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This does not guarantee a place on the courseConfirmation of a place, course timings, venue details & papers will be emailed prior to the course date.
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Who can attend the training?

Our training is open to anyone who works or volunteers with children, families or adults with care and support needs, in the Rochdale borough. The training courses are not open to applications from the general public.

Professionals or volunteers in other local authority areas should access training provided by their local safeguarding board/partnership.

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Charges / Cancellation / Non-attendance Charges  

Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Partnership's Multi Agency training sessions are free of charge but it is essential that instances of non-attendance are kept to a minimum. Therefore, any delegates who fail to attend a session or fail to give notice of cancellation 5 working days prior, will incur a charge of
 - £25 for one hour briefings
 - £50 for half day courses
 - £100 for full day courses

Unless there are exceptional circumstances. 

Please note: charges apply to both face-to-face training and virtual (on-line) training.

To check a booking or cancel a place, please contact RBSB.admin@rochdale.gov.uk

Multi-Agency Risk management Briefing – Virtual Presentation

The Multi Agency Risk Management Protocol (MRM) has been updated and has had changes following recent learning. The protocol helps agencies work together to manage risk for those individuals with capacity who do not engage with services. This briefing is for professionals, managers and senior managers of all agencies who work directly with adults. The briefing will explain the changes to the protocol introduce the new templates and explain the escalation process.

NOTE: This is a virtual presentation – a film you can watch at your own pace. When you apply for the course, you will be sent a link to the film and an evaluation form.

To apply for this course - please email RBSB.admin@rochdale.gov.uk 

 

E-Safety
Hopwood Hall College have very kindly offered one of the e-learning course that normally costs £20 +VAT per person, FREE OF CHARGE to all visitors to the RBSAB and RBSCP websites.

With this E-Safety training course understand the dangers associated with the internet such as cyber bullying, online abuse such as grooming, sexting and how to report abusive online behaviour. Understanding both the benefits and risks of the internet, particularly for children and young people will allow leaners to develop better e-safety practices.

This course describes the various forms of abuse and danger caused by the use of technology and the internet, both for adults and children, and gives detailed information on how to counter its effects.

This online training course will help learners to identify adults and children at risk and what forms online abuse takes and how to recognise them. This course will provide learners with the information they on how to help and protect adults and children from the dangers of technology

To sign up, just complete this form and send it to rbsb.admin@rochdale.gov.uk
 (you do not need to put in your GCSEs/Quals, just click skip)

 

Professional Curiosity Resource Pack

Taking a professionally curious and respectfully uncertain approach will make you better placed to take appropriate and positive action to protect someone’s safety and welfare. It will help you develop a better understanding of someone’s situation and take account of their personal circumstances and vulnerabilities when assessing your concerns. This resource pack aims to raise awareness about the topics we want to embed into practice.

The expectation is that you will share this resource pack widely and use it:

·in team meetings

·as part of group/individual supervision

·for own development

You can look at it as a whole or dip in or out of it at your convenience.

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Reducing Parental Conflict Training for professionals working with families (introducing GM Relationship Toolkit)

Date: 06 Dec 2021

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

Description: Quality relationships throughout life are a right, not a privilege. Couple, family and social relationships hold the key to good parenting, education attainment, mental and physical wellbeing and quality of life in our later years. There is strong evidence that supports the need for a system change approach that recognises quality relationships as a core shared objective ie. receiving relationship support from a practitioner they know already and have a relationship with. This training provides professionals an awareness around parental conflict, its impact and introduces the Greater Manchester Relationship Toolkit which helps practitioners in their role supporting couples in their relationships. Relationship support doesn’t always need to be about specialist ‘relationship support,’ all practitioners working with families can play their role… it’s everyone’s business! Following the training professionals will be provided with a GM Relationship Toolkit and a Relationship Champion badge


White Ribbon - Lunch and Learn

Date: 06 Dec 2021

Code: Face to Face 1

Length: PM

Description: FACE TO FACE: As part of our White Ribbon campaign this year, we are delivering a lunch and learn briefing session at Riverside that will cover the following: • The new Domestic Abuse Act 2021 • Significant changes in domestic abuse legislation under this act • The new statutory duty for Local Authorities • Current local domestic abuse provision Light snacks will be provided.


Safer Sleep for Babies

Date: 07 Dec 2021

Code: Virtual 1

Length: PM

Description: Safer sleep advice saves babies lives. Giving evidence based safer sleep advice reduces the risks of Sudden Infant Death (SID’s) in babies. If you work with families who have a baby under the age of 1, it is important you have knowledge and skills to support families in ensuring every sleep is safe for a baby night or day. Designed for professionals and practitioners who may come into contact with families and might have an opportunity to give safer sleep information, however brief their contact is, and irrespective of their role e.g. Social Workers, family support workers, children’s centre staff, fire fighters, paramedics, police officers, housing officers, or health and education staff.


