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SSCB – Safeguarding Training Courses May to June 2024

Date: Monday, 29th Apr 2024 | Category: General

Overview of safeguarding training

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

Level 2 Multi-agency Training – Level 2 multi-agency training is mandatory for safeguarding leads and designed for any job role that includes or potentially includes contributing to assessing, planning, intervening, and evaluating the needs of a child or contributing to assessing, planning, intervening, and 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.  Pre-requisite Level 1.

Level 3 Multi-agency Training – These courses offer greater insight on specific topics and can provide the refresher or update required every two years.

FREE Learning from Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews – Child I

To deliver the most up to date learning, actions, and impact against this CSPR, we have invited Lead Reviewer Allison Sandiford to speak on the background, process and learning within her report and how this developed through the review to the recommendations. To accompany Allison, we also welcome Review Team members on behalf of their agencies to deliver what has changed as a result of this review against the learning identified

Monday 1 July 2024                                                       9:30 – 12:30

FREE Lunch & Learn – Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Children & Young People that we can support. Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) referral pathways. Strategy Meetings. Difference between Child Protection and Child Sexual Assault medicals. Forensic timeframes. Learning from incidents. About the examinations. Onward referrals and care

Friday 28 June 2024                                                       12:30 – 13:30

FREE – Early Help Assessment Training
The programme is aimed to increase your understanding of Early Help. To be able to complete the Outcome Star collaboratively with families/Parents/carers. To use the Outcome Star for effective gathering of Family information to inform the Early Help Assessment. To understand the Journey of Change. Using the Outcome Star to support Action Planning. To revisit the Threshold framework

Thursday 13 June 2024                                                   9:30 – 16:30

Wednesday 17 July 2024                                                9:30 – 16:30

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?

Dates coming soon.

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.

Tuesday 25 June 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 11 June 2024                                                       9:30 13:00

Level 1 Core slides for Nov 23 – Aug 24 £100

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.

Wednesday 15 May 2024                                                  9:30 – 16:30

Thursday 23 May 2024                                                      9:30 – 16:30

Tuesday 04 June 2024                                                      9:30 – 16:30

Friday 07 June 2024                                                          9:30 – 16:30

Thursday 20 June 2024                                                     9:30 – 16:30

Wednesday 26 June 2024                                                 9:30 – 16:30

Saturday 13 July 2024                                                       9:30 – 16:30

Level 3 Learning from Child Safeguarding Practice Review Multi Agency Training

Update for Level 2 certificate
To have the time to stop & reflect, to understand the history of reviews and their links to the legislation, to consider the learning from national/ local reviews, to become familiar with the CSPR processes and what this means for you! To apply learning to current caseload and future practice particularly in relation to analysis & decision making.

Tuesday 14 May 2024                                                         9:30 – 15:30

Thursday 06 June 2024                                                     9:30 – 15:30

Friday 12 July 2024                                                             9:30 – 15:30

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.

Wednesday 19 June 2024                                               9:30 – 16:30

Level 3 E Safety and Dark Net Multi-agency Training

Update for Level 2 certificate
Have an awareness of the risk factors associated with internet use, mobile phones and the Darknet. Understand the types of technologies which are available to harm and abuse children and young people. Have an increased understanding of technological communications: e.g., MSN, SMS, blogging, chat rooms, peer to peer. Definition of the Dark Web, Deep Web and Open Web. How the Dark Web can be accessed – What is TOR**. The reasons why a young person might want to access the Dark Web. What to do if a young person has accessed the Dark Web. Have an awareness of behaviours used by perpetrators on the internet to target, groom and abuse. Have an awareness of safety and educational strategies aimed at minimising risk. Understand how children and young people can protect themselves. Understand when to make a referral and to whom.

Tuesday 2 July 2024                                                          9:30 – 12:30

Level 3 Child Sexual Abuse Multi-agency Training

Dates coming soon.

Managing Allegations of Abuse Made Against a Person Who Works with Children – Lite Bites
To understand what meets the threshold for LADO and enable managers to make appropriate, timely and effective referrals to the LADO Service in Staffordshire. Participants will understand how to discharge their duties in dealing with allegations or concerns about adults who are working in a position of trust with children.

Thursday 20 June 2024                                                     10:00 – 11:30

E-learning & resources

FREE Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma Online Learning

FREE With or Without Words – Listening to the Voice of the Child

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