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SSCB Safeguarding Children Multi-agency Training Courses – November, December 2023 and January 2024

Date: Tuesday, 31st Oct 2023 | Category: General


Level 1 multi-agency training needs to be undertaken within three months of starting your employment and repeated every three years if your job role includes contact or potential contact with children and/or their parents or carers.

Level 2 multi-agency training is designed for any job role that includes or potentially includes contributing to assessing, planning, intervening or evaluating the needs of a child or contributing to assessing, planning, intervening or evaluating parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. Level 2 multi-agency training needs to be undertaken within 12 months of starting your employment and updated every two years with a Level 3 role specific training course.


FREE – Early Help Assessment

Designated Leads for your organisation and other practitioners who will be undertaking an Early Help Assessment (this is mandatory for those partners who will be holders of an on-line Outcome Star license as the training is accredited)

Monday 8 January 2024                    9:30 – 15:30

FREE – Supporting GCP2 Assessments

Supports recognising low-level neglect and gives you the knowledge to understand the importance of doing a GCP2 at the earliest opportunity. Do you know how to contribute to a GCP2 assessments, even if you don’t work with families and children in the home?

Wednesday 10 January 2024            9:00 – 11:00

FREE – Graded Care Profile 2 Training (Masterclass)

To enable front line staff working with children and families in their home environment with the tools and techniques to identify and assess neglect in children through a comprehensive, practical, evidenced-based assessment tool for evaluating levels of parental care. The tool uses a graded scale (1-best 5-worst) to capture levels of physical and emotional care and can be used alongside existing tools.

Thursday 14 December 2023             9:30 – 16:30

Monday 15 January 2024                   9:30 – 16:30

FREE – Unintentional Injuries among Children under 5
To increase awareness and knowledge of unintentional injuries among children under 5 and to raise awareness of deliberate injuries that may occur. Your role in the prevention and reduction of injuries. Note: this session focus’ on childhood accidents.

Tuesday 07 November 2023               9:30 – 13:00

Level 1 Core slides for Nov 23 – Aug 24 

Aimed at the Designated Safeguarding Lead to deliver level 1 training in house. Core slides can be purchased on an annual basis and will provide you with the opportunity to deliver a locally designed product that contains the most up to date information, including thresholds and referral pathways, as well as information about key priority areas for the Board. The core slides include trainer notes.

Available now to download as a course on our system.

Level 2 Working Together to Safeguard Children Multi Agency Training

New members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening, and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Friday 15 December 2023                  9:30 – 16:30

Wednesday 10 January 2024            9:30 – 16:30

Thursday 18 January 2024                9:30 – 16:30

Tuesday 30 January 2024                 9:30 – 16:30

Level 3 Children and Domestic Abuse Multi-agency Training

Update for Level 2 certificate

A one-day workshop aimed to increase the understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on children. Create a greater understanding of the need for multi-agency working to manage safer outcomes.

Thursday 11 January 2024                  9:30 – 16:30

Level 3 New to the role of Designated/Deputy Safeguarding Lead Multi-agency Training

Update for Level 2 certificate

Role of DSL and developing a robust safeguarding culture. Understanding policy, practice and procedures including the Threshold document. To understand your lead role in Early Help Assessment & Outcome Star, Graded Care Profile 2 toolkit, Child Criminal Exploitation risk factor matrix. Updates regarding current and emerging issues including learning from recent local reviews. Understanding of long-term neglect, domestic abuse and the impact this can have on children being neglected. Making a referral. Expectations of a child protection conference. Professional challenge and escalation policy

Thursday 18 January 2024                 9:30 – 16:30


FREE Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma Online Learning

FREE With or Without Words – Listening to the Voice of the Child especially in the very young or non-verbal training

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Training costs – Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board

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