Tag Archive: child protection

Certificate: Safer recruitment training

21st June, 2022 10:00 am

Course outline This course is suitable for staff in the role of designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL) as well as members of management teams with recruitment responsibilities, including HR and Governors/Trustees. The training will enable you to meet your local statutory responsibilities related to safe recruitment, including Keeping Children Safe in England and Working together... View Article

Sacpa seminar: Learning from Serious Case Reviews: influencing our practice

17th June, 2022 9:30 am

Date: June 17, 2022 Time: 09:30 – 11:30 Venue: Zoom (online) Audience: Safeguarding leaders Designated and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads Operational safeguarding roles and aspiring safeguarding leaders who wish to develop their safeguarding leadership knowledge and skills Chairs of Governors, Trustees, Safeguarding Governors and Trustees Organisational and School Headteachers.   Course outline: Lessons from Serious Case Reviews and Rapid Reviews... View Article

Record 420,000 children a month in England treated for mental health problems

23rd May, 2022 7:58 am

Experts say many others are denied help, and ‘relentless’ rise in demand could overwhelm NHS More than 400,000 children and young people a month are being treated for mental health problems – the highest number on record – prompting warnings of an unprecedented crisis in the wellbeing of under-18s. Experts say Covid-19 has seriously exacerbated problems such as anxiety, depression... View Article

Plea for equality law to protect children in care

23rd May, 2022 7:50 am

Children in care should receive protection under the Equality Act in the same way as race and sexuality to tackle the stigma and discrimination they face in life, a landmark review recommends. The once-in-a-generation children’s social care review, published today, calls on the UK to be the first in the world to make care experience a protected characteristic, and to... View Article

Webinar: Adolescent development and risk-taking behaviours

16th May, 2022 2:00 pm

Course outline This webinar, delivered by YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health, will consider risk taking behaviours in adolescents, including why they take risks, and what forms these risk taking behaviours can take. This webinar is suitable for anyone who works with children and young people and will increase understanding of teenage development... View Article

Training: Safeguarding for professional practitioners

27th April, 2022 1:00 pm

Course outline This training is a vital safeguarding refresher for those working with children but who are not themselves the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Sacpa Director of Safeguarding, Dale Wilkins, formerly a Local Authority Safeguarding Trainer, will take delegates through the legal framework, update knowledge of definitions, signs and symptoms of abuse, consider specific safeguarding issues such as Child Sexual Exploitation,... View Article

Certificate: Safer recruitment training

11th February, 2022 10:00 am

Course outline This course is suitable for staff in the role of designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL) as well as members of management teams with recruitment responsibilities, including HR and Governors/Trustees. The training will enable you to meet your local statutory responsibilities related to safe recruitment, including Keeping Children Safe in England and Working together... View Article

Scottish hospitals struggle to handle lockdown surge in mentally ill children

19th January, 2022 1:42 pm

Mentally ill children face being sent to England for treatment as Scottish hospitals are struggling to cope with a surge in disorders such as anorexia and self-harm that emerged during lockdown. Dr Mairi Stark, a paediatrician at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh, said every mental health bed in Scotland was full at the weekend. Distressed... View Article

Training: Safeguarding for professional practitioners

12th January, 2022 9:00 am

  Course outline This safeguarding training is vital for those working with children but who are not themselves the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Sacpa Director of Safeguarding, Dale Wilkins, formerly a Local Authority Safeguarding Trainer, will take delegates through the legal framework, update knowledge of definitions, signs and symptoms of abuse, consider specific safeguarding issues such as Child Sexual Exploitation, County... View Article