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Zoom Webinar Date: 19th January 2021 Time: 9.30am Duration: 45 minutes Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
Professionals and parents tell us that they struggle to keep up with the evolving trends of social media platforms. There is a need now, more than ever to understand these platforms, as young people spend an increasing amount of time online. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of social media in the context of young lives, evolving risk and safeguarding practice. Delegates gain an in-depth understanding of the core functions of popular platforms and their associated risks.
An Introduction to Appropriate Use of Social Media
Zoom Webinar Date: 21st January 2021 Time: 10.00am Duration: 45 minutesCost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
Learn about best practice in respect of online communication. This includes how to protect both your organisation and your own professional reputation, as well as how to develop and maintain appropriate boundaries with young people, service users and their carers.
Zoom Webinar Date: 2nd February 2021 Time: 10.00 am Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
The online world can provide many benefits for children and young people, but the complexity of this environment presents several challenges.
This training will provide an introduction to the online world, an overview of the basic functions on the most popular social media platforms and how children use them. It will also explain the necessary steps you can take to help keep children safe online.
Zoom Webinar Date: 3rd February 2021 Time: 3.30pm Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This course considers the key elements required in a good safeguarding children policy, the importance of law / regulation, good practice and organisational context. It also provides an overview of the key elements required to deliver quality safeguarding audits or self assessments.
(Safer Social Networking Activity Pack)
Zoom Webinar Date: 4th February 2021 Time: 3.00 pm Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This session is an interactive learning experience which provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media. You will have the opportunity to be a ‘digital detective’ and learn how to identify potential risks faced by young people online. You will also learn how you can respond and what actions you can take to keep young people safer online.
Zoom Webinar Date: 9th February 2020 Time: 10.00am Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This training provides a detailed summary of the key functions on social media and gaming platforms.
Your understanding of the critical issues children face online will be supported by evidence-based strategies on how to talk to children about online safety. You will also be able to identity and signpost to key reporting pathways for online harms.
Develop a detailed understanding of the indicators and risk factors for children and young people who are missing, exploited and trafficked. Learn about the importance of ‘safeguarding first’, context and professional curiosity in practice.
*The course runs from 9.00 am – 10.00 am and resumes at 10.15 am – 11.15 am.
Zoom Webinar Date: 23rd February 2021 Time: 9.30am Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This training will further enhance your skill set by providing an understanding of how to identify hidden risks to children online.
You will explore how children may be approached online, and the tactics used to exploit them. You will gain an understanding of the key pieces of legislation concerned with online harms and how to access the right support in a crisis.
Zoom Webinar Date: 16th March 2021 Time: 9.30am Duration: 1 hour Cost:Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This advanced course is aimed at professionals with safeguarding responsibilities, such as managers, Designated Safeguarding Professionals and their deputies. Develop your knowledge of the legal framework and established safeguarding processes, alongside the practical skills to handle disclosures, manage referrals, train staff, and effectively work with other agencies.
Zoom Webinar Date: 23rd March 2021 Time: 9.30am Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This advanced course provides an insight into offending behaviour and in particular how predators use positions of trust to facilitate sexual abuse of children. Insights from perpetrator interviews are used to help you learn about the tactics they employ to infiltrate vulnerable groups and the behaviours and defences they adopt when suspected or caught.
Zoom Webinar Date: 25th March 2021 Time: 3.30pm Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
Our digital collateral training provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media. Delegates will explore what digital collateral is and consider scenarios inspired by real safeguarding incidents.
This training provides an insight into how self-generated or perpetrator captured images form a thread that can be used to coercively control and manipulate young people.
Furthermore, it provides tips on what to look for, what to do when you are faced with an incident and a breakdown of potential reporting and support pathways.
This course is informed by our experience in carrying out national reviews of organisations and the lessons learned from them. It covers the duties and responsibilities of Charitable trustees, from ensuring SIRs are appropriately considered and Charity Commission guidelines complied with, to building and monitoring trustee skill sets. It also covers approaches to systematically assessing and testing organisational safeguarding compliance.
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Date: TBC Time: TBC Duration: 2 hours Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools
This course identifies a range of approaches to partnership oversight and contingency planning. It includes lessons emerging from the COVID-19 experience that Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships could apply in the case of a reoccurrence. The focus includes capturing emerging safeguarding trends and themes, the health and wellbeing of the workforce, virtual engagement and interagency alignment and support.
Coaching & Mentoring
for Safeguarding Professionals