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SSCP Training Programme

Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership is developing a hybrid training programme, offering a combination of virtual and face to face training courses and events.  Courses currently available to book are detailed below.  Click on the course you are interested in viewing to see more details and how to apply.  Details of previous courses held throughout the year can be found at the bottom of this page.

Information and learning on a variety of subject matters related to safeguarding children, can also be accessed through  E-learning courses, 7 minute briefings, learning from Practice Reviews, lunch bowls, and practitioner forums.  A selection of informative presentations can also be viewed on the SSCP You Tube Channel.

Title Date Closing date for nominations

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing

Friday 20 May
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

Working Together to Safeguard Children
Please note this course will be face to face

Monday 23 May
9.30am - 3.30pm

Monday 25 April

Female Genital Mutilation

Tuesday 24 May
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Tuesday 7 June
9.30am - 12.30pm

 Monday 16 May

Safeguarding Updates and Developments (Refresher)

Tuesday 7 June
9.30am - 12noon

Thursday 12 May

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 7 June
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Wednesday 8 June
10am - 12noon

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 9 June
1pm -3 pm

Not applicable

E-safety Essentials 

(basic awareness)

Tuesday 14th June
10am - 12:30

Not applicable

Introduction to Substance Use

Tuesday 14 June
9.30am - 12.30pm

Tuesday 24 May

Reducing Parental Conflict

Session 1: Wednesday 15 June
Session 2: Thursday 23 June

Not applicable

Introduction to Domestic Abuse

Thursday 16 June
9.30am - 4.30pm

Tues 24 May

Reducing Parental Conflict

Session 1: Tuesday 21 June
Session 2: Tuesday 28 June

Not applicable

Complex Safeguarding: Basic Awareness of Child and Adolescent Exploitation

Wednesday 29 June
10am - 12.30pm

Monday 6 June

Reducing Parental Conflict

Session 1: Thursday 7 July
Session 2: Thursday 14 July

Not applicable

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Thursday 7 July
9.30am - 1pm

Thursday 9 June

Working Together: Multi-Agency Level 3 Guest Speaker

Session 1: Monday 11 July, 1pm - 3.15pm
Session 2: Tuesday 12 July, 1pm - 3.45pm

Tuesday 28 June

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Tuesday 12 July 
9.30am - 12.30pm

Monday 20 June

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Wednesday 13 July 
10am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 14 July
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing

Friday 22 July 
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 9 August 
10am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 11 August 
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 8 September
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Introduction to Substance Use

Tuesday 13 September
9.30am - 12.30pm

19 August

Parental Mental Health

Thursday 15 September 
1.30pm - 4.30pm

8 September

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Wednesday 21 September
10am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing

Friday 23 September
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Please note this course will be face to face

Tuesday 27 September
9.30am - 3.30pm

30 August

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Wednesday 5 October
9.30am - 12.30pm

9 September

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 11 October
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Safeguarding Updates and Developments (Refresher)

Thursday 13 October
9.30am - 12 noon

15 September

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Thursday 13 October
10am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 13 October
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Basic Awareness of Child and Adolescent Exploitation

Wednesday 19 October
10am - 12.30pm

21 September

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Tuesday 1 November
9.30am - 12.30pm

5 October

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Please note this course will be face to face

Day 1: Monday 7 November, 9am - 5pm
Day 2: Tuesday 8 November, 9am - 5pm

14 October

Understanding Child Exploitation

Session 1: Tuesday 8 November, 9.15am - 12.15pm
Session 2: Tuesday 15 November, 9.15am - 12.15pm

13 October

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Thursday 10 November
10am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 10 November
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Female Genital Mutilation

Monday 14 November
1pm - 4pm

Not applicable

Baby's Brain Development
Please note this course will be face to face

Thursday 17 November
9.30am - 1.30pm

20 October

Introduction to Domestic Abuse
Please note this course will be face to face

Thursday 24th November
9.30am - 4.00pm

31 October

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing

Friday 25 November
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Tuesday 29 November
9.30am - 1pm

31 October

Working with Fathers and Father Figures
Please note this course will be face to face

Thursday 1 December
9.30am - 1pm

Not applicable

Working Together: Multi-agency Guest Speaker 

Session 1: Monday 5 December, 1pm - 3.15pm
Session 2: Tuesday 6 December, 1pm - 3.45pm

24 November

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Wednesday 7 December
9.30am - 12.30pm

11 November

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 8 December
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Introduction to Substance Use

Tuesday 13 December 
9.30am - 12.30pm

21 November

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 13 December
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

