Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC)
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Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC)

Getting It Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) is a framework designed to support children and young people who need it. GIRFEC provides a consistent approach to encourage open and communicative relationships between the child, their family and all agencies involved.The GIRFEC framework provides a structured approach of how to assess children's wellbeing and plan for children's needs. During this process, there is a direct emphasis to ensure that the child is at the centre of everything that is happening. The new approach brings children and their families into the discussion surrounding the support that is needed.  In this course, you will learn how to embed GIRFEC into your setting, gain an understanding of the 8 key principles of SHANARRI and the My World Triangle.Aims:Discover what is GIRFEC, including a review of the key principles of GIRFECIdentify when and how GIRFEC should be used within early years' settings Develop an awareness of our roles and responsibilities as childcare practitioners in applying GIRFECLearn how to evaluate a child's wellbeing using the Wellbeing IndicatorsExplore how the National Practice Model works including its purpose and how it's applied in practiceLearning ObjectiveThis course has been designed to give you an understanding of what Getting It Right for Every Child is, where it came from and how it impacts on your working practices with Scotland's children and young people. 

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