Tag Archive: sacpa

Webinar: Abuse in the home

29th June, 2021 12:00 pm

The impact of abuse in the home, even indirectly, is significant for the young people living in these conditions. Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or background. You can suffer by experiencing domestic abuse indirectly as well as being the direct victim. This webinar will consider how domestic abuse can manifest and the... View Article

Safeguarding international pupils

16th June, 2021 9:30 am

It has always been understood that children who travel great distances from their homes for their education are vulnerable and merit specific thought when developing safeguarding and child protection policies within schools. From a safeguarding perspective, there can be added complications relating to the responsiveness of your local authority in supporting international students, and perhaps even corresponding with an overseas... View Article

Webinar: Safer recruitment – lessons from an independent boarding school

25th May, 2021 1:00 pm

Safer recruitment is an important part of every organisation’s safeguarding commitment and works to ensure that all staff and volunteers involved with your organisation are appropriate to work with children, young people and vulnerable individuals. This webinar will provide the contextual background to why safer recruitment processes are so important and present genuine learning potential from an organisation who have... View Article

Sacpa webinar: Responding to issues of peer-on-peer abuse

18th May, 2021 2:00 pm

Jointly organised with Farrer & Co, this webinar will consider peer-on-peer abuse in the boarding, or residential, environment and how to respond. Peer-on-peer abuse is a major safeguarding concern where support and action is required for all parties involved. The residential environment poses a unique setting where the response needs to be particularly sensitively managed by those supporting.   Audience:... View Article

Learning from the IICSA investigation into residential school settings

28th April, 2021 9:30 am

This one-day event, led jointly by Sacpa and BSA (Boarding Schools’ Association), and in association with independent safeguarding expert, Marcus Erooga, aims to highlight the major themes and key learning points from the residential schools’ investigation as part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). The conference is designed to enable delegates to be proactive in their responses... View Article

Webinar: the rights of children and young people

18th March, 2021 11:00 am

Worldwide, children and young people have rights. In 1989 the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child set out the human rights of every person under 18. The Convention applies to every child, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities and whatever their family background or public beliefs/feelings. This was set out to ensure that all children had the... View Article

Webinar: Getting the language right – gaming and social media

9th March, 2021 2:00 pm

As the lines between online and offline continue to blur, in particular for young people, it is increasingly important that the language, phrases and terminology used online are understood by practitioners working with children and young people. While “sexting” is a word now commonly recognised and used, would you know what had happened if a child told you they had... View Article

DSL Training

8th March, 2021 9:30 am

DSL Training This course is suitable for staff in the role of designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL). The training will enable you to meet statutory responsibilities referenced in Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children. This course is provided by an NSPCC accredited trainer and qualified social work manager of 20... View Article

Webinar: County Lines – understanding risks and preparing for post-lockdown

11th February, 2021 11:00 am

This webinar will introduce delegates to County Lines, the illegal transport of drugs from one area to another, crossing local authority boundaries. County Lines is a term used within the UK to describe where organised crime networks and gangs recruit or coerce children or vulnerable adults into trafficking drugs across boundaries and into different areas. Providing an update on what... View Article

Virtual Conference: abuse online – managing and preventing incidents

22nd January, 2021 9:30 am

Where “going offline” is more of a challenge or detox, the positive and negative impact of online engagement, can have a significant impact on the mental health and development of young people. Abuse, in particular, has proven serious real-life repercussions. Negotiating how best to use the internet and social media to engage young people is also a challenge for professionals... View Article