An Introduction to Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC)

This virtual learning course allows you to learn at your own pace, using your own computer, completing the course online at your own convenience. You do not need to attend any classes, and you can print your own qualification off after you have successfully completed the course.

Flexible
Flexible
Theory

Entry Requirements: There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Course Info

This bite size course explains the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) model, which is the new national approach in Scotland for those supporting and working with children and young people. It affects all services for children and adults where children are involved and therefore is relevant for all children and adult services staff.

On completion of this Virtual College course learners will have an increased understanding of the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) model which seeks to encourage changes in culture, systems and practice across services for children, promote a child centred approach and engender a common understanding and shared language across all agencies.

This is an essential learning package for practitioners and other members of the children’s workforce who wish to understand the philosophy behind this important new model of child protection and how to apply it in practice.

Areas covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Key Components
  • Integrated Chronologies
  • Named Person
  • Lead Professional
  • Integrated Assessment Framework
  • The Child’s Plan
  • Summary & Further Information

Teaching

This module is targeted primarily at practitioners and other members of the children’s workforce, who wish to learn more about the Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) model.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.