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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

25/01/2019

28/02/2019

20/03/2019

04/04/2019

21/05/2019

13/06/2019

17/07/2019

10/09/2019

16/10/2019

05/11/2019

06/11/2019 evening session 5.30pm to 8.15pm

28/11/2019

03/12/2019

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 The Institute by emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.

Safeguarding Children - Level 3

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for?Booking details
ISCP

01/05/2019 AM and PM sessions

07/06/19 AM session

03/07/19 AM and PM sessions

11/09/19 AM and PM sessions

13/11/19 AM and PM sessions

06/12/19 AM and PM sessions

This level is now modular so participants can choose relevant modules to appraise safeguarding practice when working from a multi-agency/inter-professional perspective. 3 modules to be completed in a 3 year period N.B. can complete all 3 modules in 1 year or undertake 1 per year. The sessions currently available are:

05/04/19 AM session - Information Sharing

01/05/19 AM session - Including MASH/Care and Support Framework/Failure to be Brought guidance  

01/05/19 PM session - Preparing for and attending a Child Protection Conference

07/06/19 AM session - Preparing for and attending a Child Protection Conference

03/07/19 AM session - Including MASH/Care and Support Framework/Failure to be Brought guidance  

03/07/19 PM session - Information sharing

11/09/19 AM session - Preparing for and attending a Child Protection Conference

11/09/19 PM session - Including MASH/Care and Support Framework/Failure to be Brought guidance  

13/11/19 AM session - Information sharing

13/11/19 PM session - Preparing for and attending a Child Protection Conference

06/12/19 AM session - Including MASH/Care and Support Framework/Failure to be Brought guidance  

06/12/19 PM session - Information sharing

AM session from 9.30am to 1215pm, PM session from 1.15pm to 4pm

EVENING MODULES (5.30pm to 8.15pm):

05/09/19 - Information sharing

24/10/19 - Including MASH/Care and Support Framework/Failure to be Brought guidance  

18/11/19 -  Preparing for and attending a Child Protection Conference

 

Confirmation of the September to December modules will be available from July 2019.  

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

These modules (each module is 2 1/2 hours) are 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.  

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.

Safeguarding Children - Level 4

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for? Booking details
ISCP

17/09/2019

12/12/2019

'Safeguarding Children with Disabilities'

In this level 4 course participants will be looking at the interface between disability and safeguarding and consider ways in which children with disabilities can be more vulnerable to harm.

Part of this course involves a case scenario and TAC paperwork so it will assist attendees if they have attended the TAC training prior to this course

Further details: pdf icon Safeguarding Disabled Children Flyer 2019 [767kb]

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.  

 

 

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at  the Institute by emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.

ISCPSAFER and ISCP are working together so that this course will return soon.

'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.  

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by  emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning. 

ISCP

17/05/19

19/09/19

'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, understanding the prevalence and impact of CSA, considering problematic and appropriate sexual behaviour, the problems around disclosure, safety planning, discussing/exploring offender patterns and how therapeutic interventions can help children recover from sexual abuse.

Further details: pdf icon Sexual Abuse of Children and Young People [1Mb]

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. 

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.

ISCP

20/06/19

09/12/19

Neglect - The Graded Care Profile

This Level 4 child protection course aims to explore and identify potential barriers to the recognition of neglect, consider the impact of neglect from pre-birth to 18, recognise the difficulties working with neglect, and develop use of the Graded Care Profile in both assessment and intervention.

  • Attendees need to bring a case example to this course, to develop their ability to work with the Graded Care Profile.

 

Further details: pdf icon Neglect - the graded care profile - flyer [923kb]

This  one-day course is for people who routinely participate in safeguarding children as part of their working practice.This level of training will support and enhance the use of the Graded Care Profile as a tool to evidence neglect whilst working towards agreed goals with families.  

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by  emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.

ISCP

 

26/04/19

22/07/19

22/10/19

15/11/19

10/12/19

Women's, Maternal and Parental Mental Health - 10am until 4pm

This Level 4 child protection course is written by Dr Leah Salter, Family and Systemic Psychotherapist. The course will cover some of the literature, research and relevant practice examples relating to women's mental health, maternal mental health and parental mental health; including exploring wider issues that impact children's, adults and family wellbeing.

Safeguarding issues will be explored in relation to parental mental health alongside considering the impact of blame and shame narratives whilst unpacking binary definitions of mental health/illness: good/bad parenting. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Further details: pdf icon Women's, Maternal and Parental Mental Health [1Mb]

  • Attendees need to have in mind a case example, either current or historical, where parental mental health is a potential factor. This will assist in the  when working with risk and resilience.
The re-introduction of this one day course is for people who routinely participate in safeguarding children. The aim is to inform practice and open a reflective space for professionals working with families, those supporting children's mental health and wellbeing and those supporting parents with mental health needs.

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by  emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.

Domestic Abuse Awareness - Tier 1

Course providerDatesDescriptionWho is it for?Booking details
Safer

Thursday 20 June

Thursday 12 September

Thursday 21 November

 

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 702662.

 

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 and Refresher sessions

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

2019

1 & 2 April

10 & 11 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.

This training is a full day on the first day and the morning on the second day

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 2019 [434kb]

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

 

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning. 

Refresher sessions     
Multi-agency professionals

2nd April (1.15pm to 3.30pm)

11 June (1.15pm to 3.30pm)

10 September (1.15pm to 3.30pm)

8th October (1.15pm to 3.30pm)

12th November (1.15pm to 3.30pm)

3rd December (1.15pm to 3.30pm)

 These sessions are for participants that have already attended the 1 1/2 days training. 

They will provide participants with the opportunity to update on the TAC process and discuss any strengths and difficulties involved with the TAC process.

Anyone who has completed the TAC training

To book a place, please contact the Learning and Development Team at The Institute by emailing: Learning@gov.gg.

States employees can access the course calendar and booking arrangements through My Learning.