NEL Safeguarding Children Partnership training opportunities
NEL Safeguarding Children Partnership accredited safeguarding children courses
Find a course suitable for you on our Safeguarding Courses Timetable 2019-2020 (PDF)
How to book
To book a place on any of the courses in our timetable complete the course booking request form.
Register interest in a course
If the course you would like to attend is not available at the moment then you can register your interest in a course.
To discuss your training needs please contact our People and Culture service desk by phone on 01472 325973 option 1 or by email at People&Culture-General@nelincs.gov.uk.
Before you book on to a course you need to speak to your line manager to authorise the request, as the cancellation policy still applies.
A charge of £100 per person will be made to agencies when participants do not attend or give less than 7 calendar days notice of cancellation.
NEL SCP Training Pathway (PDF)
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Alternative learning solutions and available courses
We recommend the Home Office training packages which are free of charge and can be accessed online.
NELC and partner organisation employees: Please contact email@example.com on completion to ensure training records are up to date. Completion certificates are available to download.
This is the entry level training course which will help you to identify signs of radicalisation and understand how to report concerns appropriately. It has been refreshed to include the recommendations from the Parsons Green review, updated information following the change in threat and attacks of 2017, and new case studies.
This training is for anyone who has completed the above Prevent awareness eLearning or a Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP) course, and so already has an understanding of Prevent and of their role in safeguarding vulnerable people.
It is aimed at anyone who may be in a position to notice signs of vulnerability to radicalisation, introduces the NOTICE-CHECK-SHARE procedure, and shares best practice on how to articulate concerns about an individual. It also advises line managers who receive referrals on how to respond, whether that be establishing more context, or reaching out to partner agencies for support.
This training package is for anyone who may be asked to contribute to, sit on, chair a Channel Panel or simply find out more about what Channel panels are. It is aimed at all levels, from a professional asked to input and attend for the first time, to a member of staff new to their role and organising a panel meeting. It also covers information sharing including how, when and with whom to share information on a Channel case.
Course of the month – Working with Children with Disabilities
For learning support enquiries please contact Virtual College directly on 01943 605 976.
Take control of your own learning and development and register your details online!
This suite of e-learning courses is currently free of charge to all people working with or providing services to children, families and vulnerable adults. Once you request your online learning course you have 21 days to complete it. If you do not complete the course within the set time frame there will be a charge of £50 for your organisation.
Each course takes approximately 1 to 3 hours to complete with a short test at the end.
Once you have registered for learning online, you will then be able to request your training from our directory of Safeguarding courses. To help with the selection process we have provided a summary of content and target audience for each course.
As part of the Anti-bullying Alliance All Together programme a suite of free online training for anyone that works with children and young people has been developed. The programme was particularly developed to reduce levels of bullying of disabled children and those with special educational needs but applies to all children.
- What is bullying?
- Bullying and the law
- Bullying and SEN/Disability
- 10 principles to reduce bullying
- Preventing bullying
- Responding to bullying
Each module takes between 30 – 45 minutes to complete.
As part of the Council’s Creating Strong Communities Programme there was a recognition that its implementation would require a different way of working within the Council as well as with partners and the local community.
To support this requirement a framework has been development to define the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for anyone who works, volunteers or leads work with children, young people and families.
In North east Lincolnshire Council we are working towards embedding the restorative approach through everything we do. Leaders and managers have undertaken a programme with action learning inbetween sessions, aiming to build a collaborative professional forum to:
- Explore, validate and challenge existing leadership practices
- Support the application of new learning in day to day practice
- Encourage self-reflection and sharing of learning with action research
For further information please visit the Restorative Foundation website.
This workshop will look at the NELC strategy for identifying and responding to sexualised behaviour. By the end of the workshop you will have an awareness of:
- The protocol and referral process for referring children where sexualised behaviour is identified
- The tools used to identify and respond to sexualised behaviour, and;
- The tiered assessment and intervention packages for sexualised behaviour
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01472 324097 for more information.
When working with children and young people, it’s also important to look after your own mental health, and that of your colleagues and staff. Our adult focussed courses will give you the skills and knowledge to do this. These include:
- Emotional Resilience
- Stress Awareness Workshop for Managers and Supervisors
- Mental Health First Aid Lite (1/2 day)
- Mental Health First Aid (2 day)
The courses below are designed to enable you to support the children and young people with their own mental and emotional wellbeing:
- Youth Mental Health First Aid Lite (1/2 day)
- Youth Mental Health First Aid (2 day)
Funded places are available to those working with CYP. For more information or to book, you can contact the Healthy Places
Team on 01472 325500 or email@example.com.
Women’s Aid and NELC Violence Against Women and Girls are offering free, half day, Domestic Abuse Workshops,.
External Agencies – please email PeopleandCulture-General@nelincs.gov.uk
NELC employees – please book via self-service on iTrent.
Available dates are listed on iTrent in the career and development section, click search courses and type ‘Domestic abuse practitioner updates’ for details.
You must speak to your line manager before booking a place!
