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Charges / Cancellation / Non-attendance Charges  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 delegate who fails to attend a session without giving 5 working days’ notice, or providing a replacement to fill the place, will incur a charge of £50 unless there are exceptional circumstances. 

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Looking for the 'Referrals, Case Conferences & Core Groups for Multi-Agency Child 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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Safe After School One Hour Briefing

No places available

Date: 07 Jun 2018

Code: SAFE 0001

Length: PM

Description: The Safe After School campaign and resource pack has been developed by Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board/Rochdale Borough Council in response to an local increase in the number of allegations against staff within unregulated groups. The campaign is designed to safeguard children and young people by encouraging parents and carers to ‘Ask the right questions’ when considering out of school provision for their children. Resources have also been developed for local, unregulated providers with the aim of supporting safer working practice across the borough. Practitioners have a key role to play in promoting this innovative approach and the one hour briefing will provide full details of the campaign and examples of its use in practice.


Child Sexual Abuse

No places available

Date: 13 Jun 2018

Code: SXAB 0008

Length: Full Day

Description: This course provides an overview of key issues for practitioners in Child Sexual Abuse and with children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour


Neglect & Emotional Abuse

No places available

Date: 20 Jun 2018

Code: NEGE 0020

Length: Full Day

Description: Aims to promote recognition of children suffering from emotional abuse and neglect.. Explore the professional roles and responsibilities in safeguarding children in a multi agency network.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 21 Jun 2018

Code: WTSC 0108

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 21 Jun 2018

Code: ALMA 0001

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.


CSE

No places available

Date: 22 Jun 2018

Code: CSET 0009

Length: AM

Description: This half-day course provides an overview of key issues for practitioners in identifying and working on cases of Child Sexual Exploitation.


Sexually Harmful Behaviour

Date: 22 Jun 2018

Code: SHBE 0004

Length: Full Day

Description: COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course will provide historical context & discuss definitions and prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse, outline relevant legislation, identify the signs, indicators, short & long term impact of abuse and consider implications for practice.


Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

Date: 27 Jun 2018

Code: PSRE 0008

Length: PM

Description: This adult safeguarding course is for provider services and covers the actions to be taken if abuse or neglect is suspected, how the safeguarding process works and an overview of your responsibilities. Details - https://www.rbscb.org/UserFiles/Docs/A/P.pdf


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 28 Jun 2018

Code: ALMA 0002

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 29 Jun 2018

Code: ALMA 0003

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 Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 05 Jul 2018

Code: WTSC 0109

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.


Toxic Trio - Parental

No places available

Date: 11 Jul 2018

Code: TOXT 0014

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 12 Jul 2018

Code: ALMA 0004

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 13 Jul 2018

Code: ALMA 0005

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.


Domestic Abuse

Date: 19 Jul 2018

Code: DOMA 0002

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.


MCA DOLS Seminar

Date: 25 Jul 2018

Code: MCAD 0007

Length: PM

Description: This 2 hour seminar gives an overview of the Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 14 Sep 2018

Code: ALMA 0006

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.


Working With Difficult to Engage Families

No places available

Date: 17 Sep 2018

Code: WWDF

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.


Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

Date: 18 Sep 2018

Code: PSRE 0009

Length: PM

Description: This adult safeguarding course is for provider services and covers the actions to be taken if abuse or neglect is suspected, how the safeguarding process works and an overview of your responsibilities. Details - https://www.rbscb.org/UserFiles/Docs/A/P.pdf


Safeguarding Individuals with Additional Needs

Date: 21 Sep 2018

Code: SIAN 0020

Length: AM

Description: Previously Safeguarding Children with Disabilities


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 26 Sep 2018

Code: WTSC 0110

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.


HumanTrafficking & Modern Day Slavery

Date: 28 Sep 2018

Code: TRAF 0009

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

Date: 03 Oct 2018

Code: TOXT 0015

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.


MCA DOLS Seminar

Date: 09 Oct 2018

Code: MCAD 0008

Length: PM

Description: This 2 hour seminar gives an overview of the Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.


CSE

Date: 11 Oct 2018

Code: CSET 0010

Length: AM

Description: This half-day course provides an overview of key issues for practitioners in identifying and working on cases of Child Sexual Exploitation.


Child Sexual Abuse

Date: 17 Oct 2018

Code: SXAB 0009

Length: Full Day

Description: This course provides an overview of key issues for practitioners in Child Sexual Abuse and with children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 23 Oct 2018

Code: WTSC 0111

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.


Domestic Abuse

Date: 01 Nov 2018

Code: DOMA 0003

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 08 Nov 2018

Code: ALMA 0007

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.


Honour Based Violence, Forced Marriage & FGM

Date: 13 Nov 2018

Code: HBVI 0005

Length: Full Day

Description: To examine key issues in relation to Forced Marriage (FM), Honour Based Violence (HBV) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Share information about support services, disseminate good practice and equip practitioners with the knowledge.


Neglect 1 Hour Briefing

Date: 14 Nov 2018

Code: NGLL 0009

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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

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.


Toxic Trio - Adults

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.


Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

Date: 10 Dec 2018

Code: PSRE 0010

Length: PM

Description: This adult safeguarding course is for provider services and covers the actions to be taken if abuse or neglect is suspected, how the safeguarding process works and an overview of your responsibilities. Details - https://www.rbscb.org/UserFiles/Docs/A/P.pdf

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