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Getting Transitions Right

Delivery: Online or In-Person
Duration: 2 1/2 day workshops
Audience: Professionals
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This course will inform and inspire you to develop approaches that enable young people with additional needs to reach their potential in adult life.
“The authenticity of the trainers’ knowledge and experience really made this one of the best sessions I have attended, and I will make sure I pass this on to peers and colleagues.”

About This Course

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.

To encourage improved understanding and collaboration between different sectors, the programme will be delivered in a small group of 8-10 people who will be drawn from a range of professional and personal backgrounds. The delivery is informal and includes a mix of presentation, discussion, activity and evaluation.


Open on line £125 per person / £10 for supported people / parents and carers

Open F2F £150 per person / £20 for supported people/parents and carers

This training can be delivered bespoke to your organisation.

Cost: On-line: £950 & In person £1,050

This course is delivered online over two days (2 x 3 hour sessions) or in person over a full day.

Who is it for?


Parents and Carers

This is essential learning for anyone who supports young people with additional support needs aged 14 – 25. This includes parents and carers, practitioners from health and social care, education, further education, voluntary sector and employability services.

Our Trainers

Lynsey Stewart (short biography to follow)






Alexander Warren

Alexander Warren is an actor, a teacher and a Hearts fan (please don’t hold that against him!) He feels strongly about encouraging people to follow their dreams no matter how big or small. Alexander ’s inspirational personal reflections will ensure your learning remains grounded in the experiences of young people and their families.

Learning Outcomes

Increased 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.