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The ISCP offer four levels of training: basic awareness (e-learning); safeguarding children (general principles), working together (multi-agency processes) and specialist focus workshops on key safeguarding themes. Information on these courses and other relevant courses can be found below.

Safeguarding Children - Level 1

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for?Booking details
ISCPE-learningThe course is an e-learning package providing a basic overview of safeguarding practice in Guernsey and Alderney. Every States employee and anyone wanting to take the Level 2 safeguarding children course. The e-learning course can be accessed via the Institute Learning Pod. You do not need to log on, just follow the link under 'Free E-Learning'.

Safeguarding Children - Level 2

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for?Booking details
ISCP

23/01/2018

12/02/2018

09/03/2018

12/04/2018

18/05/2018

18/06/2018

11/07/2018

25/09/2018

18/10/2018

15/11/2018

27/11/2018

04/12/2018

The course will enable participants to demonstrate knowledge and skills in applying safeguarding principles in practice and appraise implications for professional practice when working with families. The course covers:

  • Defining the categories of child abuse;
  • Recognising signs and indicators of abuse;
  • Considering how to respond to concerns;
  • Explaining roles and responsibilities;
  • Locating and referring to relevant guidelines.

 

Participants need to have completed the e-learning package prior to attendance. 

This half-day course is intended for anyone who works with children, young people, parents or families in either the statutory, voluntary or private sector.  

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at Sir Charles Frossard House tel: 717000 email: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking forms through the Bridge intranet site under Learning and Development.

Safeguarding Children - Level 3

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for?Booking details
ISCP

02/02/2018

04/05/2018

06/06/2018

21/09/2018

12/10/2018

16/11/2018

This course will enable participants to appraise safeguarding practice when working from a multi-agency/inter-professional perspective. The course covers:

  • Effective interagency communication;
  • The legislative, policy and procedural context of child protection work;
  • Referrals for 'children in need' and 'children at risk' and the Multi-Agency Support Hub (MASH);
  • Risk factors associated with child abuse;
  • The role of the Children's Convenor and the Child Youth and Community Tribunal (CYCT);
  • Public law orders for child protection and the information sharing protocol.

Participants need to have completed the e-learning package and Level 2 prior to attendance.

This one-day multi-agency course is for employees who participate in the process of safeguarding children through referral, assessment, interventions for child or parent and/or contribute to multi-agency safeguarding forums - e.g. case conferences, CYCT, MASH, Core Groups. 

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at Sir Charles Frossard House tel: 717000 email: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking forms through the Bridge intranet site under Learning and Development.

Safeguarding Children - Level 4

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for? Booking details
ISCP

26/04/2018

17/09/2018

13/12/2018

'Safeguarding Children with Disabilities'

In this course participants will be looking at the interface between disability and safeguarding and considering ways in which children with disabilities can be more vulnerable to harm.

Further details: pdf icon Safeguarding children with disabilities 2018 [299kb]

This one-day course is for people who routinely participate in safeguarding children as part of their working practice.This level of training can be undertaken as part of the practitioners development and it can also be used as an update for experienced and registered practitioners as a way of essential updating instead of the Level 2.

 

 

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at Sir Charles Frossard House tel: 717000 email: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking forms through the Bridge intranet site under Learning and Development. 

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'Domestic Abuse and the Impact on Children' 

This level 4 child protection training aims to consider the nature and extent of domestic abuse; help practitioners become aware of the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people and consider recent research in the light of their own practice and in relation to child protection.

Further details:

This  one-day course is for people who routinely participate in safeguarding children as part of their working practice.This level of training can be undertaken as part of the practitioners development and it can also be used as an update for experienced and registered practitioners as a way of essential updating instead of the Level 2.

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at Sir Charles Frossard House tel: 717000 email: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking forms through the Bridge intranet site under Learning and Development. 

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'Sexual Abuse of Children and Young People'

This level 4 child protection training aims to develop participants' understanding of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and interventions available to help children by considering definitions and theories of CSA; the problems around disclosure - Learn ways of keeping children safer and how therapeutic interventions can help children recover from sexual abuse.

Further details:

This  one-day course is for people who routinely participate in safeguarding children as part of their working practice.This level of training can be undertaken as part of the practitioners development and it can also be used as an update for experienced and registered practitioners as a way of essential updating instead of the Level 2.

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at Sir Charles Frossard House tel: 717000 email: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking forms through the Bridge intranet site under Learning and Development. 

Domestic Abuse Awareness - Tier 1

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for?Booking details
Safer

26/03/2018

21/06/2018

13/09/2018

19/11/2018

The course provides an overview of domestic abuse and challenges commonly held beliefs, attitudes and assumptions about domestic abuse. Amongst the issues covered are:

  • The different categories of abuse;
  • Why people may stay in abusive relationships;
  • How children may be affected by domestic abuse;
  • Good practice and interagency working including an overview of Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) and the CAADA DASH RIC (Risk Identification Checklist);
  • The leaving process and issues to consider when leaving an abusive relationship.

The course will include a brief presentation by local specialist domestic abuse agencies about their different roles.  

This one day multi-agency course is offered by Safer LBG, for Managers within States Departments, Human Resources staff, front-line States employees, working in Health, Education, Social Work, the Police, Social Security, Housing, Probation, plus people working in Voluntary Agencies, and all those dealing with potential victims and their families.

Course flyer:

pdf icon Domestic abuse awareness training 2018 [107kb]

To apply, please contact Louise Johnson at Safer with your name, organisation, contact number and email address.

 

Contact: Louise Johnson - email: enquiries@safer.gg, tel: 07839 777267.

 

Please note: although there is no standing fee for the Safer Tier 1 training there is a no-show/late cancellation fee of £25. Donations towards refreshments gratefully received on the day. 

Team Around the Child and Lead Professional Training

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for? Booking details
Multi-agency professionals

2018

6 & 7 February

17 & 18 April

12 & 13 June

12 & 13 September

16 October (refresher)

14 & 15 November

4 December (refresher)

2019

21 & 22 February

1 & 2 April

11 & 12 June

9 & 10 September

7 & 8 October

11 & 12 November

2 & 3 December

The training will ensure that participants:

Understand the ethos of the Team Around the Child and Lead Professional approach.

Understand the responsibilities of the Lead Professional role.

Are able to champion the approach and promote good practice.

Understand the value that the Team Around the Child and Lead Professional approach adds in relation to achieving good outcomes for children and their families.

Anyone who is working with children and likely to be part of a Team Around the Child and/or Lead Professional.

For more information:

pdf icon TAC & LP Training 2018 [429kb]

pdf icon TAC LP Training 2019 [427kb]

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at Sir Charles Frossard House tel: 717000 email: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking forms through the Bridge intranet site under Learning and Development.