The Multi Agency Learning and Development Group is accountable jointly to the two Local Safeguarding Children Partnership Boards for Leicester and for Leicestershire and Rutland and reports to the LLR Planning and Delivery Group. The Group has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and for supporting and promoting the practical delivery of Safeguarding Learning in line with the current LLR Training Strategy.
This Group is made up of representatives of key partner agencies, who have the strategic and operational authority to commission and commit resources to the multi-agency programme in order to meet the essential requirements. This will include representatives from other sectors such as Adult Services.
A key responsibility of the Multi-Agency Learning and Development Group is to develop, commission and support the implementation and administration of training and development opportunities and events to meet the needs identified in the Training Strategy agreed by the two LSCP(B)s collectively.
This course is designed for both DSL’s and deputy DSL’s (apart from schools) that are new to the role and those that need to complete their refresher training. Designated Safeguarding Leads are also known as Designated Safeguarding Officer or Lead for Safeguarding there are many equivalents.
This is an advanced level course for those that have already had Safeguarding Awareness training including the signs and indicators of abuse.
Session 1 : Exploring the Role and Responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead -Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 09:00-12:00
Session 2: Key Local and National Updates and Making sure you are effective in your Response to Concerns - Saturday, 21 Nov 2020 09:00-12:00
Session 3: Multi-agency Working, Information Sharing and Safer Working Practice -Saturday 28 Nov 2020 09:00-12:00
Please only register if you can attend both of the sessions:
Develop a clear understanding of the role of the safeguarding designated lead
Understand how local and national research, guidance and knowledge informs best practice for safeguarding children and young people
Recognise and respond to risks which may increase the risk of harm
Explore tools that could assist professionals to create and embed a safe culture through the use of effective supervision and multi-agency working
Understand safer recruitment of staff and volunteers and tackle inappropriate behaviours in line with local procedures.
Confident in the role of safeguarding designated lead
Know how to make a quality referral
Work effectively with other agencies
Create a safe working culture
‘Safeguarding Competencies’ met by the course : 1 to 29
Please choose only one of the below dates:
Understand what is meant by safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and how this impacts on your role.
Understand the legal context of safeguarding
Know the different forms of abuse and neglect
Be aware of some of the signs and indicators that might cause concern
Know what makes children and young people more vulnerable to abuse and neglect.
Understand the statutory requirements governing consent, confidentiality and information sharing
Understand recording and reporting procedures within the context of your own work
Understand the barriers to sharing concerns
Comptencies met with this course - 1 - 11.
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The purpose of the course is to:
Help strengthen the skills of professionals with Early Help responsibilities by developing a greater understanding and confidence in managing an effective TAF meeting.
On completion of the course you should be able to:
Recognise the importance of multi-agency working and engagement of the child and family in preparing for an inclusive, accessible and focussed TAF.
Be clear of the Role of Lead Professional in relation to a TAF.
Describe the role of the chair and how to carry out the key elements of this role.
Recognise common concerns and conflicts and know how to manage these.
And have gained:
• Tips for dealing with common difficult conversations/behaviours.
• Increased knowledge and confidence to carry out your role and responsibilities
Allowing professionals the time and space to gather their thoughts, gain support and access tools to enable them to proactively approach their professional time with vigour and passion.
• Develop mechanisms for creating space within personal and professional lives
• Support tools available
• Understanding how early help for all includes practitioners and staff
Communicating Effectively – what are you saying and who is listening
Using the learning material developed to show how to communicate effectively this 2 hour session will expand and be a dedicated session to work with the tools provided. Using research, evidence and data, we will work out how we each best communicate. It will focus on the 3 senses of communication – language, understanding and physical. Training Dates:
ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOURS & IMPACTFUL SUPPORT
This day session will focus on addictive behaviour relating to online experiences. Enabling knowledge and skills to be enhanced and developed around social media, gaming, gambling, catalogues, online shopping and other focused behaviours that have been increased in response to societal pressures and of course reacting to the pandemic.
Learners will delve into the reasons behind, the links to mental health, the need for reassurance and interaction and the support that can be implemented to create positives and remove barriers to moving forward. Research, data and analysis will be included within the session to support targeted and preventative work. Training Dates: