CSAB/CSCB Safeguarding Training Opportunities – October 2018

The courses are free to staff and volunteers who work with children, families and adults at risk or in need of services in Calderdale.

16/10/2018, 12.00 – 13.30
Introduction to CSE – delivered by the local CSE team

This session promotes understanding of CSE and focuses on the application of relevant procedures and practice guidance via the CSE Hub when CSE is suspected at all levels of the Continuum of Need in Calderdale.

17/10/2018, 09.30 – 13.00
Weapons & Gang Related Activity – delivered by YOT

This session is aimed at staff working with young people, who could be at risk of becoming involved with weapons or becoming criminal peer / gang members etc

The course will cover:

  • 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
  • Consider referrals for group or individual work – to address the issues/risk/safeguarding

18/10/2018, 13.30 – 16.30
Learning Lessons from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SAR’s) – presentation by the Independent Author – NEW!

This session will present an outline and the findings of the Case that was subject to a recent Safeguarding Adult Review and the recommendations for agencies in Calderdale.  Themes include self-neglect, Making Safeguarding Personal, mental capacity and the ways in which services work together in Calderdale with adults at risk.

25/10/2018, 09.30 – 16.00
Working with Neglect and Highly Resistance Families

Primarily focusing on neglect, this course highlights the importance of using appropriate tools such as the updated Multi-Agency Assessment of Neglect Toolkit and Risk Indicator tool to assist in the identification of evidence and assessment of risk, including observations and voice of the child. It includes issues relating to disguised compliance; working with highly resistant families; engaging fathers; compiling multi-agency chronologies and taking into account family functioning.

25/10/2018, 09.30 – 11.30
Domestic Abuse: Impact on Children and Young People Briefing

This briefing covers:

  • The impact of domestic abuse on children
  • How to respond appropriately to a child’s disclosure of domestic abuse
  • How to talk to the non-abusive parent about domestic abuse

You are required to have undertaken training on Domestic Abuse at Intermediate Level in order to attend this workshop.


To book your place log in to the SAB/CSCB event management page and if you have not already done so, use the attached user guide to assist with registering in the system.

If you have any queries regarding this or any other training please contact:

Linda O’Neill (email linda1341@icloud.com – 07498 064980) or Julie Hartley (email Julie.Hartley@calderdale.gov.uk – 01422 394149)

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