Multi-agency planning to protect children (14 November 2018)
The CP Conference and Review Team Manager will deliver the training which will build participants confidence and understanding of the procedural framework and process for child protection conferences and core group meetings. This includes the roles and responsibilities of professionals attending child protection conferences and core group meetings and how to make effective safeguarding plans.
Further details can be found in the Multi-agency Planning to Protect Children flyer.
Child Exploitation (16 October 2018)
The Local Authority’s Exploitation Prevention Manager will be facilitating this workshop and explore criminal exploitation, how county lines operates within the region, gang activity, local area problem profile and the link with CSE and other forms of exploitation.
Further information can be found in the Child Exploitation flyer.
Managing allegations against adults who work with children and young people (20 September 2018)
Domestic abuse workshop (1 May 2018)
Child sexual abuse and harmful sexual behaviour (20 June 2018)
Understanding the impact of pornographies and the importance of trauma aware practice (8 Feb 2017)
Sexual coercion and abuse in young people’s relationships and its association with pornography and sexting (8 December 2016)
In the latest Safeguarding Children Workshop Professor Nicky Stanley will report the findings from the STIR research (a European study involving over 4,500 young people in schools in five European countries) which examines the relationship between regular use of online pornography and sexually abusive behaviour in intimate relationships and considers how these behaviours link to the sending and receiving of sexual images by young people. There will be opportunities to identify and discuss the research findings and implications for practitioners in a range of settings including schools. Further details can be found in Sexual coercion and its link to pornography and sexting.
Responding to Complex Needs – Emerging learning from inter-agency audit (July 2016)
There are 2 opportunities to attend the latest Learning and Improvement Workshop; a FREE two-hour session that will discuss the emerging themes from the LSCB’s audit which explored the application and understanding of thresholds by all partner agencies and their response to complex needs. It also includes feedback from families. Full details can be found in the Responding to Complex Needs Workshop flyer.