Protecting people through learning and development

Protecting People covers child protection, adult support and protection, violence against women, substance use, public protection and suicide prevention.

The safety and protection of children and young people in Perth and Kinross is everyone's responsibility and the Child Protection Committee (CPC) (CPC) recognise the importance of providing high quality learning and development opportunities to support the multi-agency workforce to feel confident and competent when faced with a concern about a child or young person's wellbeing and / or protection.

Perth and Kinross CPC provide a comprehensive range of free GIRFEC and Child Protection learning and development opportunities (including e-learning) which are open to all practitioners, managers, supervisors, carers and volunteers from all agencies and services (public, private and third sectors) in Perth and Kinross.

We encourage you to access the three essential protecting people e-learning modules prior to applying for a place on one of our training courses. The modules are free and will take no more than 20 minutes each to complete. Certificates are also available for printing on completion of each module.

To help you decide what learning and development course is right for you, please view the icon CPC and Single Service / Agency Child Protection Learning and Development Pathways [352Kb] document, which will guide to which GIRFEC / child protection courses have been identified by your service / agency as core learning for their staff in the area of child protection. The Pathway is based on three workforce groups which describe the role and responsibilities workers have for the protection of children and young people.