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 Charges / Cancellation / Non-attendance Charges  

Please note that charges have changed
This will come into effect on the 1st of September 2018.

Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Board’s Multi Agency training sessions are free of charge but it is essential that instances of non-attendance are kept to a minimum. Therefore, any delegates who fail to attend a session or fail to give 5 working days’ notice of cancellation will incur a charge of
 - £25 for one hour briefings
 - £50 for half day courses
 - £100 for full day courses

Unless there are exceptional circumstances.

To check a booking or cancel a place, please contact [email protected]

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Looking for the "Referrals, Case Conferences & Core Groups for Multi-Agency Child Protection Cases" course? It is now RENAMED "Working Together to Safeguard Children' - this course DOES NOT NEED TO BE REPEATED if you have already completed this.

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Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 21 Nov 2018

Code: WTSC 0112

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


Bruising on Babies & Children

No places available

Date: 26 Nov 2018

Code: BRBA 0008

Length: PM

Description: This course will help professionals respond appropriately if they have a concern about a child who presents with bruising/mark/unexplained injury. It provides a strategy for the actions required, and provide an understanding of the criminal and CSC investigation and the different roles and responsibilities.


Toxic Trio - Adults

No places available

Date: 26 Nov 2018

Code: TOXA 0002

Length: Full Day

Description: This course examines the impact of domestic abuse, mental ill-health and substance abuse on adults. Please note this is different to the ‘Toxic Trio – Parental’ course, which focuses on the impact on children.


Assessing & Managing Risk

No places available

Date: 05 Dec 2018

Code: RISK 0015

Length: Full Day

Description: This course will give participants the opportunity to analyse and evaluate information and consider models for decision making and risk assessments.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 07 Dec 2018

Code: WTSC 0113

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

No places available

Date: 10 Dec 2018

Code: PSRE 0010

Length: PM

Description: The Care Act 2014 specifies that when abuse or neglect of an adult is suspected and requires an enquiry, Adult Care may request that this enquirer is undertaken by the organisation concerned. This course will explain the circumstances under which this may occur, the actions to be undertaken by the agency at each stage of the process and where to get advice and guidance. This course is suitable for employers and managers who have safeguarding responsibilities in relation to adults with care and support needs.


Child Protection Standards and Intra Familial Sexual Abuse Strategy Briefing

Date: 11 Dec 2018

Code: CPS/IFSA

Length: AM

Description: Child Protection Standards - To ensure understanding across the multi-agency partnership in respect of standards of practice within Child Protection Process. To explore working together arrangements, to ensure Child Protection Plans are effective and support outcomes for children and young people and strive for good and outstanding practice across the Partnership in the Child Protection Process. Intra Familial Sexual Abuse - Launch the Intra Familial Sexual Abuse Strategy, explore issues regarding understanding sexual abuse, identification and use of tools to work with children and families. Reflecting on skills and abilities to work with children who have or are experiencing intra familial sexual abuse, share information about national and local trends and have an overview of the multi-agency Inspection Framework around Intra Familial Sexual Abuse


How to Argue Better

No places available

Date: 11 Dec 2018

Code: HTAB 0003

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Perinatal Mental Health

Date: 11 Dec 2018

Code: PEMH 0001

Length: PM

Description: This course examines the range of mental health problems e.g. anxiety, depression, post-partum psychosis that can be experienced during pregnancy or in the first year after birth, the impact on parenting and the assessment tools that are available to professionals. This course is suitable for anyone working with parents during the perinatal period.


How to Argue Better

Date: 13 Dec 2018

Code: HTAB 0012

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


MCA DOLS Seminar

Date: 15 Jan 2019

Code: MCAD 0009

Length: AM

Description: This 3 hour seminar gives an overview of the Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.


How to Argue Better

No places available

Date: 16 Jan 2019

Code: HTAB 0004

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Child Protection Standards and Intra Familial Sexual Abuse Strategy Briefing

Date: 16 Jan 2019

Code: CPS/IFSA

Length: PM

Description: Child Protection Standards - To ensure understanding across the multi-agency partnership in respect of standards of practice within Child Protection Process. To explore working together arrangements, to ensure Child Protection Plans are effective and support outcomes for children and young people and strive for good and outstanding practice across the Partnership in the Child Protection Process. Intra Familial Sexual Abuse - Launch the Intra Familial Sexual Abuse Strategy, explore issues regarding understanding sexual abuse, identification and use of tools to work with children and families. Reflecting on skills and abilities to work with children who have or are experiencing intra familial sexual abuse, share information about national and local trends and have an overview of the multi-agency Inspection Framework around Intra Familial Sexual Abuse


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: From 16 Jan 2019 to 16 Jan 2019

Code: ALMA 0008

Length: AM

Description: The Allegations Management process for adult services helps employers and leaders of voluntary groups deal effectively and professionally with any allegations made against their employees or volunteers. The Allegations Management training explains the thresholds for when the process should be used, explains your employer or group leader responsibilities and the actions that should be taken, as well as giving details of how the system works once a report is made and the involvement of other agencies such as the police. The Allegations Management training also covers the Safer Working Practices guidelines. These have been produced to help practitioners establish the safest possible working environments which safeguard individuals and reduce the risk of being falsely accused of improper or unprofessional conduct. The course is recommended for employers in adult services and leaders of groups who work with adults with care and support needs.