2023

 

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Please note this course will be face to face

Day 1: Monday 9 January, 9am - 5pm
Day 2: Tuesday 10 January, 9am - 5pm

12 December 2022

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Tuesday 10 January
10am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 12 January
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Safeguarding Updates and Developments (Refresher)

Monday 16 January
9.30am - 12 noon

19 December 2022

Parental Mental Health

Thursday 19 January
9.30am - 12.30pm

12 January

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Day 1: Thursday 19 January, 9am - 5pm
Day 2: Friday 20 January, 9am - 5pm

22nd December 2022

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Friday 20th January
9.30am - 3.30pm

20th December 2022

Please note that places are not guaranteed and will depend on the number of applications received and to ensure multi-agency representation.

Following the closing date for nominations, you will will be contacted and you will be informed if you have been successful in obtaining a place.

Virtual training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams and you will receive an email with a link to the online session.

If you are unable to attend for any reason, we ask that you notify us as soon as possible and ideally at least 5 working days before. Your agency may be charged an administration fee if you book onto the course and fail to attend.

For any booking issues or training queries please contact Debbie.hulme@salford.gov.uk

  

Title Date Closing date for Nominations Description
Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence Tuesday 11 January 
10am - 12 noon

Fully booked

Course aims:

  • What is an Incel?
  • Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place
  • Why do they feel comfortable there?
  • How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
  • The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community
  • The connection of the Incel community and the far right
  • The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community
  • How to recognise and respond to young men expressing their views

 

Understanding the Adolescent Brain and their Owners Thursday 20 January
9.30am - 1.30pm
Thursday 16 December 2021

Course aim: 

The adolescent brain learning package will review the evidence, refresh and revise knowledge about adolescent brain development and will offer delegates the opportunity to reflect on the implications of this for their practice.

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism Thursday 20 January
1pm - 3pm
Not applicable

Small Steps training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influence.

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing Friday 21 January
9.30am - 12.30pm
Not applicable

During the course we will explore:

Restorative Practice
How we fulfil our responsibilities set out in legislation
Introduction to the new model of Child Protection Conferencing and the introduction of the Family Plan
Explore evidencing impact on children

Safeguarding Updates and Developments (Refresher) Wednesday 26 January
9.30am - 12 noon
Wednesday 22 December 2021

Course objectives:

  • Update on the latest changes in child protection legislation, procedure and practice (interim changes during Covid 19 and future plans)
  • Understand the challenges in safeguarding children and plan how services can meet them
  • Reflect on messages from Serious Case Reviews
  • Work more effectively with children and young people
  • Be aware of the role of Safeguarding Children Partnership
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Friday 4 February
9.30am - 12.30pm
Not applicable This seminar is aimed at professionals working with children, young people and adults. The focus is improving practitioner's understanding of the risks, 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. The seminar will also provide information on local pathways and assessment tools.
Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence Tuesday 8 February
10am - 12 noon
Fully booked

Course aims:

  • What is an Incel?
  • Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place
  • Why do they feel comfortable there?
  • How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
  • The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community
  • The connection of the Incel community and the far right
  • The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community
  • How to recognise and respond to young men expressing their views

 

Preventing Violent Extremism Tuesday 8 February
1pm - 3pm
Fully booked

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. This online session is for practitioners who have contact with vulnerable people (of all ages, young and older) to safeguard them from violent extremism.

Harmful Sexual Behaviour Friday 11 February
9.30am - 12.30pm
Friday 21 January

Course aims:

  • To provide a brief overview of what Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) is
  • To discuss how to recognise the difference between Harmful Sexual Behaviour and less worrying behaviour
  • To discuss some of the reasons why children and young people develop Harmful Sexual Behaviours
  • To discuss technology assisted Harmful Sexual Behaviour
  • To discuss frameworks of practice and resources available to those working with Harmful Sexual Behaviour
Parental Mental Health Tuesday 15 February
9.30am - 12.30pm
Not applicable

The course will explore parental mental health and its potential impact on children in that family. It will look to discuss common mental health problems and their most common symptoms. It will explore young carers and the difficulties they face as well as discussing common difficulties for parents experiencing mental health difficulties.

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism Tuesday 17 February
1pm - 3pm
Not applicable

Small Steps training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influence.

