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Training

The Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnership carries out annual training needs analysis, and from this, creates a programme of safeguarding training and development for the year.

Our Workforce Development Training Policy is available here

How to Book:

  • Book your ticket on Eventbrite via the links in each training course below. We recommend you use the Eventbrite option to add the ticket/course to your Outlook calender.
  • Please be aware that not all training venues/training rooms will be accessible to delegates before the start of a training course. We ask that should you arrive early. please check with venue staff before accessing the training room.

Cancellations and Charges:

  • The IOWSCP provides free-to-attend training which is funded by the Safeguarding Partners.
  • If an individual cannot attend a course, please either cancel the ticket via Eventbrite or arrange for a suitable colleague to attend instead. To cancel a ticket, log into Eventbrite (you will have created an account to obtain a ticket), click on Your Tickets, then the appropriate ticket, and then Cancel Order. Should you experience any difficulties please contact us at  scp@iow.gov.uk  or 01983 814545.
  • If an individual fails to cancel their ticket or cancels within 48 hours of a course, agencies will be charged a non-attendance fee of £120 (per whole training day).
  • For Face-to-face courses, a register listing those who have booked tickets will be at every training course and  i t is the responsibility of attendees to sign the register as a record of their attendance . For virtual courses, the trainer will be provided with the details of those who have booked tickets and will record all attendees and mark those not in attendance.
 

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Due to the latest government guidance on COVID-19 we have cancelled our face-to-face training courses. We hope to re-arrange these for later in the year, however this will be dependant on the ongoing situation.

Training Programme

General Safeguarding

Course NameDetailsDates


HIPS Child Exploitation – as a health professional what do you need to know?


Intercollegiate training level three

THIS WEBINAR IS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS ONLY. Tickets booked by non-health professionals will be cancelled. Hampshire Heath professionals should book their place via Hampshire SCP.

Learning outcomes:

  • To develop awareness and understanding of the different types of child exploitation
  • To develop skills in recognising the signs of exploitation in children
  • To consider the appropriate response of health practitioners when risks and indicators of exploitation in children are identified, including how to utilise the skills and expertise of multi-agency partners
  • To develop awareness of the risk assessment tools available to health practitioners to support the assessment and identification of risk

***Attendees must use Internet Explorer to access the course***
Using an alternative browser can cause greatly reduced functionality, such as sound issues.

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Wenesday 11th November 2020
1.30 - 3pm


Wednesday 25th November 2020
7 - 8.30pm

*For health professionals only*

HIPS: An Introduction to Modern Slavery

This webinar has been developed for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnerships and is open to IOW professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • An understanding of what human trafficking and modern slavery is
  • Able to identify the types of exploitation involved
  • An understanding of the current legislative framework and processes that support victims
  • An awareness of where to go for more information on support services

***Attendees must use Internet Explorer to access the course***
Using an alternative browser can cause greatly reduced functionality, such as sound issues.

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Wednesday 14th October 2020
1.30 - 3pm


Wednesday 21st October 2020
1.30 - 3pm

HSCP & IOW Neglect webinar

This webinar has been developed for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnerships and is open to IOW professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the concept of significant harm and neglect as identified in IOWSCP and HSCP Neglect Strategy.
  • To identify indicators of neglect including the four types of neglect outlined by Howe (2005) and consider the significance of individual perspectives when identifying neglect and the implications for practice.
  • To introduce the HSCP and IOWSCP Practitioner tools available via the online Neglect Toolkit and consider how they can be used to support single and multi-agency working

***Attendees must use Internet Explorer to access the course***
Using an alternative browser can cause greatly reduced functionality, such as sound issues.
This virtual course is delivered via Adobe Connect.

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Wednesday 16th September 2020
1.30pm - 3pm
Working Together to Safeguard Children
(Level 3)

(Virtual)

This blended learning course will provide an understanding to staff who regularly investigate, and/or contribute to supporting children at risk of abuse and/or their families. This includes through multi-agency safeguarding procedures and assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of the child where there are safeguarding concerns.

This virtual course consists of a work book and two three-hour Zoom webinars. Please note this training takes places across 2 dates and attendees must commit to attending both webinars to achieve the Level 3 training.

