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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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Achieving for Children is implementing Signs of Safety from 19th 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.

These briefings are an introduction to Signs of Safety and will give staff and partners an opportunity to hear about Achieving for Children’s intended implementation plan, as we set off on our journey to roll out Signs of Safety over the next couple of years. The briefing sessions will be led ...
Course Code: EDU 19/275
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Session 1Wednesday 21 August 201910:30 - 11:45Maidenhead Town Hall - Council Chambers, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Introduction to Domestic Abuse (Windsor and Maidenhead)

‘Domestic abuse is any type of controlling, bullying, threatening or violent behaviour between people in a relationship. But it isn’t just physical violence – domestic abuse includes emotional, physical, sexual, financial or psychological abuse. Abusive behaviour can occur in any relationship. It can continue even after the relationship has ended. Both men and women can be abused or abusers.’ (NSPCC, 2018)

The Office for National Statistics Crime Survey for England and Wales has estimated that 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 years experienced domestic abuse during April 2016 to March 2017. ...
Course Code: EDU 19/125
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Session 1Tuesday 17 September 201909:30 - 16:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Workshop to Raise Awareness of PREVENT (Windsor and Maidenhead)

The Prevent strategy, published by the Government in 2011, is part of our overall counter-terrorism strategy. The aim of the Prevent strategy is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism by stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism' (Department of Education, 2015). To comply with the duty everyone working with children and young people should be able to demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the risk of radicalisation in their workplace. The risk will vary greatly and most likely will be low locally, however this may and can change rapidly; no organisation is risk ...
Course Code: EDU 19/163
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Session 1Monday 23 September 201919:00 - 21:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Managing Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers

All agencies that provide services for children, provide staff or volunteers to work with, or care for children are required to have a procedure in place for managing and reporting allegations against staff, which is consistent with statutory guidance published by HM Government (updated guidance: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2019).

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) role is to oversee the management of allegations, not only in terms of protecting children, but also ensuring that staff who are the subject of an allegation are treated fairly and that the response and sub ...
Course Code: EDU 19/510
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Session 1Tuesday 24 September 201915:30 - 18:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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LSCP Working with Difficult, Evasive & Challenging Families

Both national and local serious case reviews and lessons learnt reviews have highlighted situations where professionals have delayed or avoided safeguarding interventions because of challenging, difficult or evasive behaviour by parents or carers.

The Serious Case Review into the death of Daniel Pelka (2013) challenged workers to ‘think the unthinkable’ and to ‘believe and act upon what they saw in front of them, rather than accept parental versions of what was happening at home without robust challenge’. However difficult and challenging behaviour by parents & carers, by its very nature, m ...
Course Code: EDU 19/654
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Session 1Wednesday 25 September 201909:30 - 13:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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The Signs of Safety model is a tool intended to help practitioners with risk assessment and safety planning in child protection cases. Created by Andrew Turnell and Steve Edwards in Western Australia during the 1990s, Signs of Safety is now used in at least 12 different countries across Australasia, North America and Europe.

AfC will be implementing Signs of Safety across the entire workforce and through the child's journey from the Single Point of Access through to adoption. The way in which Child Protection Conferences are conducted will change to embrace the ethos of Signs of Safety. Th ...
Course Code: EDU 18/842
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Session 1Wednesday 25 September 201909:30 - 12:15Guildhall - Room 46, High Street, KT1 1EU
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MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) and DASH (Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment and Honour Based Abuse) (Windsor and Maidenhead)

MARAC and DASH is an interactive full day’s multi agency training course.

This training course will equip front line practitioners, managers and specialist staff to recognise and respond to adults at risk of domestic abuse, stalking, harassment and honour based abuse.

It will give an understanding of risk factors associated with domestic abuse, risk identification, assessment and management, including the MARAC process.

1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be affected by domestic abuse in their lifetime. (Office for National Statistics, 2016)

In 2017/18 there were 2,429 incidents ...
Course Code: EDU 19/122
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Session 1Thursday 26 September 201910:00 - 16:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Safeguarding Children: Child Protection Process Level 3 - Refresher (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This course is for staff who have previously completed Level 2 and Level 3 safeguarding courses and are required to refresh their knowledge and skills. This training session will refresh understanding delegates about the processes involved with child protection procedures, including statutory assessment.

It is expected that all those who work predominantly with children, young people and/or carers who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. As a consequence practitioners ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/171
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Session 1Friday 27 September 201909:30 - 12:30Maidenhead Project Centre, Maidenhead Project Centre, SL6 8BY
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Achieving for Children is implementing Signs of Safety from 19th 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.

These briefings are an introduction to Signs of Safety and will give staff and partners an opportunity to hear about Achieving for Children’s intended implementation plan, as we set off on our journey to roll out Signs of Safety over the next couple of years. The briefing sessions will be led ...
Course Code: EDU 19/737
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Session 1Friday 27 September 201910:30 - 11:45King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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