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eLearning: Safeguarding Training: Basic Awareness Level 1

The Government has defined the term 'safeguarding children' as 'The process of protecting children from abuse or neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully. Safeguarding Awareness Level 1 is suitable for those who have infrequent direct contact with children and young people, and may become aware of possible abuse or neglect.
Course Code: EDU 19/162

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Safeguarding Children: Child Protection Process Level 3 (Windsor and Maidenhead) (Cancelled)

This training session will provide delegates with more information about the processes involved with child protection procedures, including statutory assessment. Under the Children Act 1989, local authorities are required to provide services for children in need for the purposes of safeguarding and promoting their welfare. Local authorities undertake assessments of the needs of individual children to determine which services to provide and what action to take.

This course is multi-agency and designed for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/ or the ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/038

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Safer Recruitment (Multi-agency)

Research, experience and learning from serious case reviews illustrates the importance of strong and effective recruitment and selection procedures that help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children, or who are otherwise unsuited to working with them. If you recruit staff and/or volunteers into the children and young people’s workforce, you should be trained in safer recruitment practices.

Organisations that provide services to children must incorporate these measures into their processes to remain safe, making safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children an integral ...
Course Code: EDU 19/564

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Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility Level 2

The safeguarding of children is the responsibility of everyone who works with children and young people. This safeguarding session is a multi-agency session and is only available to those working in across children's services. If your organisation would like an in-service session delivered in your own setting on level 1 or 2 safeguarding please contact training@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Everyone who works with children has a responsibility for keeping them safe. No single practitioner can have a full picture of a child’s needs and circumstances and, if children and families are to receive ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/181
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Session 1Wednesday 10 June 202009:30 - 13:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Toxic Trio: Impact upon Outcomes for Children (Windsor and Maidenhead)

The term 'Toxic Trio' has been used to describe how the issues of domestic abuse, mental ill-health and substance misuse can negatively impact upon optimal developmental outcomes.

Research studies have shown that the environment in which a child lives is crucial to their health, safety and well-being. A recognition by Ofsted (2010) and many researchers (including Brandon et al 2010, Cleaver et al 2007, 2011 and Stanley et al 2010, 2011) that, whilst parents with single issues such as mental health problems can be effective parents presenting minimal risk of significant harm to their childre ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/140
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Session 1Wednesday 17 June 202009:30 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Safer Caring - Protecting Children & Minimising The Risk of False Allegations (EVENT FULL)

“Child protection is part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. It refers to the activity undertaken to protect children suffering from, or at risk of, significant harm” (Working Together to Safeguard Children, 2018).

Further information on Working Together to Safeguarding Children is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children--2

This one-day course is aimed at staff involved in the fostering task, foster carers and supervising social workers. The course addresses the shift in safer caring practice over the past few years and has been ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/132

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Session 1Tuesday 23 June 202010:00 - 14:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Cultural Perspectives on FGM - Why it happens and what we can do to help end it

This half day training gives professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge around the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The course examines the context of the FGM within culture and what makes individuals partake in the practice.

The session will help professionals become familiar with the challenges individuals face in FGM practicing communities. For those working with these families, it will enable professionals to address the conflict between culture and safeguarding children.

The session is lead by Caroline Sakala who first became aware of FGM over twenty years a ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/156
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Session 1Thursday 25 June 202010:00 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Signs of Safety - 2x Day Foundation Thumbnail

Achieving for Children is implementing Signs of Safety from 19 June 2017. The Signs of Safety model promotes strong relationship building and enables practitioners across different disciplines to work in partnership with children and families to maintain a focus on building safety within the family.

The heart of the Signs of Safety process is an assessment and case planning format that is meaningful for professionals as well as the parents, children and young people being assessed. The Signs of Safety format offers a simple yet rigorous assessment format that the practitioner can use to e ...
Course Code: EDU 20/130
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Session 1Monday 6 July 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 2Tuesday 7 July 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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KRSCP Working with Race, Culture and Belief Systems in the Context of Professional Curiosity Webinar

Professional curiosity is described as thinking beyond a single source of information and considering, holistically, the circumstances of the child and family. It requires asking questions, verifying and checking information, as well as not making assumptions or accepting things at face value.

“While the presence of a potential indicator of neglect does not necessarily mean that a child is being neglected, it will always warrant further investigation. Practitioners must be ‘professionally curious’ to determine further information in the interests of the child. It is essential that professio ...
Course Code: EDU 20/294
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Session 1Thursday 9 July 202009:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Lunch and Learn Session: Serious Case Review (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This is a one hour session on every Friday for all Windsor and Maidenhead AFC Staff to come together, share best practice, and refresh knowledge.

In Achieving for Children we think it is really important that teams and services are able to meet up regularly. What sets this concept apart from other courses is the accessibility and less framed structure of this approach.

The lunch and learn session are important, not just to share a level of expertise but they enable two way, regular communications among employees from different parts of AFC. With practitioner attendance we will be able t ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/263
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Session 1Wednesday 15 July 202012:00 - 13:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone F Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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