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SSCP Virtual Training Programme

In the absence of face to face training for the foreseeable future the Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership has started to develop a virtual training programme. In addition to e-learning courses, 7 minute briefings, learning from Practice Reviews and Learning Events we are now offering webinars, spotlight briefings, practitioner forums and videocasts. We will continue to review the possibility of offering face to face training in line with Government advice and local needs.

To apply for a place please contact Debbie.hulme@salford.gov.uk  

When applying please provided details as listed below:

  • Name of applicant
  • Job title
  • Agency 
  • Team base with
  • Full address where based with contact telephone number
  • Name of applicant's manager

Places are not guaranteed this 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.

The 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.

Title Date Closing date for Nominations Description
Care and Permanency Planning for Looked After Children in Salford Thursday 27 August
2pm – 3pm
Thursday 20th August By the end of the training participant’s will be able to:
• Understand the Care Planning process for Looked After Children in Salford
• Understand their role in attending care planning meetings for Looked After Children
• Understand the Local Authority’s responsibilities as corporate parent towards Looked After Children
• Understand the key elements of care and permanency planning for children; including the pre-placement planning meeting, care planning meeting and permanency planning meeting
• Understand the different routes to securing permanence
• Understand the role of the Independent Reviewing Officer
• Understand their role in contributing to the care planning process
Practitioner Forum - Thriving Families and Neglect

Tuesday 8 September 

9.30am - 12noon

Not applicable Safeguarding is everybody's responsibility and we all need to work together to overcome barriers and share good practice to make Salford a safer place for children and young people.
If you are a practitioner or front-line manager working with children, young people and families in Salford you are invited to attend the SSCP Practitioner Forum
SMASHLIFE

Tuesday 8 September 
1pm - 2.30pm

Tuesday 1st September This training is delivered by Matt and Andy from SMASHLIFE. They will focus on how professionals understand "what life is like for children?" from their perspective as care experienced people.  Working through personal chronologies they will share tools and key messages for engaging young people, to help you understand children's needs and individual experiences. There will be an opportunity at the end of this training to ask Andy and Matt any questions and to share your thoughts and reflections about its content.
Introduction to Domestic Abuse Wednesday 9 and Friday 11 September
9.30am – 12.30pm
Friday 21st August

This training will be delivered over 2 half day sessions and participants MUST be available to attend BOTH sessions

Course Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
• Be aware of the definition of Domestic Abuse, including understanding the different forms of domestic abuse
• Understand the harm caused to victims and children
• Raise awareness of the indicators of different types of abuse
• Understand the role of selective enquiry where domestic abuse is suspected and the importance of doing this safely
• Understand different models used to explain domestic abuse, including the cycle of abuse, the Power and Control Wheel and Biderman
• Understand factors that may increase risk
• Be aware of the DASH assessment tool and MARAC process
• Have an understanding of safety planning
• Be aware of support services available for children, victims and perpetrators

Practitioner Forum - Thriving Families and Neglect

Tuesday 22 September
9.30am - 12 noon

Not applicable

Safeguarding is everybody's responsibility and we all need to work together to overcome barriers and share good practice to make Salford a safer place for children and young people.
If you are a practitioner or front-line manager working with children, young people and families in Salford you are invited to attend the SSCP Practitioner Forum

Safeguarding Updates and Developments (Refresher)

Thursday 24 September
9.30am – 12 noon

OR

Wednesday 30th September 
9.30am - 12 noon

Friday 4 September

Course Objectives:
To enable participants to:
• Update on the latest changes in child protection legislation, procedure and practice (interim changes during Covid19 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 Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership

Practitioner Forum - Thriving Families and Neglect

Friday 2 October
1pm - 3.30pm

Not applicable

Safeguarding is everybody's responsibility and we all need to work together to overcome barriers and share good practice to make Salford a safer place for children and young people.
If you are a practitioner or front-line manager working with children, young people and families in Salford you are invited to attend the SSCP Practitioner Forum

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