***Please note that applicants for this course must have completed Level 2 training and be working confidently at this level to be suitable for Level 3 training***

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Tuesday 22nd September,
9.30am-12.30pm
&
Monday 28 th September,
9.30am-12.30pm


FULLY BOOKED

HIPS CERAF- Risk assessing and completing: An introduction to the new CERAF Toolkit

(Virtual)

This webinar has been developed for the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnerships and is open to IOW professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • Introduction of the newly developed HIPS Child Exploitation Risk Assessment Framework (CERAF)
  • Best practice guidance on completion of the CERAF
  • Guidance on scoring and actions to take upon completion

Please note that this workshop is an introduction of the new toolkit only and the expectation is that those attending are aware of what exploitation is and have had some basic training/experience in this.

***Attendees must use Internet Explorer to access the course***
Using an alternative browser can cause greatly reduced functionality, such as sound issues.

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Wednesday 9th September 2020, 9.30-10.30am

Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 9.30-10.30am

Harmful Cultural Practices - An introduction to Honour-Based Abuse (HBA), Forced Marriage (FM) and Dowry 

(Virtual)

This webinar has been developed for the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnerships and is open to IOW professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop understanding of issues around Honour Based Abuse (HBA), Forced Marriage (FM) and Dowry
  • How to recognise signs of HBA and FM
  • To understand laws and reporting duties
  • To recognise the importance of the “One Chance Rule”
  • To know existing protections and where to get help

***Attendees must use Internet Explorer to access the course***
Using an alternative browser can cause greatly reduced functionality, such as sound issues.

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Wednesday 2nd September 2020
9.30 - 10.30am

This event has been held.

Harmful Cultural Practices –
An introduction to Child Abuse Linked to Faith and Belief- CALFB (Including Witchcraft)


(Virtual)

This webinar has been developed by the Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton (HIPS) Partnership and is open to IOW professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand harmful practices linked to faith and belief
  • To identify signs and symptoms.
  • To identify your own responsibilities within your organisation.
  • To understand resources available.
  • To understand the role of police and children’s social care.
  • This virtual course is delivered via Adobe Connect.

***Attendees must use Internet Explorer to access the course***
Using an alternative browser can cause greatly reduced functionality, such as sound issues.

Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page

Wednesday 26th August
1:30 – 2:30pm 

HIPS Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Children (MET)


(Virtual)

This HIPS MET learning is separated over three 1 hour modules. An individual module can be booked or all modules can be booked (via separate booking pages). The webinars have been developed by the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership for the partner agencies of the HIPS (Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton) SCPs.

With a strong emphasis on multi-agency working and information sharing, this course is designed to create greater awareness of child exploitation. The course is delivered by Hampshire County Council’s specialist child exploitation team and the Police Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Children (MET) team. Whilst it will builds upon national issues, this course will focus on what is happening across Hampshire and IOW. The course will explore issues that children in our county face and enable you to detect and respond to the risks.

Please note that to attend module two and three you will need to have had prior training on the subject of MET. Modules two and three are subject specific Level 3 training.

Thursday 16th July:

  • Module one : Introduction to Child Exploitation (12:30-13:30)
  • Module two : Assessing Risk (14:00 - 15:00)
  • Module three : What Works (15:30 - 16:30)
Please ensure you read the Cancellation and Charges section on this page
 
Thursday 16th July:
  • Module one : Introduction to Child Exploitation (12:30-13:30)
  • Module two : Assessing Risk (14:00 - 15:00)
  • Module three : What Works (15:30 - 16:30)
This event has been held
PREVENT
(Level 1)
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.

Please be aware, this online course is not run by the IOWSCP, therefore if you need assistance in accessing this course, please click here
Online

Safeguarding Issues

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Learning Workshops

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Training available by other agencies (There may be a charges to attend these courses)

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Isle of Wight Council training courses
There are a number of courses avaialble for both the adults and children's workforce. 

Visit the IWC website here

DSL Conference

The first virtual DSL Conference was held on the 10th July 2020.

With feedback that led the content of the conference, as well as some important updates from KCSIE and how safeguarding has continued to be a multi-agency priority during the pandemic, it was an informative day and provides a good refresher and introduction to interventions, current and new services.

NB: The content of this conference is aimed at DSL’s in educational and early years settings and is not for wider distribution. If you would like to use any of the material please could you request this directly from the appropriate presenter.

