Tag Archive: safeguarding

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

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

Webinar: Scrutinising your safeguarding policies, procedures – conducting an organisational safeguarding risk assessment

15th March, 2022 1:30 pm

Course outline: This webinar will consider some of the key principles around developing and reviewing safeguarding policies and procedures in organisations, and how to relate these to relevant guidance and legislation.  There will also be consideration of how to conduct and record a safeguarding risk assessment appropriate to the circumstances within the setting   Training topics will include: Evaluating safeguarding... View Article

Certificate: DSL training

10th March, 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

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