Introduction to Neglect - Session Content :
- Recognize signs and symptoms of children and young people who are, or may be neglected
- Identify concerns about parenting capacity that may contribute to neglect
- Identify family and environmental factors which may contribute to neglect
- Understand the importance of looking beyond single incidents (cumulative harm)
- Introduction to the LLR LSCPB Neglect Toolkit
- - This learning provides knowledge that will contribute to the LLR Competencies 1-14
Working with Families with Multiple and Complex Needs - Session Content :
- To understand the nature of an effective relationship with parents.
- To understand how barriers to participation for parents can be overcome.
- To understand how to negotiate and/or agree the basis of relationships with parents.
- To understand how to maintain the relationship with parents.
- To understand the importance of reflecting on your own practice when working with parents.
- - This learning provides knowledge that will contribute to Competencies 1-11 in the LSCPB Safeguarding Children Competency Framework
Mental Health First Aid Youth - Session Content :
- This course teaches in depth skills for providing first aid to people who may be experiencing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and psychosis. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is a community interest company working to increase mental health awareness and skills across society. Their range of courses are designed to empower people to support their own mental health and that of people they connect with in life. By giving people the facts about mental health and practical skills to support well-being, they work towards building healthier communities free from stigma.
Allegations Against Adults (LADO) - Session Content :
- Understanding the procedure for managing allegations and being aware of the role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
- Knowing how to access advice and guidance when an allegation has been made
- Understanding the strategy meeting process and the responsibilities of an employer
- - This learning provides knowledge that will contribute to the LLR Competency Groups
Safeguarding Disabled Children / Focus on Assessment - Session Content :
- Findings from multi-agency audits across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
- Practice Assessment Skills
- Understanding of the Speech & Language Service
- Feedback from the Big Mouth Forum (Group created and run by disabled young people in Leicester City)
- - This learning provides knowledge that will contribute to the LLR Competencies 1-6, 9, 10-14, 25 & 26
Working Together to Achieve an Effective Referral - Session Content :
- Safeguarding Children Thresholds are changing in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This training will help you understand the changes, what they mean for you and how you can make a referral using the new Multi Agency Referral Form (MARF).
- Know how to make good quality referrals when there is a concern about a child
- Understand the Threshold for Services
- Understand the parameters of sharing information
- Understand how to use the Multi-Agency Referral Form (MARF)
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in a referral
Core Awareness in Safeguarding Children and Young People - Session Content :
- 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 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
- - This learning provides knowledge that will contribute to Competencies 1-11 in the Safeguarding Children Competency Framework
Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent- Session Content :
- To understand what Prevent it and how it forms part of the UK’s Counter Terrorism Strategy
- To understand how Prevent tries to identify individuals who may be becoming involved in or supporting terrorism
- To understand how Prevent links into Children’s Safeguarding
- - This learning provides knowledge that will contribute to the LLR Competencies 1- 7 & 9-11
LGBT+ Awareness Training - Session Content :
- Understanding of key definitions and language
- Basic understanding of the link between legislation and practice (Equality Act 2010 & Gender Recognition Act 2004)
- Greater knowledge of the issues affecting LGBT+ people
- Awareness of the implications for service delivery
- Gain knowledge and understanding about the implications relative to employers and employees
- To gain confidence in delivering services to improve equality and inclusion
- - This course will provide professionals with an introduction to some of the critical issues relative to LGBT+ communities in the UK. The course will provide professionals with an understanding of key definitions and language, a basic understanding of the link between legislation and practice (Equality Act 2010 & Gender Recognition Act 2004), awareness of the implications for service delivered, and knowledge and understanding about the implications relative to employers and employees.
Signs of Safety Half Day Introductory Briefing - Session Content :
- Leicester City Council has adopted the Signs of Safety model for working with children and families. The use of the model will be seen in a range of assessment and multi-agency activities that support and safeguard children e.g. Child Protection Conferences, Core Groups, Children's Social Care and Early Help referrals and Looked after Children reviews etc.
- - This half day introductory briefing session will provide:
- An awareness of the basic principles, values and key elements of the approach
- Understanding of how the approach will be used in practice to support children, young people and their families
- Opportunity to reflect on how the approach will be reflected in your day-to-day practice
- Opportunity to meet with key leads for Signs of Safety from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Child Sexual Exploitation, Introduction to Trafficking, Missing and County Lines - Session Content :
- An explanation of CSE, Trafficking, Missing and County Lines
- An understanding of the vulnerability factors, key signs and indicators of exploitation
- An understanding local developments and procedures, including how information is shared locally within and between agencies
- An explanation and experience of using a Risk Assessment Tool
Learning from Multi-Agency Case Reviews - Session Content :
- - Disseminate thematic learning from a range of Multi-Agency Reviews including:
- Pre-birth assessments and infants
- Children Missing School/Elective Home Education
Safeguarding in Context : BP in Safeguarding for the Voluntary & Community Sector (VCS) - Session Content :
- The aim is to enable the VCS to understand the valuable part they play in safeguarding from prevention to child protection and share information about any recent changes.
Working Together in Child Protection Planning - Core Group Training - Session Content :
- - By the end of the session participants will:
- Understand what a core group is and its purpose
- Understand your role and responsibility as a Core Group member
- Know how to prepare for a Core Group
- Know what to do if you have any concerns between the Core Group and Review Conference
- Understand the different challenges to Core Groups and how to manage professional disagreement
Steps to Success- Including Financial Education - Session Content :
- Raising aspirations for adults across the City using support materials developed to create steps to success!
- Focused on increasing confidence, achievement, understanding alongside knowledges, skills and attitudes to make better decisions around life choices.
- This session is introducing frontline staff to materials and support available to them when working with families across the City.
Parental Intervention Workshop - Session Content :
- Adults within families argue and disagree for a number of reasons. When arguments become a frequent part of day to day life for children, when they are exposed to intense arguments, or when arguments are not resolved well, evidence shows that children are at more risk of multiple negative outcomes. This program is designed to up-skill staff that work with families.Session Objectives for frontline staff who have contact with parents or carers
- Understanding Links between parental conflict and children’s outcomes
- Recognising parental conflict and the stressors and triggers of parental conflict
- What is the key role of father/male carer in parenting
- Where to refer for further support.
- Recognising relationship stress and when it causes harm
- Signs of domestic abuse and your responsibilities
- Supporting parents to recognise where change is needed.
- Tools and techniques to resolve destructive conflict
Multi-Agency Working Together - Session Content :
- The legislation, process and procedure of a s47 investigation.
- Roles and responsibilities of agencies in the process, including data protection, information sharing, reporting and recording.
- The principles and process for effective collaboration and the importance of interagency working, including being able to forge and sustain relationships throughout the process.
- Effective communication, confidence building and professional challenge, including escalation.
- Professional dilemmas such as managing differing viewpoints.
- Case material and outcomes from serious case reviews to better understand how to achieve good outcomes for children and families.
- Factors that may create additional vulnerability such as disability, diversity & socio-economic status for children and families
- Consider the case material within the Signs of Safety approach