Deputy Head Teacher, Mike Jamieson shares his thoughts on our SSNAP Workshop.

Director of Safeguarding, Sarah Bloomer on her experience as a delegate on our courses.

Family Support Worker, Rachel, shares her feedback on our ‘Youth Produced Sexual Imagery’ course.

Courses can be accessed virtually via Zoom , through our iAcademy platform (coming soon) and via face-to-face training (currently on hold until 2021) . For group bookings or to discuss a training session bespoke to you, please contact us on +44 (0) 28 96 00 5777 or through the booking form below.

Safeguarding Level 1 Refresher

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Zoom Webinar
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Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

An introduction to safeguarding that will enhance your knowledge of statutory and non-statutory guidance and place its practical application in the context of contemporary case studies.

Learn how to recognise abuse, make a referral, share information and escalate concerns.

Safeguarding Level 3 Refresher

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Zoom Webinar
Date:
6th October 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 2 hours
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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.

Trustees Roles & Responsibilities

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 4th November 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

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.

COVID-19 ‘Wave Two’ Readiness

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Zoom Webinar
Date:
29th September 2020
Time: 11:00am
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.

Safeguarding Policy, Audit & Self Assessment

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 15th October 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 90 minutes
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.

Safeguarding –
Positions of Trust

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 10th November 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 2 hours
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.

Missing, Exploited, Trafficked (MET)

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Zoom Webinar
Date:
14th October 2020
Time: 10:00am & 3:00pm
Duration: 3 hours* (total)
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

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 10:00 am – 11:30 am and resumes at 3:00 pm – 4.30 pm.

Safeguarding
for Governors

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 5th November 2020
Time: 8:00am
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

A tailored introduction for school governors to understand their statutory duties and how to effectively deliver on their safeguarding responsibilities.

Coaching & Mentoring
for Safeguarding Professionals

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Responsible for others? Develop your supervision skills to help improve performance, support professional development and lead change in the context of established best practice in safeguarding.

Sexual and Gender-
Based Violence

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 24th November 2020
Time:  11:00am
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

Understand, identify and report safeguarding concerns on issues of sexual and gender-based violence including FGM, domestic abuse, sexual assault and sexualised bullying.

Youth Produced
Sexual Imagery

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 3rd November 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

Learn how to navigate and understand youth produced sexual imagery, the risks and impacts involved in image sharing and your responsibilities as a safeguarding professional or volunteer.

SSNAP Workshop
(Safer Social Networking Activity Pack)

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Zoom Webinar
Date:
13th October 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

The workshop is an interactive learning experience which provides an insight into the way young people engage and interact with social media.

An Introduction to County Lines
(Criminal Exploitation)

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 12th November 2020
Time: 11:00am
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free for attendees from Safer Schools

Understand the ‘county lines’ business model and how to recognise, report and respond to young people at risk from criminal exploitation.

An Introduction to Appropriate Use of
Social Media

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 22nd September 2020
Time: 1:00pm
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: 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.

An Introduction to Social Media 101

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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
Digital Collateral

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 11th November 2020
Time: 1:00pm
Duration: 45 minutes
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.

Staying Safe Online
– Basics

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 24th September 2020
Time: 3:00pm
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.

Staying Safe Online
– Intermediate

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 1st October 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Duration: 90 minutes
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.

Staying Safe Online
Advanced

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Zoom Webinar
Date: 6th October 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Duration: 90 minutes
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.

For enquiries and bespoke bookings, please complete the form below.