Multi-agency face-to-face training courses

The following courses have been commissioned on behalf of City of York Safeguarding Children Board for practitioners and volunteers working regularly with children and young people directly or indirectly, in York. 

The full catalogue of courses including learning objectives and pre-requisite learning requirements can be found here (Last updated December 2017 but look out as more dates are added.)

Bookings can be made via Workforce Development Unit (WDU) at City of York Council by :
• Email: wdu@york.gov.uk
• Phone: 01904 553017
• Website: www.yorkworkforcedevelopment.org.uk/how-to-book.htm

All courses are free of charge.

Safeguarding Children – Working Together A

Time - 9:30-16:30

 

9th January 2018

16th February 2018

21st March 2018

To develop an understanding and awareness of abuse and neglect of children and young people and provide the knowledge and ability to act effectively on concerns about children and young people. 

Aimed at any member of the workforce including volunteers who work regularly with children and young people directly or indirectly. This course is a refreshed version of the previous course Working Together – 1 Day Multi-Agency training.

 

 

Safeguarding Children – Working Together B

Time - 9:30-16:30

15th February 2018

20th March 2018

 

To develop knowledge, skills and abilities to strengthen effective multi-agency working in York to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children.  

 

 

Awareness of Neglect in Children and Young People

Time - 9:30-16:30

8th February 2018

19th March 2018

 

To provide an understanding and awareness of neglect, including adolescent neglect and highlight the importance of early intervention and effective multi-agency working practices in securing better outcomes for children and young people. 

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children.

 

Safeguarding Disabled Children

Time - 9:30-16:30

 

16th February 2018

 

To increase practitioners’ understanding and confidence in the specific issues involved in safeguarding children and young people with disabilities and improve skills in responding to their safeguarding needs.

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children.  

 

Understanding Domestic Abuse and Children

Time - 9:30-16:30

 

22nd February 2018

To understand the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people and to increase the knowledge and capacity of practitioners to intervene effectively to improve outcomes for children and young people.

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children.

 

Understanding Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Time - 9:30-16:30

 

14th March 2018

To increase awareness and understanding of child sexual abuse, including child sexual exploitation, its impact on children and young people and develop effective ways of communicating with children and young people who have suffered or are at risk of abuse.  

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children.  

 

Introduction to Child Protection Conferences and Core Groups

Time - 9:30-16:30

 

28th March 2018

To improve understanding and skills in working together to protect children and young people through Child Protection Conferences, Child Protection Plans and Core Groups.

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children and who anticipate being invited to attend Child Protection Conferences or core group meetings as part of their work.

 

Introduction to MARAC and MAPPA

Time - 9:00-13:00

 

More dates to be

confirmed

 

 

To provide an overview of both the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) and Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangement (MAPPA) processes and prepare delegates for if they participate in them. 

For practitioners and volunteers, in York, who regularly work with children and young people directly or indirectly and have particular responsibilities for safeguarding children.

 

Understanding Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Time - 9:30-13:00

 

More dates to be

confirmed

 

This course is jointly commissioned by City of York Council, City of York Safeguarding Adults Board and City of York Safeguarding Children Board.

 

 

Bookings can be made via Workforce Development Unit (WDU) at City of York Council by :
• Email: wdu@york.gov.uk
• Phone: 01904 553017
• Website: www.yorkworkforcedevelopment.org.uk/how-to-book.htm

All courses are free of charge.