Some of you may be aware of the work of the Paediatrician Dr Nadine Burke- Harris on the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences ( A.C.Es) on health and well-being (physical, mental, socio-economic etc etc).
You may also be aware that, locally and nationally, there is growing, multi-disciplinary recognition of the significant impact of A.C.Es on children and on the adults they become.
For people dealing with children as coaches or Child Welfare Protection officers.
INFO RE CONTACTING OPPONENTS IN SCOTTISH CUP HOME OR AWAY
We have had the following info re contacting Scottish Cup Opponents sent to us by Hampden. Both teams have a responsibility to contact their opponents re fixture details as early as possible. if you are the away team in any Scottish. Cup tie you are also expexted to contact your opponents if you have not heard from them. Do not leave it to late to contact opponents
Contacts for Scottish Cup opponents are live on old system http://www.scottishyouthfa.co.uk
All roles within clubs that require PVG Checks
I’m contacting you all to provide an updated list of all roles which require the completion of a PVG check.
The relevant roles are listed below:
Club Coach Co-ordinator
Club Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer
Club Additional Signatory
Team Coach (level 1.2.or above)
Team Coach Assistant
Team Goalkeeping Coach
Team First Aider
FTAO OF ALL CLUBS
I understand there is an urgent need across multiple regions for more additional signatories.
In order to alleviate this pressure, I am going to alter the process for issuing signatory codes with immediate effect.
Nominated trainers will now be able to issue codes directly to their members on successful completion of training.
Please read the below steps carefully as failure to do so may result in the issue of invalid codes or the need for repeat training.
SERYFA Team Lines must be used
Its been noticed that some teams are NOT using the offical SERYFA team lines for their games. The SERYFA official team line can be downloaded from the forms page of our website. Can all teams please download and use official SERYFA team line for all fixtures & friendlies (Except Scottish Cup Ties where team lines from the SYFA must be used)
Updated 3rd August Fixed Penalty Guidelines for Standard Offences
Please note that the attached copy of Disciplinary Punishments has been updated on 3rd August 2018
Disciplinary Punishments as discussed at July's Monthly Meeting for downloading
Urgent - Managing Childrens Wellbeing Workshop
We have been asked to post this message from SYFA from Hampden
Please be advised that the below email has been sent onto all Club Secretaries today:
Managing Children’s Wellbeing attendance
Soccer Sevens going 11 aside MUST SEE INFO
Despite a number of messages from both the SYFA and SFA teams are continuing to breach rules by playing unauthorised 11 a side football at the 2007's age group.
Teams should now be aware that continuing breach of rules will lead to action being taken against the team and Club.
Action that can be taken -
The SYFA can either impose fines on teams and suspensions of team officials
The SFA can take action against the Club by reconsidering their quality mark.
Managing Children's Wellbeing Communication
Dear Club and League Secretaries
Please find below some information in relation to the previous correspondence regarding the Child Wellbeing and Protection training that all officials are now required to complete.
SYFA, along with the Scottish FA are working together to implement positive and consistent practices in relation to Child Wellbeing and Protection. With this in mind you can now find over 40 workshops scheduled in the first half of the year to support Child Wellbeing and Protection Officers (CWPOs) at clubs.
PVG Applications and Processing -URGENT MESSAGE
Allan received this e-mail from Hampden and he was asked to pass it on to our members.
PLEASE READ AS THIS IS URGENT