Persons that are working with adults with mental health difficulties, who may be parents and those working with children and young people across all statutory an voluntary agencies where parental mental health issues may be a concern.Persons must have completed the Mental Health First Aid Lite Training or Parental Mental Health E-learning in order to book onto this course.
- An understanding of the impact of parental mental health on the child’s wellbeing
- An understanding of the impact of mental illness on parenting capacity and the child
- An understanding that all providers have a responsibility towards safeguarding in this concept
- A clear ethos to promote inter-agency and partnership working
- An understanding of the importance of working with families as a whole, not in isolation, recognising the importance of inter-agency communication
To book a place please contact the Learning and Development Team
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: 01472 324097
This course is appropriate for line managers, supervisors and service managers in all organisations and whose staff work with children, young people and families or with adults who are parents/carers.
To enable managers at all levels to help their staff deal with the complexities and challenges of working with neglect cases from early intervention to safeguarding.
To book a place please contact the Learning and Development Team
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: 01472 324097
This is a method of safety planning with children and families, which uses a common language and is solution focused and encourages workers to assist families in taking responsibility for resolving issues and keeping their children safe.
Please see new dates that have been booked for the NEW 2-Day Signs of Safety Training that will replace the previous 3-day version, if you would like to be booked on to one of the new dates below please email the firstname.lastname@example.org email with the date you require and your details. (Please note that if you have previously attended the 3-day Signs of Safety Training you will not need to re book as the 2-day course has replaced it).
Wed. 25th & Thurs. 26th September 2019 – 9.15 am – 4.30 pm – Grimsby Town Hall
Wed. 20th & Thursday, 21st November 2019 – 9.15 am – 4.30 pm – Grimsby Town Hall
Wed. 22nd & Thurs. 23rd January 2020 – 9.15 am – 4.30 pm – Grimsby Town Hall
Wed. 22nd & Thurs. 23rd April 2020 – 9.15 am – 4.30 pm – Grimsby Town Hall
Peer support workshops are aimed at supporting professionals who are trained in completion of the GCP V2 tool. The length of the workshops will be 1.5 hours and will vary in location in order for all professionals and their line managers to be able to access them with ease.
The aim of the workshops is to:
- Support professionals already trained in the GCP V2
- Enable group discussions around what’s working well and any worries professionals have
- Share good case examples where the tool has made a difference to families
- Explore areas where professionals are stuck and look at solution together
- Support professionals who have not yet completed the GCP V2 tool since training but would like to build their confidence
- Provide peer support to less confident colleagues who have not yet completed a GCP and offer ideas as to how to approach to tool
- Explore any barriers experienced in completion of the tool
- Tips on how to write a GCP V2 report
- For line managers of those completing the GCP V2 tool, to build confidence in supporting their practitioners with this
The session will be around:
- Identifying what we want to achieve from the session.
- Using case examples we will look to map any worries and barriers, what’s worked well and why, solutions and ideas.
- Providing peer support through coaching on the use of the tool
- Provide peer support through ongoing mentoring on use of the tool.
Please bring anonymised case examples to the session, as this is a confidential and safe space to discuss cases.
A 6 week course consisting of 1.5 hours session per week, delivered by practising counsellors, who are registered members of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
The counsellors facilitating on this course practise for Feelings First, a Local Authority Counselling and Therapy Service for young people aged 4 – 25 years.
We are looking to increase the number of in house trainers, who would be able to deliver/facilitate ‘Basics In Safeguarding Children’ and ‘Introduction to Safeguarding Children Level 1’. Safeguarding Children training events within their own settings and also to be able to co-facilitate other themed level 2 safeguarding events.
Please note that should you be approved as a Safeguarding Children Trainer, you will be required to attend the Training for Trainers Event, at no cost to your organisation.
If you wish to discuss whether you would be suitable for this role or if you need any further information, please contact Emma Wragg on Tel: 01472 325531.
Perinatal mental health problems are illnesses that are specifically linked to pregnancy, birth and up to a year afterwards. This includes conditions such as depression, anxiety, PTSD and psychosis which are known to affect at least 10% of mums.
The LSCB Level 2 Child Sexual Exploitation training has now been updated to incorporate Child Criminal Exploitation!
This course is open to all those working with children, young people and families where criminal and sexual exploitation may be an issue.
- To raise awareness surrounding child criminal exploitation and child sexual exploitation identifying children and young people who are subjected to this as victims of abuse.
- Understand Child Criminal Exploitation and Child Sexual Exploitation on a local level and the referral pathways in responding to these;
- Understand the significant factors in relation to CSE which includes children who go missing
- Explore key facts about child criminal exploitation and child sexual exploitation incorporating vulnerability, risk factors and indicators
- To raise awareness around the impact associated with both forms of exploitation
- To be aware of legislative framework surrounding the exploitation of children and young people
- Undertake screening tools and assessments as required
Pre-Requisite: LSCB Level 1 Introduction to Safeguarding Children training
Please note if you have previously completed the LSCB Level 2 Child Sexual Exploitation training, it is advisable to complete this new training, as CSE referral pathways have changed and Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and referral pathways have now been developed too.
Cost: £40 per person
To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team by emailing email@example.com or speak to a member of our team on Tel: 01472 324097.