Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board

Training

Sefton LSCB Multi-Agency Training

Training

 

Welcome to Sefton LSCB Training web pages.  Here you will find the LSCB training brochure and calendar for 2017-18.  Please see attendance eligibility criteria contained within the training brochure prior to booking.  You can also access E-learning packages in a variety of topics by clicking on the "on-line Training" link.

LSCB Training Charging Policy

Sefton LSCB have implemented a charging policy for training.  Courses are only free to agencies who:

  • make a financial contribution of at least 15% to the LSCB's budget (currently this includes: Sefton Council employees, Merseyside Police, Health staff, Educational establishments who have elected to contribute and
  • not for profit and voluntary sector organisations with a national turnover of less than £100k per annum.

For all other agencies there will be a charge of:

  • £60 per person per half day course or
  • £100 per person per full day course

Sefton LSCB short briefing sessions will continue to be provided free of charge for all agencies who work with Sefton Children and Young People.

Non Attendance Charge:

All organisations will be charged for late cancellations made less than 7 working days prior to the course date and for non attendance on the day of the training.  The rate will be:

  • £75 per person per day/half day

Exemptions to this charge will only be made in certain circumstances.

SEFTON LSCB TRAINING BROCHURE 2017-18

Applying/Booking a Place on Training Events

You can apply online for any of the courses by viewing the training calendar (click on your chosen event and click the 'book here' link).  The calendar will indicate if a course is FULL, in which case the booking link will be removed.

Please note that applying for a course does not guarantee you a place.  Applicants must include an email address when applying in order for the LSCB to communicate whether your application has been successful or not.

Sefton LSCB reserves the right to screen all applications to ensure appropriate attendance on LSCB training courses.

Cancellations  - If you wish to cancel your place on a course, please contact the Sefton LSCB Business Unit Tel. 0151 934 3362 or email seftonlscb@sefton.gov.uk

Sefton Joint LSCB & Adults Safeguarding Training Strategy 2015-2017

Many of Sefton LSCB training courses link into Government guidance.  Please click on the link below to access relevant Government documents in relation to safeguarding children

https://www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/safeguarding-children

On-Line Training Courses/E-Learning

Suicide Prevention - Free On-Line Training (Save a Life take the Training)

The training will teach you how to recognise the warning signs and safeguard someone that could be contemplating suicide.  The free 20 minute course will teach you:

  • How to identify when someone may be having suicidal thoughts or behaviour
  • How to talk openly and confidentially to a suicidal person about their thoughts and feelings
  • The best process for signposting individuals to services or support networks that can help them

https://www.relias.co.uk/zero-suicide-alliance/form

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Free On-Line Training

Pace UK, in partnership with Virtual College, has launched an interactive online information package for parents on the signs of child sexual exploitation. This free tool is designed to equip parents with the information and knowledge to safeguard children from this abuse. Please note that this on-line package is also suitable for staff, professionals and practitioners who work with children and has received excellent feedback.

The package quickly gives you the knowledge and information to be confident recognising and tackling this abuse. The tool is interactive and will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete, but can be completed and reviewed at your own pace.

http://www.paceuk.info/the-problem/keep-them-safe/

Extremism & Radicalisation

What is Channel?

Channel is an early intervention scheme that supports people who are at risk of radicalisation and provides practical support tailored to the needs of the individual.
The e-learning module will take approximately 25 minutes to complete and should be recorded as part of your Safeguarding ‘Learning’. The module will;

- Explain what is Channel
- Explain the Channel process and its purpose
- Explain how Channel links to the government’s counter terrorism strategy (PREVENT)
- Identify factors that can make people vulnerable to radicalisation
- Define safeguarding and risk ownership of the Channel process

You will also find additional information in the resources section 
http://course.ncalt.com/Channel_General_Awareness/01/index.html

This programme, when completed, will provide a certificate of completion if completed in a single session.

PREVENT

Free on-line training on PREVENT provided by the Home Office https://www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk/

Safeguarding Child Victims of Trafficking

There is a free E Learning course ‘IN YOUR HANDS – Safeguarding Child Victims of Trafficking’. This is a free ECPAT UK e-learning course for anyone who works with children who may have been trafficked.

EPCAT Child Trafficking E-learning Course  The course uses a case study to explore how to safeguard and protect victims of Trafficking.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Free On-Line Training

Recognising and Preventing FGM - the Home Office is championing a proactive approach and has launched this free online FGM training package.

http://www.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk/resources/female-genital-mutilation-recognising-preventing-fgm-free-online-training/

Female genital mutilation: resource pack

Female genital mutilation (FGM) guidance, case studies and support materials for local authorities, professional services and specialist voluntary organisations.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/female-genital-mutilation-resource-pack/female-genital-mutilation-resource-pack

For further information on FGM follow the link

Awareness of Forced Marriage

Awareness of Forced Marriage - Free Training Course

This course has been developed with the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office. It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of forced marriage
  • Take the right actions to help protect the potential victim
  • Co-operate effectively with other agencies

This free course is aimed at all professionals who have a responsibility to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults at risk.

To register for training please click here

This course has been developed with the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office. It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of forced marriage
  • Take the right actions to help protect the potential victim
  • Co-operate effectively with other agencies 

Interested in helping the fight against forced marriage?  Click here to download a free resource pack to raise awareness across your organisation.

Graded Care Profile

Graded Care Profile

The Graded Care Profile – ‘A Tool for the Multi Agency Assessment of Neglect ‘.... can be completed by all agencies working with families where neglect is an issue. For optimum effectiveness to ensure early detection of neglect and then provide appropriate action to safeguard welfare and development. The Graded Care profile should be used in the following areas:

 Early intervention / Children in Need

  1. Family Support
  2. Child Protection
  3. Looked After Children

‘In all these areas, professionals must be aware that where scores do not improve, or where they decline, a Child Protection intervention should be considered. In addition, professional judgement should determine cases that should immediately proceed to Child Protection Management’.

Sefton LSCB is delivering training in the Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2), if you would like more information please contact Sefton LSCB Learning & Development Officer on Tel. 0151 934 3362.

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) (Education)

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Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) (in Education)

Sefton LSCB is delivering the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) Training for Education settings.  

Dates:

Monday, 21 January 2019 @ 9.30am - 4.00pm 
Venue: PDC - Professional Development Centre, 225 Park Road, Formby, L37 6EW

Monday, 18 March 2019 @ 9.30am - 4.00pm 
Venue: PDC - Professional Development Centre, 225 Park Road, Formby, L37 6EW

You can apply online for any of the dates above by completing the following link

LSCB Course Booking e-form

For clarification:

As the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) you must undertake the following training:

  • Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) compliant training (this training is suitable for those new to the role of DSL and for those who need a refresher) this training must be updated by the individual DSL every 2 years.

and in addition;

  • 2 Day - ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ Level 2 (Level 2 is equivalent to Intercollegiate Safeguarding Training Level 3)

The DSL has to undertake this every 2 years in order to be fully compliant with the DSL contribution to inter-agency working (Keeping Children Safe in Education - DfE)

If you need any further information, please contact, Sefton LSCB Learning & Development Officer Tel. 0151 934 3362 or email: Beverley.hall@sefton.gov.uk

 

 

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