GIRFEC: Roles and Responsibilities

Fife has a very clear process for working with children, young people and families where there are wellbeing concerns.  This is set out within Fife's Child Wellbeing Pathway Guidance (link at bottom of page).  This course looks at each of the different stages and steps across the Child Wellbeing Pathway to support the use of this across all services and agencies. 


GIRFEC:  Roles and Responsibilities Across the Wellbeing Pathway 

The aim of this course is improve participant's knowledge and undersanding of the different roles and responsibilities across the Child's Wellbeing Pathway.


Learning Outcomes


On completion of this training participants should be able to:

  • Understand the role of the Named Person
  • Understand the role of the Lead Professional
  • Understand your responsibilities, including:
    • Sharing information
    • Providing a Wellbeing Assessment
    • Contributing to a measureable Child’s Plan


Target Group

This is multi-agency training for staff working with children, young people and/or their families.


Venue - School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Kirkcaldy

Time - 9.30 am – 3.30 pm 


Available Dates


Wedensday 11 September 2019 - FULL

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Thursday 30 January 2020


All Fife Council employees should book via the Corporate Learning Management System.   The link can be found at the bottom of the FISH home page.  


Other partner organisations can book by following the link to our online booking form.  Your place will be confirmed by e-mail.


If you require further help with booking please contact the CPC Support Team at or 01592 583251

You can access a copy of the current training programme, the training strategy and other relevant links below.


Fife Child Protection Committee 6 key themes animation



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