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Designated Officer Training

October 9, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This is a free, full day training course (9:30am – 4pm) delivered by Sam Preston.

Every organisation that works with children or young people should have in place a Named Person who is responsible for dealing with child protection issues that may arise. A deputy should also be made available in their absence. These individuals must be trained in child protection and their responsibilities clearly stated within your procedures. This course is for Named Persons or their deputy in voluntary sector organisations.


The course will cover:

  • The role of the Designated Named Person – Legal & Guidance
  • Safeguarding Policies and Protocols
  • Monitoring and Recording Requirements
  • Information Sharing
  • Developing a “collective responsibility”
  • Managing Disclosure
  • Legal / Serious Case Reviews
  • Risk Assessment
  • Internet /Social Media Safety
  • Best practice- examining the impact of influences and values


This is being offered free of charge, but must be booked, email steveb@nbforum.org.uk for a booking form, places are strictly limited. Lunch is NOT provided. Please let Steve know if you have accessibility issues.


October 9, 2014
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


New Ebenezer Centre
St James Road
Halifax, HX1 1YS
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