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
The BRIDGE Partnership (worried about a child)

Tuesday 29 October

1 pm – 4 pm

The Beacon Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

The Bridge Partnership is the first point of contact for anyone in Salford who is worried about a child.  Using a multi-agency approach, cases are screened and sent to the relevant teams to provide support for the family.  There have been a lot of changes to all services recently, so this seminar will provide information on the following:

 

  • What the Bridge is - its function and partners and their roles
  • How to make a referral - information needed in the referral, what makes a good quality referral and what you should have done before referring in i.e. Early Help assessment, MARAM, GCP, conversation with parents/carers
  • How to use The Bridge - information they may hold on a family or to pass on information
  • Outcome of referrals and feedback to practitioners   
  • Services and projects involved in / linked to The Bridge
  • What Happens Next  - Child Protection meetings/conferences/strategy meetings/DAT/Early Help Service etc  
How can we improve the Bridge Partnership and multi-agency working
Female Genital Mutilation

Friday 1 November

9.30 am – 12.30 pm

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

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 5 November

1 pm -3 pm

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.

 

E-Safety

Monday 11 November

1.00 pm – 4.00 pm

The Beacon Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

This seminar explores the dangers to children and young people of the internet and mobile phones.  How do we recognise the risks and make children safer?

Supporting Young People to Cope with Emotional Health Issues

Friday 22 November

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 27 November 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

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.

Working with Fathers

Monday
2 December

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

The Beacon Centre

London Street

Salford M6 6QT

The purpose of the session is to consider how young fathers (and all fathers) can contribute to positive outcomes for their children, why fathers should be included, the legislation around fatherhood, how masculinity affects fathers' behaviour and explore practice ways to engage fathers in the services.

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday
3 December

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

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 children) to safeguard them from violent extremism.

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