WSSCP

 If you are worried about a child speak to the Integrated Front Door (IFD)
on 01403 229900

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Training Calendar

Due to COVID -19 our face to face training is currently on hold until further notice. 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are working on providing a Virtual Training Offer to enable us to continue providing our Core Training sessions. 

Please keep checking back on this page for more information on new courses!

 

New Training Coming Soon…….

  • More Safeguarding Hot Topics –  Fabricated/Induced Illness, Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and Non Accidental Injury (NAI)

Watch this space for new training sessions!

 

Working Together to Safeguard Children

This interactive webinar is delivered across 2 x 3 hour sessions and will provide you with an opportunity to explore and practice the fundamental safeguarding skills including studying the 4 categories or abuse,  the voice of the child, reporting concerns and exploring local safeguarding processes.

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12th & 13th January 2022 – 

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7th & 8th February 2022 – 

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21st & 22nd March 2022 – 

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Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

This 3 hour interactive webinar will provide you with an opportunity to update your safeguarding knowledge and understanding in order for you to carry out your safeguarding responsibilities effectively.

6th December 2021 –

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18th January 2022 – 

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10th February 2022 – 

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25th March 2022 – 

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Neglect

This interactive webinar is delivered across 2 x 3 hour sessions and explores potential indicators and vulnerabilities, the tools and resources to use as well as the importance of chronologies, analysis and capturing the voice of the child

MORE DATES COMING SOON!

 

Professional Curiosity

This 2 hour interactive webinar will provide you with the opportunity to develop this important safeguarding skill  and help you to apply it to your daily practice.

7th December 2021 – 

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17th January 2022 – 

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9th February 2022 –

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31st March 2022 – 

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Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)

This 3 hour interactive webinar supports you in understanding the profile of the MAPPA and how their implementation and coordination monitors and manages the potential risk presented by offenders who live in the community. This is a joint session with Brighton & Hove and East Sussex.

31st May 2022 – 

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1st November 2022 –

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Harmful Practices

These 3.5 hour interactive webinars will support you in raising your awareness of identification and support processes for the specified harmful practices, enabling you to safeguard those children at risk. These sessions are delivered by Bal Howard, who draws on personal experience to deliver a high quality and effective training session, which has received excellent feedback from previous attendees across the partnership.

Harmful Practices – Female Genital Mutilation / Breast Ironing
26th January 2022 –

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Harmful Practices – Honour Based Abuse / Forced Marriage
2nd March 2022 – 

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Working Together to Recognise and Respond to Child Exploitation

This 2 hour online briefing is aimed at workers who have occasional contact with children and young people in their daily roles. It will support you in developing an awareness of what child exploitation is, how to identify it and how you need to respond.

13th December 2021

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20th January 2022

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Recognising and Responding to Child Exploitation Using a Contextual Safeguarding Approach

This 1 day online webinar is for practitioners working across the partnership and seeks to support you in developing a greater awareness of how to respond to child exploitation through a contextual safeguarding lens

10th December 2021 – 

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14th January 2022 –

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18th January 2022 –

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17th February 2022 –

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Safeguarding Hot Topics

These short interactive sessions will provide an overview on a range of topics including Child Sexual Abuse (CSA), Non Accidental Injuries (NAI) and Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) and Perplexing Presentations (PP). Each session will provide an opportunity to discuss practice based issues around the focus topic.

Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) and Perplexing Presentations (PP)

13th January 2022

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Non Accidental Injury / Abusive Head Trauma

25th November 2021

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13th December 2021

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Child Sexual Abuse (CSA)

more dates coming soon!

 

 

Child Protection Conference Reports and Plans

This 3 hour session will provide you with an overview of the child protection conference process, how you should prepare and actively contribute.

2nd December 2021

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13th January 2022

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17th February 2022

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17th March 2022

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Improving Outcomes for Children Looked After (CLA)

This 2 hour interactive webinar is for those professionals working with or caring for children looked or care leavers. Legislations, guidance, procedures and practice will be discussed and attendees will have the opportunity to explore the increased vulnerabilities looked after children may face, ask questions and engage in multi-agency discussions.

1st December 2021 – 

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27th January 2022 – 

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22nd March 2022 – 

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Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

This 1.5 hour webinar explores the factors that lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. This session will equip you to be able to support those who may be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

3rd December 2021 – 

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17th January 2022 – 

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1st February 2022 –

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24th February 2022 –

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15th March 2022 – 

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Preventing Redicalisation & Violent Extremism Refresher

This 1.5 hour webinar is for all professionals who have already attended the PREVENT Radicalistion & Extremism training and require an update to ensure that they have a current and relevant understanding of the PREVENT agenda and what it means to professionals in West Sussex.

30th November 2021 – 

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9th December 2021 – 

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13th December 2021 –

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Online Radicalisation  – Key Signs

This 1.5 hour webinar explores some of the key impacts of Covid-19 on radicalisation during lockdown and going forward.

More dates coming soon!

 

The Role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

This 3 hour webinar will support you to explore the role of the LADO in relation to safeguarding  when allegations are made against potentially unsuitable adults working or volunteering with children and young people.

16th December 2021 –

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21st January 2022 –

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21st February  2022 –

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22nd March 2022 –

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E-learning courses are available via the WSSCP E-learning page.

For training courses on self harm and suicide visit the Coastal West Sussex MIND course directory

You can also find information on the NSPCC Coping With Crying Training.

For information regarding allocation of places, courses fees, cancellation charges, non-attendance on the day and course evaluations visit the Training page.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD (DSL) TRAINING FOR SCHOOLS CAN NOW BE FOUND ON THE WEST SUSSEX SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS WEBSITE

FOR SPECIFIC EARLY YEARS TRAINING PLEASE VISIT THE EARLY YEARS TRAINING PROGRAMME. PLEASE BE AWARE THE IF YOUR SETTING IS PART OF THE EARLY YEARS SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAMME, THE WSSCP TRAINING PROGRAMME IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AND YOU WILL BE CHARGED ACCORDINGLY. 

If you have any queries regarding course availability or booking onto a course please contact the West Sussex Learning and Development Gateway via learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk or 01243 756 834.