Safeguarding – Children and Adults

Target Audience

Agencies (at any level) involved in the safeguarding and protection of children and adults.


Aim

To enable delegates to comply with legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and ‘best practice’ in relation to the safeguarding / protection of children and adults.


Courses

  • Child safeguarding – levels 1> 3
  • Recognising the signs of abuse
  • Specialist child abuse investigation programme (SCAIDP)
  • Specialist modules as part of ICIDP or IPLDIP
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Human Trafficking
  • Adult / elder abuse
  • Cultural awareness
  • Domestic abuse – stalking / harassment
  • Visually recorded interviews / achieving best evidence – see interviewing

Outcomes

  • To arm delegates with the knowledge and understanding needed to recognise and act upon the signs of abuse delivered by an accredited assessment centre – to include certification. .
  • All courses are bespoke to the needs of the client, and can be set at any level from basic awareness to a more formal nationally recognised standard
  • Courses can stand alone or form part of a national development programme such as ICIDP or IPLDP.
  • All trainers are subject matter experts.

Core Topic Areas

Child

  • 4 types of abuse
  • Recognising the signs  – indicators
  • The stages of abuse  – Finklehors
  • Strategies of a paedophile
  • Significant harm / assessment framework
  • Strategy meetings / case conferences / MASH
  • Multi agency working – S47 investigations
  • Sharing information / consent
  • Safeguarding children’s boards
  • Professional dangerousness
  • Legislation / keeping children safe
  • Duties / responsibilities
  • Internet / social media
  • Grooming
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Human Trafficking
  • Cultural awareness
  • Honour based abuse
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Spirit possession
  • Forced marriage
  • neglect
  • Hidden men
  • Hostile parents
  • Police protection / powers of entry
  • ABE – interviewing a child  / what not to say
  • Gathering evidence / report writing
  • Disruption tactics – court orders
  • Family court
  • Care orders
  • The toxic 3 links – domestic abuse, mental health and substance abuse
  • Specialist Child Abuse Investigation Programme (SCAIDP)

Adult

  • Domestic abuse
  • Stalking and Harassment
  • Hate crime
  • Honour based abuse
  • Forced marriage
  • Abduction
  • Elder abuse
  • Human trafficking / servitude
  • People smuggling
  • Court orders – protection based
  • Risk assessment – DASH / MARAC
  • Serious case reviews
  • Mental health / learning disabilities
  • Vulnerable / intimidated witnesses
  • Rape / sexual assault
  • Medicals / forensic samples
  • Personality disorders
  • The mind-set of a sexual offender

Dates and Prices

Duration 2-10 days depending on level
2018 Dates on request
2019
Delegate Cost £ + VAT
Location
Accommodation Costs and details

Assessment

Course work is assessed to National Occupational Standards.


Pre-Course Modules

None.


Delivery

PowerPoint presentation, flipchart explanation, group discussion, examples, case studies and practical exercise.


Post Course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.