Seminars

To book a place please use our booking form below. Seminars usually involve a presentation or exercise and time for questions. 

Places are FREE of charge and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Official confirmations will not be given, however a reminder email may be sent to delegates approximately 2 weeks before each seminar.

Book a place on a seminar

The Safeguarding Children Partnership is now charging agencies for staff who fail to attend and have not given 5 working days prior notice of cancellation via email. This includes participants who arrive late and are not admitted by the trainers as they have missed a section of the seminar or participants who on the day inform the trainers they need to leave early. The charge will be £20 for each seminar.

 

Seminar details
Title Date and time Venue Description
Young Person's Plan

Tuesday
21 January
9.30am - 12.30pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

The seminar is targeted at practitioners and managers working with young people (15, 16 and 17 year old) considered to be at risk of harm, either through their own actions or the actions of others.  The seminar will explore how the Young Person's Plan works through a co-ordinated multi-agency risk assessment and action plan.  It will include information about thresholds, the process for referral and the research and principles that underpin the approach.

Missing from Home

Wednesday
29 January
9.30am - 12.30pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

By the end of the seminar participant's will be able to:

  • Refer into Children's Services
  • Have an awareness of the response by Children's Services to young people missing from home
  • Have an understanding of the Missing from Home Service
  • Provide advice for parents/carers/children on missing from home
  • Follow procedures in relation to children missing from home
Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday
4 February
1pm - 3pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

To raise awareness of PREVENT and CHANNEL as a strategy to reduce the number of people becoming or supporting violent extremists through recognising, supporting and protecting people who might be susceptible to radicalisation through multi-agency support.  The seminar is for practitioners who have contact with vulnerable people (young and older people) to safeguard them from violent extremism.

Supporting Young People to Cope with Emotional Health Issues

Wednesday
5 February
9.30am - 12.30pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

Are you supporting a young person who experiences poor emotional health?  Are you unsure what to do with them? Would you like to learn new skills and techniques to help move them forward and cope with some issues? This seminar has been targeted at those who are working with young people 11-19 (although some primary school teachers have attended and fed back they have found the course relevant to the younger age group).  The course covers: empathy, finding a place to start, understanding how emotional health affects young people, problem solving tools, stress and anxiety management, promoting self help.  It is a basic level course aimed at introducing practical tools to use with young people.

Managing Allegations Against Professionals

Wednesday
26 February
1pm - 4pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

This seminar is for staff who work with children and young people. It is an opportunity to have a greater understanding about allegations made against people who work with children and young people.

Female Genital Mutilation

Friday
6 March
9.30am - 12.30pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

This seminar is aimed at professionals working with children, young people and adults. The focus is improving practitioner's understanding of the indicators and impact of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the importance of multi-agency working within the context of UK law and engagement with communities to ensure robust safeguarding and ongoing support for victims/those at risk of FGM

Inappropriate Sexualised Behaviour

Thursday
12 March
9.30am - 12.30pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

The sexually inappropriate and problematic sexual behaviour training is a practical seminar that has been designed to help develop the skills and knowledge to be able to confidently undertake work with families.  The seminar also covers the most up-to-date information on how and when to refer to the Bridge.

It is expected that participants have a level of understanding of Sexual Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation before being offered a place on the seminar.  The following recommendations to aid your learning are as follows:
If you have not completed the SSCP course Sexual Abuse and CSE or equivalent prior to attending the seminar you must access the e-learning course the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (Seen and Heard), additionally you may also want to access PACE CSE e-learning course.  Further details are available here

Safeguarding Older Children and Young People Effectively

Tuesday
24 March
9.30am - 12.30pm

The
Beacon
Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

Are you working with older children (predominantly 16-17 years) who are vulnerable and at risk of a variety of issues such as becoming NEET, substance misuse, CSE, domestic abuse, crime and homelessness? How can you support a young person at risk when they don't see themselves as being at risk? In response to the recent Salford Child N Serious Case Review, the SSCP are hosting a multi-agency  seminar for practitioners who work with this group and will explore the developmental stage and what this means for the young person, outline some of the strategies that can be used when working with young people engaging in risky situations, will consider how to support the young person in the best way you can to manage the risks safely and what further support, tools and services are available for you to use.

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