Changes to SAB/CSCB Multi-Agency Training Arrangements

From 1st April, O’Neill Training Consultancy will be coordinating and delivering Calderdale Safeguarding Adults/Children Board multi-agency training whilst Allison Waddell is seconded to a different role. The administration will also be undertaken by them and supported by than Julie Hartley during this period and so there are a few changes to note.

Please continue to request e-learning or book a place on face-to-face training via the self-registration system.

Any training queries should be directed to Linda O’Neill (contact details will be provided on 1st April). Otherwise it will be business as usual.

Any course cancellations must be made within the self-registration system and recorded with an reason for cancellation – please do not email Linda or Julie to do this for you and if someone is attending in your place, please make sure they are registered and that they request a place for themselves via the self-registration system. If this is after the event they will need to contact Linda to add them to the past event.

Upcoming Training

March 2018

April 2018

  • Mon 16th Child Sexual Abuse (9:30 to 13:00) – The course covers:
    • Risk Indicators and signs of sexual abuse
    • Impact of sexual abuse on children’s health, development and behaviour
    • Impact of attitudes in relation to sexual abuse
    • Issues related to disclosure
    • Theoretical frameworks to understand CSA
    • Agency and individual responsibilities and processes
  • Mon 16th Weapons and Gang Related Activity (13:30 to 16:30) – NEW! The course covers:
    • Adopting a framework and protocol to ensure consistency and defensible decision making
    • Staff roles in reducing prevalence of knife crime / weapons
    • Legislation and consequences of carrying knives
    • Considering referrals for group or individual work – to address the issues / risk / safeguarding
  • Tues 17th Alcohol Brief Intervention Training (9:30 to 11:30) – The course covers:
    • Facts about alcohol, myths, units and safe limits
    • The physical effects of alcohol both short term and long term
    • Definitions such as binge drinking, high risk and dependency
    • Brief Interventions
    • Support available and how to refer to local services
    • Useful tools and resources to support training
  • Tues 17th An Introduction to Child Mental Health (9:30 to 12:30) – NEW! Planned Learning Outcomes:
    • Identify factors which contribute to healthy psychological wellbeing
    • Describe factors which have a detrimental effect upon the mental health of children and young people
    • Increase awareness of common mental health difficulties
    • Respond to initial concerns
    • Know when and how to consult or refer on to child mental health services
  • Weds 18th Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation (12:00 to 13:30) – The local CSE team delivers this session which promotes understanding of CSE and focuses on the application of relevant procedures and practice guidance when CSE is suspected at all levels of the Continuum of Need in Calderdale. This briefing explains how the CSE Hub receives and manages referrals, when and how to share ‘intelligence’ and is an opportunity to ask members of the CSE Hub any questions.
  • Fri 20th Learning Lessons from Safeguarding Adult Reviews – Adult Focus (9:30 to 12:30) – to be confirmed – NEW!
  • Mon 23rd Early Intervention Single Assessment (9:30 to 16:00) – This course covers:
    • Why the Early Intervention Single Assessment is important
    • Engaging families in the single assessment process
    • The role of the lead professional
    • SMART planning
  • Thurs 26th Train the Trainer: Basic Safeguarding (9:30 to 16:30) – Bradford – This course covers:
    • What makes a good trainer?
    • Effective communication
    • Principles of adult learning
    • Elements of good and poor training
    • Strategies for managing difficult situations
    • Micro-teach – applying the learning
  • Fri 27th Supporting Young People to Stay Safe Online (9:30 to 16:00) – This course covers:
    • Impact of social networking and influences the behaviour of young people
    • Potential hazards for young people using Facebook and other social media sites including sexting, online games and pornography
    • How carers can find support young people to set up privacy settings and reporting systems to report bullying and abusive online behaviour

For more details of all these courses, please look at the relevant page of the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Training Programme and then book your place via the self-registration system.

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