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Safeguarding Audit for Compliance and Risk Management

25 October @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Course outline:

A robust programme of audit and review is essential for the ongoing development of safeguarding practice and informs safeguarding learning in safer organisations.

This webinar focuses on a range of audit activity aimed to test compliance and safeguarding risk management activity.

Training topics will include:

  • Why audit for compliance and risk management assurance?
  • Identifying outcomes and scoping a programme of audit
  • Ethics, and communications
  • The involvement of governors, trustees and board members in audit activity
  • Reporting and dissemination decisions
  • What’s next?

Learning outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of approaches to audit for compliance assurance
  • Develop measures to identify areas for development in safeguarding risk management
  • Identify who should be operationally and strategically involved in audit activity
  • Consider the ethics, communications and dissemination decisions
  • Develop clear pathways for learning improvement activity post-audit.


Audience: Safeguarding leads and deputies, Behaviour and attendance leads, Senior leaders, Governors, trustees, board members, Compliance Officers

SACPA offer safeguarding audit, health-checks and risk management assurance on a consultancy basis.

For more information or to enquire about SACPA consultancy including face-to-face tailored training packages, review, audit, health check projects contact to request a short scoping meeting about your needs.

Platform: Zoom (online) – Webinar


  • SACPA Member Rate: £90
  • SACPA Additional Full Member Fee: £45
  • Non-member Rate: £180*


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


Claire Dan, Director of Safeguarding and Director, Sacpa

Claire is Director of Safeguarding and Director, Sacpa and leads on the provision of safeguarding advice and support to members and the development and delivery of CPD and safeguarding consultancy services. Claire is a safeguarding specialist and leader with a background in education welfare, youth justice, and early help contexts which have involved a strong focus on diverse and collaborative partnerships, professional development and supervision of front-line safeguarding colleagues, and leading multi-disciplinary teams and projects. Between 2006 and 2013 Claire was involved with Luton Safeguarding Children Board as a lead multi-agency safeguarding trainer, developing and delivering single and multi-agency safeguarding training, and since 2013 has delivered pieces of bespoke consultancy work, and providing a range of safeguarding consultancy on a freelance basis.


25 October
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Event Category:


The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association
+44 (0)207 798 1585
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Virtual – Zoom
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