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool Wednesday 23 February
9.30am - 12.30pm
Wednesday 26 January

Course aims:

  • To consider the qualities and skills required to work in partnership with families
  • To reflect on how to engage families to work in partnership and develop a shared understanding
  • To consider how we engage families to identify desired change, potential actions and how they will be implemented
  • To have knowledge of the tools that can support exploration of a family's strength and needs
  • To have knowledge of how o review progress and bring the process to an end

 

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence Tuesday 8 March 
10am - 12 noon
Fully booked

Course aims:

  • What is an Incel?
  • Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place
  • Why do they feel comfortable there?
  • How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
  • The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community
  • The connection of the Incel community and the far right
  • The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community
  • How to recognise and respond to young men expressing their views

 

Working Together to Safeguard Children Wednesday 9 March
9.30am - 1.00pm
Tuesday 15 February

Course aims:

  • To consider the current context of Working Together to Safeguard Children
  • To understand that each agency shares a common goal, and to reflect on your own responsibility
  • To increase knowledge and understanding of legislation, policy, and procedure of safeguarding children
  • To understand the importance of recording information, and how to make a referral
  • To understand the impact  of working with trauma on practitioners and the importance of self care
Introduction to Substance Use Tuesday 15 March
9.30am - 12.30pm
Tuesday 22 February

Course Objectives:

  • Know the definition of the term drug
  • Be able to identify what different drugs look like
  • Have an understanding about different drug categories
  • Have an awareness of the effects that drugs can have on physical health
  • Have an awareness of the effects alcohol can have on physical health
  • Be aware of risk and protective factors to keep young people safe from substances
  • Increased confidence to refer to Salford young people's drug and alcohol services (Achieve)
Small Steps Right Wing Extremism Thursday 17 March 
1pm - 3pm
Not applicable

Small Steps training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influence.

Domestic Abuse - A Whole Family Approach

Wednesday 23rd March &  Friday 25th March

11th March

The aim of this training is to help professionals identify and support children, young people and adults around domestic abuse.  The course will cover domestic abuse: peer on peer, intimate relationships, siblings, and adolescents to parent violence. 

Session 1: Will consider prevalence of Domestic Abuse the whole family approach, attitudes, trauma informed practice and attachment theory

Session 2: Will consider coordinated response, theory in practice, reflections, tools and resources

 

Safeguarding Updates and Developments (Refresher)

Please note this course will be held face to face

Thursday 24 March
9.30am - 12 noon

OR

1.00pm - 3.30pm

Thursday 24 February

Course objectives:

  • Be aware of the role and priorities of the SSCP
  • Update knowledge on the latest changes in child protection legislation, procedure and practice
  • Understand the challenges in safeguarding children and plan how services can meet them
  • Reflect on learning and messages from Rapid Reviews and other reviews
  • Fulfil safeguarding duties to children and young people more effectively

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing 

Friday 25 March
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

During the course we will explore:

Restorative Practice
How we fulfil our responsibilities set out in legislation
Introduction to the new model of Child Protection Conferencing and the introduction of the Family Plan
Explore evidencing impact on children

 

Neglect Seminar 

Monday 28 March 2pm-4:15pm

18th March 2022

Helping us to understand and shape how we can reduce the prevalence and impact of neglect on the lives of children in Salford.

Neglect is one of the most common forms of childhood maltreatment and remains local area priority. This Neglect Seminar brings together Salford professionals to share the findings of the most recent multi-agency neglect audit and to highlight key areas for consideration.

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 29 March
10.00am - 12 noon

Fully booked

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. This online session is for practitioners who have contact with vulnerable people (of all ages, young and older) to safeguard them from violent extremism.

Child Sexual Abuse

Please note this course will be held face to face

 

Thursday 31 March 9:30am-4pm

11th March 2022

This one-day introductory course will provide an overview of the key issues needed to support professionals in identifying and responding to cases of intra-familial child sexual abuse (IF-CSA).

Reducing Parental Conflict

 

21 & 28 April 9:30am-12.30pm

25th March

This training is an opportunity for all agencies with little to no training in reducing parental conflict to find out more about this important area of work. 

The course is open to anyone who is in a position through a conversation or contact with a family to find out if parental conflict is an issue.

Session 1 will cover the difference between domestic abuse and parental conflict and session 2 will show you the Greater Manchester Relationships Tool Kit.

