Tag Archive: safeguarding

Certificate: DSL training

7th July, 2022 10:00 am

Course outline This training has been prepared for practitioners in the role of DSL, DSO, Safeguarding Manager to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required to fulfil their roles and responsibilities with integrity and to a high standard. The day will ensure that practitioners are aware of the relevant statutory requirements, the latest safeguarding concerns, and responding to concerns, making... View Article

Training: Ensuring best practice in safeguarding interventions

24th June, 2022 11:00 am

Course outline In safeguarding and child protection, the provision of specific help or support to address a concern is commonly referred to as an intervention. Early intervention, or early help, is frequently referred to when a family or child needs support and is the recommended action rather than waiting for a situation to escalate. Timely support can be increasingly preventative... View Article

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

Webinar: Understanding ‘reasonable adjustment’ and ‘defensible decisions’

26th May, 2022 9:30 am

Course outline The emphasis on the need for awareness of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in safeguarding guidance continues to grow. It is critical to avoid unlawful discrimination and to discharge the duty to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 as well as understand evolving government guidance on best practice in supporting children with SEND. Does your... View Article

Overhaul of children’s social care in England urgent and unavoidable, review finds

23rd May, 2022 8:49 am

Root-and-branch review calls for five-year, £2.6bn programme to reform a system that is under ‘extreme stress’ An urgent multibillion-pound overhaul of children’s social care in England is needed to transform the life chances of thousands of vulnerable young people and reform a system that is spiralling out of control, a government-commissioned review has concluded. The author of the report, Josh... 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