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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.

Please note that this course is fully funded for governin ...
Course Code: EDU 19/162

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Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Basic Awareness of Boys

The key findings from recent serious case reviews involving children who have been exploited is the necessity for a multi-agency response to addressing the issue of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in communities, boroughs and nationwide. Local authorities, the metropolitan police and other agencies in Windsor and Maidenhead are working in partnership to identify children and boys at risk of CSE.

According to research carried out by UCL Security and Crime Science (UCL Engineering) , A young man is highly unlikely to disclose to a professional that they are at risk of or experiencing CSE. The ...
Course Code: EDU 20/981

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Family Network Meetings (R&A)

At AfC we have recently introduced the use of family network meetings into our Practice Standards and we want to develop our practitioners to gain more understanding and build confidence in the use of network meetings to support children and young people safety and wellbeing.

Family network meetings are a key aspect of safety planning used in Signs of Safety. You will have heard of the traditional African saying ‘It takes a village to raise a child’. A child who is connected to many people who care for them will almost always have a better life experience and be safer than an isolated child ...
Course Code: EDU 21/237

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Engaging Perpetrators Level 2 (EVENT FULL)

When someone is suspected of being violent towards their family, the onus often falls on the victim to keep the children safe. The Engaging Perpetrators Level 2 training turns the attention back to the direct cause of the problem, by helping frontline child protection professionals to engage with perpetrators, to make brief, safety-focussed interventions and motivate them towards seeking more in-depth help.

The training is designed for frontline professionals who have already attended the domestic abuse awareness training and have general knowledge on best practice of responding to victim ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/021

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Session 1Wednesday 3 March 202113:00 - 16:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Safer Caring - Protecting Children & Minimising The Risk of False Allegations

“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 20/054
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Session 1Wednesday 3 March 202110:00 - 14:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Signs of Safety - 2x Day Foundation (EVENT FULL) 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 20/132

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Session 1Thursday 4 March 202109:30 - 16:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Friday 5 March 202109:30 - 16:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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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 20/681
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Session 1Monday 8 March 202109:00 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Monday 15 March 202109:00 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to Domestic Abuse (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This training is an awareness level course and will equip front line practitioners, managers and specialist staff to be alert to the issues of domestic abuse, be aware of our local responses and where to go to for help.

The course is suitable for all those working within RBWM and who have day to day contact with members of the general public. The training is suitable for those working with both adults and children at all levels.

According to the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) year ending March 2020, an estimated 7.3% of women (1.6 million) and 3.6% of men (757,000) experience ...
Course Code: EDU 20/238
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Session 1Tuesday 9 March 202109:30 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Family Network Meetings (FYRS)

At AfC we have recently introduced the use of family network meetings into our Practice Standards and we want to develop our practitioners to gain more understanding and build confidence in the use of network meetings to support children and young people safety and wellbeing.

Family network meetings are a key aspect of safety planning used in Signs of Safety. You will have heard of the traditional African saying ‘It takes a village to raise a child’. A child who is connected to many people who care for them will almost always have a better life experience and be safer than an isolated child ...
Course Code: EDU 20/1104
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Session 1Wednesday 10 March 202110:00 - 12:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Supervision Skills: Making the Most of Supervision

‘It is as though the confluence of the search for certainty in detecting and eradicating abuse and neglect, combined with the belief (and management oversight) that following rules will further reduce the risk of missing a case, has replaced the space of reflection on professional judgement which actually protect children and young people’ (Munro Review of Child, 2010).

Supervision is an essential element of Social Care; effective supervision is linked to improved outcomes for service users. This course is designed for frontline staff working with children, young people and families. It wil ...
Course Code: EDU 20/525
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Session 1Wednesday 10 March 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Wednesday 17 March 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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