This introductory course, ‘Effective challenge of safeguarding children systems’, helps officers and members to effectively question and challenge child protection systems in their authority.
Designed for non-specialists, attendees will be helped to navigate the complexities of safeguarding, understand where responsibilities lie, identify some of the warning signs to look out for and gain the skills to better assure that safeguarding systems provide robust child protection in their area.
Professor Alexis Jay’s 2014 Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham illuminated the risks of weak overview and scrutiny of children’s services and safeguarding.
This workshop will offer a masterclass to councillors and officers providing them with knowledge, skills and questions to ask to ensure, and feel assured, that safeguarding children systems within their area are good.
The training day gives an introduction to:
The development session is based on CfPS’s most recent Safeguarding Children publication, and is taken from a wider development programme designed for whole councils.
Places cost £195 + VAT per person for Local Authority delegates and £225 + VAT per person for commercial sector delegates.
Buy 3 get 1 free – In recognition that authorities may benefit from sending multiple delegates to the same training event. This discount is applied automatically at check-out.