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Safeguarding and mental health risk assessment

19 March @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Course outline:

Mental health continues to be a top safeguarding concern for practitioners, children, young people and their families alike.  This webinar aims to look at key areas of managing mental health in house with a particular focus on mental health risk assessment and review.

Unable to attend? A post webinar recording will be available for purchase.

Training topics will include:

  • Current challenges in managing mental health
  • When does mental health become a safeguarding issue
  • Mental health risk assessment
  • Thresholds for mental health support and access to specialist services
  • When to escalate or conduct an incident review.

Learning outcomes:

  • Ensure they are up to date with the latest challenges in managing mental health
  • Feel more confident about when mental health becomes a safeguarding issue
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of conducting a mental health risk assessment
  • Identify when escalation and incident review should take place.

Audience: Suitable for mental health leads, counsellors and CBT practitioners, safeguarding and welfare staff and leads, pastoral support and chaplaincy staff including governance staff with a responsibility for oversight and scrutiny of mental health and safeguarding.

Platform: Zoom (online) – webinar


  • SACPA Member Rate: £65
  • SACPA Additional Full Member Fee: £30
  • Non-member Rate: £130*


*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Sacpa CPD and events, please click here.

Phill Beisty, Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

Phill is a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor in private practise with previous experience of being a safeguarding lead for a corporate mental health company, currently working from his private practise just off Harley Street in London.

Phill ‘s background as a therapist includes working with vulnerable children within maintained and independent special schools and specialist units schools.  Managing and delivering therapy services to a wide range of students with needs ranging from complex trauma and neurodiverse conditions involving leadership in safeguarding in the context of complex safeguarding and multi-agency arrangements.

Phill has a passion and strong belief that all children and young people should have the best start in life, and that they can access the appropriate therapy and safeguarding services to ensure this can happen


19 March
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association
+44 (0)207 798 1585
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