Training Calendar:

For training in your area please click below.

The cost of training is:

Children and Young People Programme: £295 and includes a manual.

Adult Programme: £335 and includes a manual and journals.

Parent Programme (Trained Companions only): £100 and includes both manuals and journals.

In some authorities the cost of training may be subsidised. Please contact the trainer for further information.

For groups of up to 12 or 20, ‘In House’ Training is also available. For further information please see:

All-In-House-Trainings-SfG-April 2020

or e mail

Trainer: Moira Sugden:

23rd & 24th March (Adult Programme)


Notre Dame Centre, Glasgow 9.15am – 3.45pm
27th & 28th April (Children & Young People Programme) CANCELLED Notre Dame Centre, Glasgow 9.15am – 3.45pm

To enquire about training please email:

Due to the coronavirus we are currently putting trainings on hold. As soon as we can, we will update the calendar with new dates.

Gemma Gilchrist:


Gemma is currently on leave. In the meantime please contact Aberdeenshire Trainers below or


18th & 19th February 2020 (Children & Young People Programme) Mackie Academy, Stonehaven

For information about training please contact Graham Wilson

Please contact Eileen Kay:


For information about training please contact Eileen Kay


Wendy Inch:
Jennifer Bogle:
Sarah Lawson:

28th & 29th May (Children & Young People Programme) Braidburn School, 107 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, EH14 1ED 9 – 4pm

Please email if you are enquiring about training.

For a list of local Area Coordinators in Fife please click on ‘Your Area’ and scroll down to ‘Fife’

For further information about training please contact Louise Stean

3rd & 4th September 2020 (Children and Young People Programme) Warout Training Hub, Glenrothes,KY7 4JG   9 – 4pm
22nd April 2020 (Refresher training – Children and Young People) Fair Isle Primary, KY2 6EG 4 – 5.30pm

Refresher training is mainly for Companions who trained prior to 2018 and haven’t run a group or attended a reconnector since then.  Please contact Louise for further information or to book a place



Trainers: David Murray

Vicky Greenwood

26th & 27th March 2020 (Children & Young People Programme) Glasgow Psych Services, Gadburn Campus, 70 Rockfield Road, G21 3DZ   9 – 4pm

For further information or to book a place please contact Cecilia Brown


Trainer: Mary Lappin


Please contact Mary for further information


Trainers: Karen McPherson:

Andrea Montgomery:


For information about future training please contact Karen or Andrea

Trainer: Rosemary Bowman:


For information about training please contact Rosemary Bowman:


Catherine Cruickshank:

Jackie Lyle:

Nicola Robertson:

20th & 21st February 2020 (Adult Programme) Summerlee Museum, Coatbridge
14th & 15th May 2020 (Children & Young People Programme) Summerlee Museum, Coatbridge

Please telephone the Psychological Service Tel. 01236 856200  for further information/ to make an application


Child Programme:


Jennifer Moon:

Adult Programme:

Elaine Scally:

Deborah Proctor:

Adult Programme 18th & 19th February 2020
Children & Young People Programme Please contact trainers for dates

Moira Sugden:


Please contact Donna Wood for further information


Lynn Nicholson:
Marina Bazeley:

19th & 20th February 2020
Islesburgh Community Centre
9.00am – 4.30pm

Please contact Pauline Doull for further information


Agnes Bate:

25th & 26th February 2020 Barassie Primary Learning Suite 9.00am – 3.30pm

Please contact Agnes for further information.

Karen Scott:

5th & 6th March 2020
Stirling  9.15am – 3.30pm

Please click Flyer – Seasons for Growth session 2019-20 to download the flyer with further information.

Trainer: Alison Gardner:


Please contact Alison for further information about training (Children and Young People, Adult Programme and Parent Programmes)