Who is the training for?

Leaders, managers and those with strategic responsibilities who can play a role in structuring and creating a safe professional environment for their organisations.

Why is it useful?

Safeguarding and protecting people from harm should be a priority for all organisations. Our specialist training is tailored to the challenges, opportunities and changing landscape of safeguarding practice in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

“I liked the way you integrated case studies and procedures from our local area. You also signposted us to local support so we know where to go for relevant information.”

HEALTH VISITOR

“The training was fantastic. It is one of the best training sessions that I have attended. It was very informative and relates directly to my area of work.”

SOCIAL WORKER

“Best course I’ve been on for a long time… the chance to ask challenging questions and learn from your experience was unmatched in any other training I’ve attended.”

HEAD TEACHER

“I messaged my DSL halfway through the training to say how we needed to get this information across to our kids and our staff. I have learnt so much!! Thank you!”

HEAD TEACHER

“The takeaways were the most valuable, particularly tips on how to speak to a young person about online harms.”

SAFEGUARDING CO-ORDINATOR MASH TEAM

“Multi-agency discussions of scenarios were really interesting – there’s still a lot of misunderstandings amongst professionals. It was useful to dispel some myths.”

SAFEGUARDING PARTNERSHIP MANAGER

Courses can be accessed virtually via Zoom , through our iAcademy platform (coming soon) and via face-to-face training (currently on hold until 2021) . For group bookings or to discuss a training session bespoke to you, please contact us on +44 (0) 28 90 232 060 or through the booking form below.

COVID-19 ‘Wave Two’ Readiness
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available 2021

Duration: 2 hours
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This course identifies a range of approaches to partnership oversight and contingency planning.

It includes lessons emerging from the COVID-19 experience that Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships could apply in the case of a reoccurrence.

The focus includes capturing emerging safeguarding trends and themes, the health and wellbeing of the workforce, virtual engagement and interagency alignment and support.

Safeguarding Policy, Audit & Self Assessment Development
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Duration: 2 Hours
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This course considers the key elements required in a good safeguarding children policy, the importance of law / regulation, good practice and organisational context. It also provides an overview of the key elements required to deliver quality safeguarding audits or self assessments.

An Introduction to Digital Collateral
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Duration: 45 minutes
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Our digital collateral training provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media. Delegates will explore what digital collateral is and consider scenarios inspired by real safeguarding incidents. This training provides an insight into how self generated or perpetrator captured images form a thread that can be used to coercively control and manipulate young people. Furthermore it provides tips on what to look for, what to do when you are faced with an incident and a breakdown of potential reporting and support pathways.

An Introduction to Social Media 101
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Duration: 45 minutes
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Professionals and parents tell us that they struggle to keep up with the evolving trends of social media platforms. There is a need now, more than ever to understand these platforms, as young people spend an increasing amount of time online.

This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of social media in the context of young lives, evolving risk and safeguarding practice. Participants gain an in-depth and practical understanding of the core functions of popular platforms and their associated risks.

Safeguarding Within the Third Sector & Specialist Organisations
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Duration: 90 minutes
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Develop your knowledge of the safeguarding challenges within the third sector and how best to respond to these. Using evidence from our contemporary reviews involving third sector organisations, participants will learn about best practice and the effective strategies you can deploy to mitigate risk, including those arising from online harms.

Safer Recruitment
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Available 2021

Duration: 90 minutes
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Specialist advice and guidance on recruitment policies and vetting procedures will improve the protection of vulnerable people in your organisation. Expert advice and guidance on individual cases can also be provided in confidence.

Crisis Management & Emergency Planning
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Duration: 90 minutes
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Learn the skills and knowledge for strategic level crisis management and multi-agency emergency planning in response to a major incident involving your organisation.

Leadership & Management in the Context of Safeguarding
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Duration: 90 minutes
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New or existing managers can learn the fundamental skills to lead and develop their teams, delivering improved practice in the context of safeguarding.

We are proud to be an Approved Centre with the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM)

As an Approved Centre with ILM we offer specialist qualifications in leadership and management, helping organisations gain the best leadership skills possible through trusted, quality assured training.

Our CPD Training enables you to develop the skills and knowledge to further you profession.

Many of our courses carry Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation, providing you reassurance that the training meets a widely recognised benchmark.

We have a partnership with Zurich Municipal, a leading provider of insurance to UK public services.

If your local authority, school or charity are insured by Zurich Municipal you are entitled to FREE safeguarding Apps and discounts on training courses and safeguarding reviews. Call +44 (0) 2890 232 060 to check if you qualify.

For enquiries and bespoke bookings, please complete the form below.