Training and Events Programme 2017/18

2017-18 Training Programme available to download
Free E-Learning Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
The Home Office has launched a free online training package dealing with female genital mutilation (FGM), developed with Virtual College. It will give teachers, police, doctors, social workers and Border Force staff the training they need to help them identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM. Read more here
Click here to access training
Free E-Learning Child Sexual Exploitation
Free Online E-Learning Course run by Kwango on behalf of the Isle of Wight and
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Boards
Please email us at providing your full name, job title and organisation and we
will provide you with a User ID and Password to access the training course.
Click here to access the training
Free E-Learning Domestic Abuse Basic Awareness
Free Online E-Learning Course facilitated by the Hampshire Domestic Abuse Forum.
Click here to access the training and scroll to section 2
Free E-Learning Parental Substance Misuse
This resource from the Social Care Institute for Excellence provides audio, video and interactive
technology to assist in exploring parental substance misuse, its effects on children and parenting
capacity and the implications for social work practitioners.
Click here to access the training
Free E-Learning PREVENT
This resource provides a flexible way of learning more about the Prevent duty and what individuals and organisations in the FE sector need to do. Other education sectors will also find it useful.
There are modules for: Practitioners, Support Staff, Leaders and Managers, and Governors and Board members.
Click here to access the training
Free E-Learning

Virtual College
The Virtual College is an e-learning resource with over 50 online courses (all at Level 1 as defined by the Safeguarding Children Boards) available which cover safeguarding children as well as adults. A list of the courses available can be found here.
Courses are free to members and partners of the IOWSCB, HSCB and voluntary organisations.
To register and access the courses click here
LSCB Conference 2017 IOWSCB Annual Conference
A multi-agency event for frontline practioners sharing the achievements of the Board.
This years theme is 'Building Emotional Resilience in Children'
There is no cost to attend for partner agencies who contribute to the IOWSCB’s funding

Presentations from this conference can be found on our Conference Resources page here

Date: 12 October 2017
Location: Cowes Yacht Haven
To Book: This event has been held
LSCB Training Course Learning Workshop: 'Family G'
A two hour workshop to explore the learning from the recent Serious Case Review ’Family G’, explore how agencies can work effectively together and receive LSCB updates.
Click here for more information

Date: Tuesday 13th February, 9.30 - 11.30
Date: Monday 19th February, 16.30 - 18.30
Date: Monday 5th March, 13.30 - 15.30

Location: Community Action IOW (Riverside Centre), Newport
To Book:  Click on the dates above
LSCB Training Course
Crashing for Professionals
AlterEgo’s professionals performance of 'Crashing' is an innovative production, developed
out of a growing need to raise awareness of how child sexual exploitation can affect boys and young men.

DateTo Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
Location: To Be Confirmed
To Book: ...
LSCB Training Course Learning Workshops
Thresholds and Escalation
A practical multi-agency three hour workshop to explore how agencies can work effectively
together to safeguard children by considering lessons from recent serious case reviews and partnership reviews.

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
Location: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Keeping Children Safe Online
A two hour session which will enlighten parents and professionals on what young people are using the internet for, the technology they are using, managing the risks, and taking positive action.

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
Location: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Sandstories
A one-day course for frontline practitioners and managers working in child protection.
You’ll be able to explore strategies for maintaining a child centred and ‘authoritative’ approach
with resistant families, without losing empathy and compassion.

This requires attendance for the full duration of the day. The training requires a strong group dynamic, which is nurtured throughout the day. This is always comprimised when attendees leave before the end. 
Level 2/3 training

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
Location: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Harmful Sexual Behaviour
A half day training event to raise awareness of harmful sexual behaviour.
Level 2/3 training

Date: 5 October 2017, 09:30 to 13:30, Lecture Theatre 2, Education Centre, St Mary's Hospital
Date: 6 February 2018, 12:30 to 17:00, Community Learning Centre, Westridge, Ryde *FULL*
To Book: This course is now full
LSCB Training Course Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Children
Course Information: Click here for information. Level 2/3