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Tuesday 26 April
9.30am - 12.30pm

Monday 4 April

Course aims:

To consider the qualities and skills required to work in partnership with families
To reflect on how to engage families to work in partnership and develop a shared understanding
To consider how we engage families to identify desired change, potential actions and how they will be implemented
To have knowledge of the tools that can support exploration of a family's strength and needs
To have knowledge of how o review progress and bring the process to an end

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Fully booked

Course aims:

What is an Incel?
Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place
Why do they feel comfortable there?
How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community
The connection of the Incel community and the far right
The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community
How to recognise and respond to young men expressing their views

E-safety Essentials

(basic awareness)

Wednesday 11 May 2022

10am -12:30

Not applicable

Over the course of this session, you will learn about online risks, how to respond to incidents, where to find resources and how to encourage young people to be safe online.  Course content will include:

 

  • Personal Information and protecting yourself
  • Digital Footprint and the future
  • Spotting the signs of grooming
  • How and when to report incidents
  • Understanding social media
  • Exploring gender, sexuality, and identity online
  • Setting Boundaries
  • Online teen trends

Reducing Parental Conflict

12th & 19th May  9:30am-12.30pm

12th April

This training is an opportunity for all agencies with little to no training in reducing parental conflict to find out more about this important area of work. 

The course is open to anyone who is in a position through a conversation or contact with a family to find out if parental conflict is an issue.

Session 1 will cover the difference between domestic abuse and parental conflict and session 2 will show you the Greater Manchester Relationships Tool Kit.

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 12 May
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

Small Steps training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influence.

Introduction to Restorative Conferencing

Friday 20 May
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

During the course we will explore:

Restorative Practice
How we fulfil our responsibilities set out in legislation
Introduction to the new model of Child Protection Conferencing and the introduction of the Family Plan
Explore evidencing impact on children

Working Together to Safeguard Children
Please note this course will be face to face

Monday 23 May
9.30am - 3.30pm

Monday 25 April

Course aims:

  • To consider the current context of Working Together to Safeguard Children
  • To understand that each agency shares a common goal, and to reflect on your own responsibility
  • To increase knowledge and understanding of legislation, policy, and procedure of safeguarding children
  • To understand the importance of recording information, and how to make a referral
  • To understand the impact of working with trauma on practitioners and the importance of self care

 

Female Genital Mutilation

Tuesday 24 May
9.30am - 12.30pm

Not applicable

This seminar is aimed at professionals working with children, young people and adults. The focus is improving practitioner's understanding of the risks, 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. The seminar will also provide information on local pathways and assessment tools.

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Tuesday 7 June
9.30am - 12.30pm

 Monday 16 May

Course aims:

To consider the qualities and skills required to work in partnership with families
To reflect on how to engage families to work in partnership and develop a shared understanding
To consider how we engage families to identify desired change, potential actions and how they will be implemented
To have knowledge of the tools that can support exploration of a family's strength and needs
To have knowledge of how o review progress and bring the process to an end

Preventing Violent Extremism

Tuesday 7 June
1pm - 3pm

Not applicable

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. This online session is for practitioners who have contact with vulnerable people (of all ages, young and older) to safeguard them from violent extremism.

Understanding the Threat of Incel Violence

Wednesday 8 June
10am - 12noon

Not applicable

Course aims:

What is an Incel?
Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place
Why do they feel comfortable there?
How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community
The connection of the Incel community and the far right
The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community
How to recognise and respond to young men expressing their views

Small Steps Right Wing Extremism

Thursday 9 June
1pm -3 pm

Not applicable

Small Steps training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influence.

E-safety Essentials 

(basic awareness)

Tuesday 14th June 10am - 12:30

Not applicable

Over the course of this session, you will learn about online risks, how to respond to incidents, where to find resources and how to encourage young people to be safe online.  Course content will include:

 

  • Personal Information and protecting yourself
  • Digital Footprint and the future
  • Spotting the signs of grooming
  • How and when to report incidents
  • Understanding social media
  • Exploring gender, sexuality, and identity online
  • Setting Boundaries
  • Online teen trends

Introduction to Substance Use

Tuesday 14 June
9.30am - 12.30pm

Tuesday 24 May

Course Objectives:

  • Know the definition of the term drug
  • Be able to identify what different drugs look like
  • Have an understanding about different drug categories
  • Have an awareness of the effects that drugs can have on physical health
  • Have an awareness of the effects alcohol can have on physical health
  • Be aware of risk and protective factors to keep young people safe from substances
  • Increased confidence to refer to Salford young people's drug and alcohol services (Achieve)

Engagement, Early Help Assessment and Thriving Families Tool

Tuesday 12 July 
9.30am - 12.30pm

Monday 20 June

Course aims:

To consider the qualities and skills required to work in partnership with families
To reflect on how to engage families to work in partnership and develop a shared understanding
To consider how we engage families to identify desired change, potential actions and how they will be implemented
To have knowledge of the tools that can support exploration of a family's strength and needs
To have knowledge of how o review progress and bring the process to an end

 

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