supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
ARC Scotland - Getting Transitions Right
When: 9.30am-4.00pm, Friday 08 February 2019 Where: Norton Park Conference Centre, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY This event is being organised by ARC Scotland Costs Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) £95.00 per person Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are £95.00 per person
This course will inform and inspire you to develop approaches that enable young people (14 to 25 years) with additional needs to reach their potential in adult life. Drawing on the most up-to-date developments in legislation, research, practice, guidance and policy, you will explore opportunities to develop your practice and to influence others in this dynamic and rapidly developing sector.
The Scottish Transitions Forum are widely recognised as the experts in transitions and the body who are leading change locally and nationally. The course is co-facilitated by Alexander Warren from AJP dreams whose inspirational personal reflections will ensure your learning remains grounded in the experiences of young people and their families.
Who is this for?
This is essential learning for anyone who supports young people with additional support needs aged 14 – 25. This includes practitioners from health and social care, education, further education, voluntary sector, employability services, parents and carers.
To encourage improved understanding and collaboration between different sectors, the programme will be delivered in a small group of no more than 16 people who will be drawn from a range of professional and personal backgrounds.
Increased personal awareness of the experiences of young people with additional support needs and their parents and carers and the importance of getting transitions right;
Greater understanding of differing professional roles and responsibilities and how you can work with others to promote and encourage better communication and joint working;
Sound understanding of current legislation that supports transitions, new developments in practice and policy and an insight into future developments;
Better equipped in the practical application of approaches that improve transitions, including the Principles of Good Transitions 3;
Continued specialist support from the Scottish Transitions Forum to put your learning into practice.
The delivery is informal and includes a mix of presentation, discussion, activity and evaluation.
Places cost £95 per person for practitioners. A limited number of places will be available at a reduced rate of £45 for parents and carers.