KRSCP: Harmful Sexual Behaviours: An Introduction

‘Children and young people typically display a range of sexualised behaviours as they grow up. However some may display problematic or abusive sexualised behaviour. This is harmful to the children who display it as well as the people it's directed towards.

Everyone who works or volunteers with children should be able to distinguish developmentally typical sexual behaviour from sexual behaviours that are problematic or harmful. This will help you respond appropriately and provide children and young people with the right protection and support. (NSPCC, 2021)

Many expressions of sexual beha ...
Course Code: EDU 22/254
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Session 1Tuesday 7 June 202209:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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What's new in Child Development - informing excellence when working with children & young people?

Research in the field of child development is one of the most exciting and flourishing areas currently being carried out. There have been many important findings that have relevance to practitioners working directly with children & families. This is an important area, constantly uncovering new data which often contradicts previously held theories underpinning child development.

This new course interprets how some of the latest areas of discovery can be incorporated into direct work with children 0-19 & families to support evidence informed practice.
Course Code: EDU 21/645
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Session 1Tuesday 7 June 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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AfC Induction: Meet & Greet Event (AfC Colleagues) (Kingston and Richmond)

AfC is passionate about the services that we deliver and the colleagues that we employ to deliver those services. We are very pleased to welcome all new colleagues into the organisation and hope that you will have a long and fulfilling career with us.

Starting a new job in a new organisation is a daunting and sometimes a difficult task. We believe all new starters join AfC with a unique perspective and experience which we would like to hear and learn from. This session is an opportunity to meet with a senior leader in AfC to celebrate completing your probation. During the session, you will ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1136
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Session 1Wednesday 8 June 202210:30 - 11:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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First Aid at Work 3-day

The 3 day First Aid at Work course is designed to provide delegates with greater in depth knowledge of life saving techniques and first aid skills, ensuring the safety of individuals across low and high risk environments. This course is mapped to the requirements on First Aid put forward by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive).

This course is for individuals who want to receive a thorough level or training and are often the site or premises designated first aider.

Successful delegates receive an accredited certificate which is valid for 3 years. Students are then recommended to maintain ...
Course Code: EY 21/036
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Session 1Wednesday 8 June 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Thursday 9 June 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 3Friday 10 June 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Managers Briefing: Getting to grips with the new recruitment system

Achieving for Children (AfC) are currently in the process of making key changes to our HR services, these changes will take effect from 10 September 2021.

We are working with a new recruitment system: Hireserve. This will enable managers to coordinate the recruitment process more smoothly and efficiently.

This briefing is designed for hiring managers. It will take you through the life cycle of recruitment, exploring all the stages required whilst ensuring managers are confident of their roles.

These sessions will be delivered virtually, joining instructions will be emailed to conf ...
Course Code: EDU 22/310
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Session 1Wednesday 8 June 202210:00 - 12:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Signs of Safety - Mock Child Protection Conference

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 has implemented 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 has changed to embrace the ethos of Signs of Safety. These Mo ...
Course Code: EDU 22/214
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Session 1Wednesday 8 June 202209:30 - 12:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Bouncing Back: Supporting Resilience in Practitioners

Resilience is the ability to manage stress, to cope positively and keep going through tough times, to bounce back from adversity and achieve despite challenging conditions. It is a set of skills that are very much needed in the workplace and more generally in the 21st century, where uncertainty and impermanence have come to define so much in our lives. Being resilient is also positively associated with happiness.

This training day is intended to help practitioners to develop and sustain their own resilience. The day will include a mixture of presentations of theory and concepts and self-ref ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/148
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Session 1Thursday 9 June 202209:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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KRSCP Safeguarding Children: Child Protection Process Level 3 (EVENT FULL)

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: EDU 22/160

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Session 1Thursday 9 June 202209:30 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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KRSCP: Cultural Awareness & Cultural Competency (Cancelled)

This bitesize session will explore culture, cultural differences and cultural competency and its relevance for providing effective safeguarding services to all children and their families.

Culture can describe beliefs, behaviours and traits of an ethnic, social or age demographic. The cultural background of any individual will impact how they interact with others.

A number of recent Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) have highlighted that professionals working with families may benefit from being upskilled in their knowledge and understanding of working with families from different cultural bac ...
Course Code: EDU 22/350
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Session 1Thursday 9 June 202210:00 - 11:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Safer Recruitment (Multi-agency) (EVENT FULL)

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 21/1106

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Session 1Thursday 9 June 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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