Safeguarding Vulnerable Teenagers

Themed Course

15 March 2018

From 09:00 - 16:00

11 places remaining

Research from practice indicates that, after infants, teenagers are the next most vulnerable group of children. This course explores the particular vulnerabilities of teenagers, including violence in relationships and self - harm. Engagement with teenagers is crucial if we are to understand and meet their needs and this course explores ways of achieving such engagement and of assessing the needs of young people.

Target Audience: All

All who work with and come into contact with young people and their families would benefit from this course.

Course Content

Through a mixture of presentation and group work the following is covered:

  • Teenage Vulnerabilities – messages from practice.
  • Teenage Development and Behaviour.
  • Parenting Teenagers.
  • Engaging and communicating with young people.
  • Risk Assessment and Management.
  • Effective multi-agency practice with teenagers.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • Be aware of learning from serious case reviews on teenagers.
  • Have an understanding of teenage development and its impact.
  • Recognise teenage vulnerability and how to promote resilience and protective factors.
  • Have explored tools for assessment of teenage needs.
  • Be aware of best practice in working together to meet teenage needs.
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Multi-Agency Training

TSCB Charging Policy for Safeguarding Training

Learn more about TSCB minimum standards...

TSCB minimum standards for basic single agency safeguarding children awareness raising training are designed to assure that relevant training across all agencies and services in Tameside is delivered to a consistently high standard. They will be utilised by the Learning Improvement and Activity Sub- Group to quality assure relevant training. It should be noted that basic single agency awareness training should not be utilised to negate the requirement for professionals or volunteers in Tameside, whose work brings them into with children and their families, from acquiring or refreshing their Multi-Agency safeguarding knowledge via TSCB’s Multi-Agency Training Offer.

What to do if you are worried about a child

If you think a child is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being please contact one of the numbers shown on this page.

Your phone call could help to safeguard a child who may be at risk.

If the situation is immediately dangerous for the child then ring 999 and ask for the Police.

If the child is not in immediate danger contact:

Children's Hub

  • Monday to Friday during office hours - 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Friday outside office hours and weekends and public holidays – 0161 342 2222
  • GM Procedures Manual
  • Safeguarding concerns can be reported to the Children's Hub using the Online Electronic Referral form