Outreach & Training

CHIP Inductions

CHIP Induction Sessions are for professionals to give an insight into how best we can advise them to  help & support their work with families in their own role. We have delivered this session to social workers, student nurses, trainee health visitors, trainee psychologists and other organisations. The sessions are held in the Birnie Centre and last no more than 45 minutes. Please let us know what date best suits you from the list below and we can add your name to the session.

  • Wednesday, 26th April at 2pm
  • Tuesday, 23rd May at 10am
  • Monday, 19th June at 11am

Autism & ADHD - What has Diet got to do with it?

A half day training course on Thursday, 8th June 2017 in Glasgow.

Good nutrition is vital to the health and wellbeing of children in general, and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ADHD in particular.
Course tutor David Rex, Specialist Dietitian will address why children with ASD are more likely to be highly selective eaters, the impact and how we can support parents of children with ADS & ASD related conditions (ADHD) to effect dietary change.

The course should be of interest to: education professionals, social workers and support workers, healthcare professionals, caterers and others who provide support for people with Autism & ADHD.

Full details.



Don't forget to book your place on one of our outreach events in Fort William or Wick to hear Ian Nisbet talk about Education Law - see below.

CHIP has 2 events for parent/carers coming up - giving fantastic opportunities to learn more about your child's rights within the Additional Support for Learning legislation. Come and hear Iain Nisbet (formerly of the Education Law Unit at Govan Law Centre and now an independent consultant) in Fort William (2nd May in the Caol Centre) and in Wick (3rd May in the Pulteney Centre). Free course, lunch provided, a Relaxation session and a chance to hear an expert in Scottish Education Law. Contact CHIP to book a place. Both events from 10am till 2.30pm.



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Monday, September 18th 2017

Preparing for Life after School

We are working with Contact a Family and Lead Scotland to host a free workshop, Planning for Transition, on Monday, 2nd October. If you have a family member aged 12 or over, this will be relevant for you! For more details or to reserve your place, please go to goingforward.eventbrite.com  Po... Full Story...
Monday, September 18th 2017

Self Directed Support Drop-ins

 CHIP+ have organised two drop-in sessions on SDS for all who want to find out more or ask questions. These will take place on; Tuesday 26th September 2017 - 12:00-13:00 at the Birnie Centre Tuesday 31st October 2017 - 10:30-12:30 at the Pines Karen Hookham is the Self Directed Support... Full Story...
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