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Training: Safeguarding standards for working with children in international settings

17th November 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Course outline

This course will look at some of the key principles related to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and will invite participants to consider how to apply these core expectations within their own environments and in accordance with the applicable laws and guidance.


Training topics will include:

  • Legal frameworks
  • Signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Specific forms of abuse including:
    • Child Sexual Exploitation and child Criminal Exploitation
    • Grooming (including online)
    • Peer on peer abuse
  • Principles for the safer recruitment of staff
  • Identifying, recording and reporting abuse.


Learning outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge of how to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • Improve awareness of signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Promote understanding of specific forms of abuse
  • Know what to do and how to report and record any concerns.



  • All practitioners working with children, young people, DSL/DSO, DDSL, Safeguarding Manager/Lead in international settings.



  • Member rate: £100
  • Non-member rate: £200*
*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Sacpa CPD and events, please click here.


Speaker: Robin Watts, Child Protection and Safeguarding consultant
A former detective with the Metropolitan Police, Robin specialised as a child abuse investigator and worked as a trainer/instructor/consultant, training Police and Social Workers how to investigate Child Abuse from initial referral to a conclusion. He trains police officers, social workers and education professionals in the Child Abuse field, and specialises in the interviewing of children, and the assessment and investigative approach and safer recruitment training both in UK and internationally.

Robin is a worldwide specialist in delivering child abuse awareness training to schools, charities and volunteers and training the designated people in organisations in an advanced level of child protection. He has delivered training to and consulted with in excess of 1,000 schools in the UK and all over the world. He has delivered safeguarding training, and assisted in the child protection procedures, policies, and practices. He also helps schools to get ready for the Ofsted inspection process and, to date, all schools he has worked with have achieved ‘Outstanding’ in the safeguarding arena.



Speaker: Dale Wilkins, Director of Safeguarding, Sacpa
Dale Wilkins spent 31 years working in schools, mainly in residential education, of which eleven years were as safeguarding lead. He has also had safeguarding responsibilities in youth group, sports and church settings, was a multi-agency safeguarding trainer for Dudley Safeguarding Children Board and has completed an extensive “Train the Trainer” course with NSPCC.

Please tick if you would like to sign up additional delegates
If yes, please select membership type. If you are not a Sacpa member, please note that we will require payment to complete your booking for this event beforehand. The non-member rate for this event is £200.


17th November 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Virtual – Zoom
United Kingdom


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