Refresher Training in Child Protection - Keeping in Touch

Themed Course

06 February 2019

From 09:00 - 16:00

No Longer Taking Bookings!

This course is designed as a "refresher" for those people who have completed Foundation Training in Child Protection Two or more years ago. Rather than repeat Core Training this is an opportunity to update and refresh on safeguarding practices.

As with all courses, levels of experience and knowledge amongst practitioners will vary. The aim is to build upon existing experience and affirm skills by refreshing the knowledge base and sharing experiences of what works in practice.

Target Audience:

The course is aimed at participants and managers from all agencies working with children and families. For most people that work involves them with vulnerable children, children with additional needs and children in need of protection. This course aims to cover work with a whole range of children and young people.

It is important for workers from all agencies to remain up to date with their Child Protection knowledge and to attend this refresher training as appropriate to their role. For example Designated Persons in schools are required to attend refresher training after 2 years; for other roles three years is appropriate. There is no need for participants to repeat any courses. It is recommended that all practitioners attend at least one safeguarding course from the programme per year to remain informed and updated on safeguarding practice.

Course Content

This course contains some PowerPoint presentation(s), some group work and flip chart exercises; it is an opportunity for participants to reflect on practice.

In particular the course covers:

  • Motivation and capacity.
  • The context we work in.
  • Local and National Guidance, Learning from Serious Case Reviews.
  • Risk Assessment and Management.
  • Parental Resistance and Promoting Engagement.
  • Keeping the child in focus – Voice of the Child.
  • Promoting resilience in children and young people.
  • Local Procedures and service update.
  • Meeting children's needs; what works best in practice.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • Recognise children and young people at risk of abuse in specific circumstances
  • Explain Tameside’s levels of need.
  • Describe what to do when it is suspected that a child has been abused.
  • Discuss and share examples of best practice to safeguard children
  • List current legislation, regulations and guidance that underpin practice to safeguard children.
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Multi-Agency Training

TSCP Charging Policy for Safeguarding Training

Learn more about TSCP minimum standards...

TSCP 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 TSCP’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