Children and young people

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This page will direct AHPs working with children, young people and their families and the wider workforce to information, resources and guidance to support their own practice.


Welcome to the children and young people page of the AHP learnsite.  You will find access to helpful resources below.

Resources to support your practice
  • The  AHP CYP Virtual Community of practice on teams aims to provide a space for AHPs working with children and young people to collaborate, share practice, ask questions and access information.  You can also find resources which help to support your practice and useful contacts.  
  • Within the  Women, Children, Young People and Families learn site on Turas you will find a range of information relevant to midwives, health visitors, family nurses, school nurses, children’s nurses, Allied Health Professionals and others working with women, children, young people and families.  You can also sign up to the Webinar mailing list and keep up to date and view previous webninar recordings here WCYPF Webinar Series - Turas Learn 
  • A list of useful learning resources for AHPs working with children and young people which are aligned with the pillars of practice has been collated here: Useful Learning Resources.pdf
  • A new public health resource for AHPs working with children and young people has been developed.  You can access it here - Embedding public health into practice 
Resources to support families

The National Autism Implementation Team (NAIT) are a Scottish Government funded team of professionals, based at Queen Margaret University, from health, education and employment sectors who have considerable experience and expertise in working with autistic individuals of all ages, their families and others who support them. They have designed resources aimed at families and professionals, who are supporting autistic children.

Other resources

NHS Education have collated resources for designed for Health Visitors, School nurses and others supporting families with children and young people. This document details signposts, information and resources it may be helpful for families and carers to access.


If you have any questions or would like to get in touch, please contact