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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
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Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 07 May 2019

Code: HTAB 0014

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.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 14 May 2019

Code: HTAB 0014.5

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.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 16 May 2019

Code: HTAB 0015

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.


Bruising on Babies & Children

Date: 21 May 2019

Code: BRBA 0009

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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 21 May 2019

Code: WTSC 0117

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.


Neglect 1 Hour Briefing

Date: 22 May 2019

Code: NGLL 0011

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.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 22 May 2019

Code: HTAB 0015.5

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.


Working With Difficult to Engage Families

Date: 24 May 2019

Code: WWDF 0003

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.


Complex Safeguarding Conference 2019

Date: 28 May 2019

Code: CPLX 0003

Length: Full Day

Description: Complex Safeguarding is criminal activity (often organised), or behaviour associated to criminality, involving vulnerable children and adults where there is exploitation and / or a clear or implied safeguarding concern. This includes, but is not limited to, Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE), County Lines, Modern Slavery including Trafficking and Child Sexual Exploitation. Keynote speakers include Dean Coady OBE, Managing Director of Urban Pure Solutions, Gail Hopper, Director of Children’s Services and Michael Martin from Home Office Immigration Enforcement. There will also be workshops on a variety of complex safeguarding issues. The conference is aimed at practitioners, managers and safeguarding leads working with vulnerable children and adults. This conference follows our successful Complex Safeguarding Conference held in October 2018, and provides an update over the last six months. However some content might be repeated


Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery

Date: 30 May 2019

Code: TRAF 0012

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.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 05 Jun 2019

Code: HTAB 0016

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.


Self Neglect and Hoarding

Date: 14 Jun 2019

Code: SNEH 0003

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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 20 Jun 2019

Code: WTSC 0118

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.


Basic Introduction to Financial Abuse

Date: 25 Jun 2019

Code: FIAB 0002

Length: PM

Description: The Financial Abuse one-hour briefing identifies the different types of financial abuse and the indicators which may raise your suspicions. The course looks at barriers to reporting and the importance of joint working as well as considerations such as mental capacity and Making Safeguarding Personal. The course is suitable for all professionals working with adults with care and support needs.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 26 Jun 2019

Code: HTAB 0017

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.


Voice of the Child

Date: 26 Jun 2019

Code: VOC 0001

Length: PM

Description: This course has been designed to help develop an understanding of the importance of ascertaining the views and wishes of children and young people. The course will look at why this is important, what happens when the voice of the child is not heard and will consider tools that are available to help elicit the child’s thoughts, wishes and concerns. This training is appropriate for anyone who works with or has contact with children, young people or families. This includes (but is not exclusive to) staff in schools and education, children's social care, health, the police, youth services, adult services and private or voluntary organisations that work with children, young people and families.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 30 Jun 2019

Code: HTAB 0017.5

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.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 10 Jul 2019

Code: HTAB 0017.6

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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 12 Jul 2019

Code: WTSC 0119

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 15 Jul 2019

Code: ALMA 0013

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.


Domestic Abuse

Date: 24 Jul 2019

Code: DOMA 0005

Length: AM

Description: A 3 hour session which uses film, dynamic workshop exercises and discussion to consider the impact on adults, the impact on children and the impact on behaviours we encounter as professionals. The course includes a description of services available in Rochdale, including MARAC.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Code: HTAB 0018

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.


Domestic Abuse

Date: 20 Nov 2019

Code: DOMA 0006

Length: AM

Description: A 3 hour session which uses film, dynamic workshop exercises and discussion to consider the impact on adults, the impact on children and the impact on behaviours we encounter as professionals. The course includes a description of services available in Rochdale, including MARAC.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 21 Nov 2019

Code: HTAB 0019

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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