Working With Difficult to Engage Families

Date: 21 Jan 2019

Code: WWDF 0002

Length: Full Day

Description: This course explains the causes of difficult engagement with families, describe the barriers families may face when trying to engage with services and what influences this, consider approaches to improve engagement, recognise different behaviours that decrease engagement and understand strategies for encouraging engagement with families. A significant part of the day will be reflection and discussion of techniques and strategies to enhance engagement with resistant families. The course is therefore appropriate for practitioners who have experience of such work, and can bring their knowledge and understanding to help contribute to the discussions. Each participant will need to have in mind a case study to share with the group, together with examples of what has worked/not worked in improving engagement.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 22 Jan 2019

Code: WTSC 0114

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


HumanTrafficking & Modern Day Slavery

No places available

Date: 23 Jan 2019

Code: TRAF 0011

Length: PM

Description: The course provides an overview of human trafficking and modern slavery, identifies how to read the signs of labour exploitation and how to report concerns. Also gives details of the prevalence of the issue both nationally and locally.


Toxic Trio - Parental

No places available

Date: 30 Jan 2019

Code: TOXT 0016

Length: Full Day

Description: This course explores parental substance misuse, parental mental health and domestic abuse and the impact upon children within the family. Please note this is different to the ‘Toxic Trio - Adults’ course which focuses on the impact on adults.


Child Protection Standards and Intra Familial Sexual Abuse Strategy Briefing

Date: 31 Jan 2019

Code: CPS/IFSA

Length: PM

Description: Child Protection Standards - To ensure understanding across the multi-agency partnership in respect of standards of practice within Child Protection Process. To explore working together arrangements, to ensure Child Protection Plans are effective and support outcomes for children and young people and strive for good and outstanding practice across the Partnership in the Child Protection Process. Intra Familial Sexual Abuse - Launch the Intra Familial Sexual Abuse Strategy, explore issues regarding understanding sexual abuse, identification and use of tools to work with children and families. Reflecting on skills and abilities to work with children who have or are experiencing intra familial sexual abuse, share information about national and local trends and have an overview of the multi-agency Inspection Framework around Intra Familial Sexual Abuse


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 06 Feb 2019

Code: WTSC 0115

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 06 Feb 2019

Code: WTSC 0115

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


How to Argue Better

Date: 11 Feb 2019

Code: HTAB 0005

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 19 Feb 2019

Code: ALMA 0009

Length: PM

Description: The Allegations Management process for adult services helps employers and leaders of voluntary groups deal effectively and professionally with any allegations made against their employees or volunteers. The Allegations Management training explains the thresholds for when the process should be used, explains your employer or group leader responsibilities and the actions that should be taken, as well as giving details of how the system works once a report is made and the involvement of other agencies such as the police. The Allegations Management training also covers the Safer Working Practices guidelines. These have been produced to help practitioners establish the safest possible working environments which safeguard individuals and reduce the risk of being falsely accused of improper or unprofessional conduct. The course is recommended for employers in adult services and leaders of groups who work with adults with care and support needs.


Neglect 1 Hour Briefing

Date: 20 Feb 2019

Code: NGLL 0010

Length: PM

Description: This one-hour briefing to promote understanding of child neglect. It raises awareness of Rochdale’s Neglect Strategy, exploring the roles of professionals and their responsibilities within a multi-agency network.


Self Neglect and Hoarding

Date: 25 Feb 2019

Code: SNEH 0002

Length: Full Day

Description: This course will help participants to identify the legal and policy context for working with people who Self Neglect and Hoard, identify the challenges associated with this work, consider your own practice when working with people who Self Neglect and Hoard and know who to contact for information and support.


How to Argue Better

Date: 12 Mar 2019

Code: HTAB 0006

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


How to Argue Better

Date: 19 Mar 2019

Code: HTAB 0007

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


How to Argue Better

Date: 03 Apr 2019

Code: HTAB 0008

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


How to Argue Better

Date: 07 May 2019

Code: HTAB 0009

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


How to Argue Better

Date: 22 May 2019

Code: HTAB 0010

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


How to Argue Better

Date: 05 Jun 2019

Code: HTAB 0011

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.

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