.
  • Keeping young people safe - different forms of abuse, warning signs and procedure to report concerns.
  • Safeguarding code of practice - advice for leaders to stay safe and recognising inappropriate behaviour by adults or young people in the group.
  • Internet safety - online dangers for young people and guidance for leaders on use of social media.
  • Resources and support - how to obtain resources, run a group activity and where to find help.

The evening provides leaders a unique opportunity to share ideas and best practice, and obtain advice about any particular issues.

To apply to complete this course, click here - please note that there is no cost for this, (numbers strictly limited).

Important note: the Safeguarding Awareness training is not suitable for new leaders or for Explorer Scout young leaders. It is ongoing learning for those that have been in post for a few years and will shortly be due for an appointment review.


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