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Designated safeguarding lead Training: Referrals and what happens next

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October 26 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

Please note that this course will take place online via Zoom.

This course is for Designated Safeguarding Leads. It will cover the role of a Safeguarding Lead in making referrals and their involvement afterwards.

Course content

This new course is for Designated Safeguarding Leads, designed in consultation with VCSE Safeguarding Leads.  It will cover the role of a Safeguarding Lead in making referrals and their involvement afterwards.

It provides a deeper and more detailed understanding of the safeguarding thresholds and MASH processes, Professional disputes and escalation, Legislation and learning from Serious Case Reviews.

Questions you will be able to answer

  • What are the responsibilities of my DSL role and how do I fulfil them?
  • What is the key safeguarding legislation?
  • What are the referral routes and what might my involvement be?
  • What are the safeguarding thresholds and MASH processes?
  • What is the difference between safeguarding and staff welfare?
  • What is the learning from Serious Case Reviews?

Who is it for?

You, if you Lead Safeguarding in a VCSE organisation or group.

The training is for Designated Safeguarding Leads, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads and Safeguarding Trustees from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector only.

This may include colleagues from community groups, faith groups, housing, community development roles, sports development staff and disability specialists working in  small or large organisations  with children or adults at risk of abuse.

£40 for VCSE groups and parish/town councils £55 all others
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