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(Virtual) Introduction to safeguarding

24th May 2021 @ 2:30 pm 5:00 pm

This is our highly effective Introduction to Safeguarding course but delivered Virtually. This is a fully interactive ‘live in real time’ training course facilitated by an experienced Trainer online. Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility and this course equips participants with the skills. judgement, knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to signs of abuse. The training has been funded by Suffolk County Council as part of the Suffolk collaborative approach to addressing Criminal Exploitation to support partners working with young people in Suffolk.

The training  has been funded by Suffolk County Council as part of the Suffolk collaborative approach to addressing Criminal Exploitation to support partners working with young people in Suffolk.

Due to demand and to ensure that as many organisations as possible benefit from this fully funded training offer all requests for places will be reviewed. You are invited to request a place on this course. Successful applicants will receive an email inviting them to confirm their place.

Organisations can apply for more than 1 place per course but will initially be allocated only one place. Additional applications will be held on a waiting list. If space allows additional places will be allocated after the course has closed for new bookings. (1 week in advance of the course)

Please note that this course will be delivered via Zoom.

Participants will be emailed a link to attend the training. If you need more information on how to join a course delivered online please click here to access our guide.

Course content

The course is introductory training for those aged 18 and over from statutory, voluntary, independent and community organisations, who work across all sections of the community working with children and young people (specifically staff, including volunteers, who are in contact with vulnerable groups and who may become aware of possible abuse). This may include colleagues from community groups, faith groups, housing, community development roles, sports development staff and disability specialists.

It identifies the need for safe working practices with adults at risk of abuse and children, young people and families. It is interactive, informative and practical. It clearly demonstrates where the boundaries are for your role and how to access appropriate timely support.

Questions you will be able to answer

  • What are the signs and indicators of different types of abuse?
  • How do I respond appropriately to safeguarding issues?
  • What are the contexts where abuse occurs that I need to be aware of?
Free VCSE Free, Town Parish Councils £27 Other £38