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  • Children‘s Emotional Wellbeing Session

    Created: 22/01/2020

    When: 10:30 to 12:30, Monday 27 January 2020
    Where: Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action and Fife Council Education Service
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    In July 2019 Scottish Government confirmed the provision of £12 million pounds of funding across Scotland’s Local Authorities to support the delivery of the access to school counselling service.

    The delivery of the service will enable children and young people to be supported more efficiently and effectively with issues affecting their mental health and wellbeing.  The provision will help school staff to engage children and young people with appropriate support services from within their local communities and at an early stage.

    We would like to invite third sector organisations who support young people’s emotional wellbeing to come along to a session to find out more about the proposed model for Fife’s commissioned service of third sector recurring grants. 

    Our programme for this session includes:

    • Introductions and Aims
    • Our Context in Fife
    • Details of our brief from Scottish Government
    • Fife Service Briefs
    • Our Timeline and Process

    Please note that the standard requirements which service deliverers require to fulfil includes the following key criteria:

    •             They must be counsellors with an appropriate counselling qualification and be experienced in working with children and young people.

    •             They must be recognised on an Accredited Voluntary Register and be working within an ethical framework, such as the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the Health and Care Professions Council for Counselling Psychologists, or the National Register of Psychotherapists and Counsellors UK.

    •             They must have appropriate clinical arrangements in place.

    •             An identified model for the provision of counselling must be in place, demonstrating a knowledge of the evidence base for effective approaches to treatment.

    •             Appropriate plans for the provision of Continuing Professional Development must be in place.

    Phone: 01592 760720
    E-mail: [email protected]

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