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Working Together to Safeguard Children (Level 3)
The aim of this course is to explain that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
Each organisation and professional should play their full part in safeguarding, focusing on a “child
centred approach”, based on having a clear understanding on the needs and views of the children.
The course will focus on the roles and responsibilities of each agency and the importance of information
sharing about concerns that have been identified, when coming into contact with families and children and
the need for prompt action. The ultimate aim of the course is to ensure each agency is aware of when children should be referred, how they are risk assessed and how risk can be managed to safeguard the child.
Level 3 training

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Working Together to Manage Staff who Safeguard Children (Level 5)
A two-day course for managers whose staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children.
The aim of the first day of this course is to provide managers with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities when managing staff who have a responsibility for safeguarding children. The aim of the second day is to allow managers to test their knowledge and understanding of safeguarding by engaging in a day of practical tabletop-based exercises. A challenging course but conducted in a safe learning environment.
Level 5 training

          Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Family approach to substance misuse, mental ill-health
and/or domestic abuse

A one day course to develop delegates’ knowledge of the interplay of parental substance misuse, domestic abuse and/or mental ill-health; its impact on children and families, how risk is managed and what support is available from different agencies to improve the outcomes for children and families.

By the end of the session delegates will be able to:

  • Define adult mental ill health, substance misuse and domestic abuse and identify the signs, symptoms and behaviours that can be present.
  • Confidently identify and assess the impact of those signs, symptoms and behaviours on parenting capacity and ability to meet children’s needs
  • Identify how the risk factors of parental mental ill health, substance misuse and domestic abuse co-exist within families and the implications for children where substance misuse, domestic abuse and mental ill health are present.
  • Use the IOWSCB Thresholds chart to ensure the child is supported at the appropriate level to keep them safe and assure their wellbeing .
  • what sources of support are available locally and how to access them.
Dates: 31st January 2018
Dates: 7th February 2018
Times:  9.30 - 16.30
Location: Innovation Centre, Newport
To Book:
Book your place via Eventbrite HERE for the 31st January
Book your place via Eventbrite HERE for the 7th February
(Please note, course application forms for this course will not be accepted.
All attendees must book their ticket on Eventbrite)

LSCB Training Course Recognising Safeguarding Needs of Children with SEND
A three-hour workshop to gain a greater understanding of safeguarding children with a disability.
This workshop has been updated to include the 2015 statutory guidance on the 2009 Autism Act,
and issues around sexual identity and sexual relationships for children with a disability.
Level 2/3 training

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
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LSCB Training Course Rapid Response to an Unexpected Child Death
For professionals to have a clear understanding of process and expectations within their own organisation, a better understanding of the Rapid Response process and procedure, and an awareness of the CDOP process, function and importance of notifications.
Level 3/4 training

Date: To Be Confirmed
Time: To Be Confirmed
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Courses held by other providers

LADO - The Role of the LADO, Keeping Yourself Safe From Allegations
The LADO is offering a session with staff/managers that informs the audience about the LADO role. Its
scope and processes and will also cover professional and personal behaviours and boundaries that are
likely to lead to allegations or concerns being raised.
The session lasts between 60 – 90 minutes and can be delivered to audiences ranging from 6 – 100.
The LADO will come to you if you have the space or a facility for the session it can be booked at one of
our venues (but please be aware there is limited availability).
These sessions are delivered free of charge
To book: Plese email directly
Courses held by other providers

 Multi-Agency Forensic CAMHS Forum
Suitable for all practitioners and managers of the multi-agency workforce on the IOW, this open forum is an opportunity for IOW child practitioners and managers to consult with the IOW/Hampshire FCAMHS
service on a variety of subjects.
To book: Click here
Courses held by other providers

Adult Safeguarding Board
DASH/RIC Training  (Safeguarding Adults Board)

The Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategic Partnership and Safeguarding Adults Board will be providing training for ‘front line’ service providers/staff (e.g. GP’s, community midwives, nurses, social workers, police, housing) to enable them to assess the level of risk exposed to victims and victims children when receiving disclosures of domestic violence/abuse.
Date: 23rd August 2017

Date:12th December 2017

Date:20th February 2018
To book: click on the links above

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