Access the virutal conference video here
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Training For Designated Safeguarding Leads and their nominated deputies in Early Years Settings, Schools, Colleges and Childminders.
Delegates should be familiar with Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019) and there is an expectation that they have attended a level 2 safeguarding training course/event.
This course is aimed at Designated Safeguarding Leads and their nominated deputies in education settings. It aims to explain the expectations of the role to you and looks at some of the issues you could face whilst practising in this role. The course will also look at how delegates can start preparing their workplace for the safeguarding element of an Ofsted inspection
Visit the IWC website here for details
Suicide Prevention Training Zero Suicide Alliance have two types of suicide awareness training available, which provide a better understanding of the signs to look out for and the skills required to approach someone who is strugglingOnline
MARM - Multi-Agency Risk Management  The IOW Safeguarding Adults Board have developed a podcast detailing a brief overview of what MARM is, how it relates to safeguarding, when it should be used, what a good MARM meeting should look like and where you can find further information if you need it.IOWSAB website
Hidden Sentence Training
Barnardo's
A  1 day training course for all professionals who work with children and families, including children’s centre workers, social care staff, school staff, play workers, health visitors, family support teams and those working in the Criminal Justice System. This course gives a clear overview of the issues facing the families of prisoners and offenders and provides a range of strategies and resources to help you support them.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the impact of imprisonment on prisoners’ & offenders’ families.    
  • Understand the prison system
  • Understand the support needs of prisoners’ & offenders’ families
  • Critically evaluate the use and importance of knowledge about the needs and wishes of prisoners’ and offenders’ families
  • Understand how to improve the coordination of services to provide more effective support for those affected by the imprisonment or offending of a family member
  • Critically reflect on how to improve own practice in supporting prisoners’ & offenders’ families

Training course flyer available here

For more information and a booking form please contact:  amelia.brennan@barnardos.org.uk
How Do I? Training
Barnardo's

How do I ….? Supporting Children and Families Affected by Key Attachment Figure Offending. 
This new half-day workshop, developed by Barnardo’s, provides a follow-on training to Hidden Sentence and awareness raising workshops and focuses on the practice of supporting children and families affected by a family member offending.

Aimed at frontline staff working directly with children and families, it is a very practical workshop which provides:

  • Guidance on how to assess the needs of children and families affected by key attachment figure offending.
  • Guidance about how to develop support plans that meets the needs of children and families affected by key attachment figure offending.
  • Guidance about how to support children and families: ask the difficult questions, consider safeguarding implications, access the most effective resources, liaise with the appropriate agencies and support parents to talk to their children.

Training course flyer available here

For more information and a booking form please contact:  amelia.brennan@barnardos.org.uk
 
Targeted Early Help
Barnardo's

Barnardo's provide Targeted Early Help services through a range of parenting courses/workshops for parents/carers. These are held at their centres. If more appropriate, one to one sessions with parents or family in a centre can be held.  Services available can assist with:

  • Building a bond with a baby
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Supporting children's learning through play
  • Developing a child's communication
  • Advice on safety and first aid
  • Advice on smoke free homes
  • Advice on money management
  • Parenting skills for toddlers, pre-school, primary aged children, teenagers
  • Advice on health eating and nutrition
  • Advice and support for children with ADHD
  • Advice and support for children with ASC
Barnardo's Responses for Requests Form is available here

These service offers have been adjusted in light of the Covid19 restrictions. 

Please find here their current interim service offer and contact details here

Multi-Agency Forensic CAMHS and Harmful Sexual Behaviours Forum Workshop Suitable for all practitioners and managers of the multi-agency IOW workforce, the open forum is an opportunity for practitioners/managers to consult with the IOW/Hampshire FCAMHS service on a variety of subjects.

For further informatio  and to attend please contact  charlotte.young@iow.gov.uk
These workshops are taking place virtually via Microsoft Teams. Please contact  charlotte.young@iow.gov.uk  for dates and information.
Sexual Behaviours:
Traffic Light Tool Training
Brook's nationally recognised Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool training provides a highly visible, multi-agency response that helps professionals identify and respond apppropriately to sexual behaviours. This indepth course aims to:
1. Recognise sexual behaviours and differentiate between those which are developmental/health and those which are unhealthy/harmful.
2. Explore your own values and understand how they impact on decision making
3. Develop a common language around development and unhealthy sexual behaviours