Relational Child Protection Conferences

No places available

Date: 08 Dec 2021

Code: VIRTUAL 2

Length: PM

Description: Relational Child Protection Conferences will be the new approach to Safeguarding in Rochdale and this new approach to child protection is being rolled out across the service from Autumn 2021. This briefing session is designed to support you to understand the changes that are being made and what will be expected from you when you attend a child protection conference in Rochdale


Migrant Women and Immigration Control

Date: 15 Dec 2021

Code: Virtual 4

Length: AM

Description: Some women fleeing domestic abuse have no recourse to public funds and often practitioners don’t know what support may be available to them. This training aims to give participants knowledge of the different types of immigration status and the legal options available to migrant women to regularise their immigration status following domestic violence. Participants will also gain knowledge of the financial and other support available to migrant women who have been subjected to domestic violence as well as tips on practical ways to support women through the legal process.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 12 Jan 2022

Code: Part 1

Length: AM

Description: This online Working Together course will be delivered in two parts. Participants must attend both parts before attendance certificates can be issued. Please ensure you can attend both parts before booking


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 14 Jan 2022

Code: Part 2

Length: AM

Description: This online Working Together course will be delivered in two parts. Participants must attend both parts before attendance certificates can be issued. Please ensure you can attend both parts before booking


Child to Parent Violence & Abuse Awareness Raising Session for professionals working with families

Date: 19 Jan 2022

Code: Virtual 14

Length: AM

Description: This multi-agency awareness session has been developed to support professionals working with families across Rochdale borough. We understand that Child to Parent Violence / Abuse is an issue that impacts many young people and their families and therefore we want to increase awareness around this form of abuse and help professionals in supporting families affected by it. The session will aim to: • Explore the prevalence of CPVA • Increase awareness of CPVA and its impact on families • Discuss challenges for families and professionals • Support professionals in identifying and exploring CPVA with families • Offer strategies to help professionals support families • Promote CPVA support for families in Rochdale in order for them to understand what is happening and build strategies to repair relationships stopping unwanted behaviour ie. Break4Change group programme, CPVA family support ?


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 19 Jan 2022

Code: Part 1

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Reducing Parental Conflict Training for professionals working with families (introducing GM Relationship Toolkit)

Date: 20 Jan 2022

Code: Virtual 2

Length: AM

Description: Quality relationships throughout life are a right, not a privilege. Couple, family and social relationships hold the key to good parenting, education attainment, mental and physical wellbeing and quality of life in our later years. There is strong evidence that supports the need for a system change approach that recognises quality relationships as a core shared objective ie. receiving relationship support from a practitioner they know already and have a relationship with. This training provides professionals an awareness around parental conflict, its impact and introduces the Greater Manchester Relationship Toolkit which helps practitioners in their role supporting couples in their relationships. Relationship support doesn’t always need to be about specialist ‘relationship support,’ all practitioners working with families can play their role… it’s everyone’s business! Following the training professionals will be provided with a GM Relationship Toolkit and a Relationship Champion badge


The Child's Lived Experience

Date: 20 Jan 2022

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

Description: With a statutory, serious case review and peer researched evidential base we will explore the child’s lived experience when parents/carers are given notice of Pre-Proceedings (the period before court proceedings begin in applications for care orders) as a result of the Local Authority having on-going concerns with the parent’s ability to meet the needs of the child or be protective of them. The training also considers the roles and responsibilities of all agencies from the referral in to CSC, through child protection process and escalation into pre proceedings The seminar will give you the opportunity to explore the important role professionals play in creating better experiences and outcomes for children, insight into Legal Gateway decision making meetings, alongside how to create a multi-agency impact if we are unable to divert away from care proceedings.


Safer Sleep for Babies

Date: 25 Jan 2022

Code: Virtual 2

Length: PM

Description: Safer sleep advice saves babies lives. Giving evidence based safer sleep advice reduces the risks of Sudden Infant Death (SID’s) in babies. If you work with families who have a baby under the age of 1, it is important you have knowledge and skills to support families in ensuring every sleep is safe for a baby night or day. Designed for professionals and practitioners who may come into contact with families and might have an opportunity to give safer sleep information, however brief their contact is, and irrespective of their role e.g. Social Workers, family support workers, children’s centre staff, fire fighters, paramedics, police officers, housing officers, or health and education staff.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 26 Jan 2022

Code: Part 2

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Allegations Management/LADO/Safer Working Practice

Date: 27 Jan 2022

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

Description: The Allegations Management/Safer Working Practice Training is designed for Head Teachers, Senior Leads, Directors and Senior Nominated Officers within organisations who work with children and Young people, this includes HR reps who are expected to undertake investigations against and related to staff who work with children. The training provides individuals with an understanding of the Allegations Management process, it will enable and empower employers and organisations to manage allegations, ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to protect staff and the children they work with. The training will also provide any updates to the allegations management process both nationally and locally.


Reducing Parental Conflict Training for professionals working with families (introducing GM Relationship Toolkit)

Date: 22 Feb 2022

Code: Virtual 3

Length: AM

Description: Quality relationships throughout life are a right, not a privilege. Couple, family and social relationships hold the key to good parenting, education attainment, mental and physical wellbeing and quality of life in our later years. There is strong evidence that supports the need for a system change approach that recognises quality relationships as a core shared objective ie. receiving relationship support from a practitioner they know already and have a relationship with. This training provides professionals an awareness around parental conflict, its impact and introduces the Greater Manchester Relationship Toolkit which helps practitioners in their role supporting couples in their relationships. Relationship support doesn’t always need to be about specialist ‘relationship support,’ all practitioners working with families can play their role… it’s everyone’s business! Following the training professionals will be provided with a GM Relationship Toolkit and a Relationship Champion badge


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 08 Mar 2022

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients that may be affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to complete the Domestic Abuse Stalking and Honour based violence (DASH - RIC) risk assessment which is the national tool used to assess risk in cases of domestic abuse. Duration: 45-60 mins


Child to Parent Violence & Abuse Awareness Raising Session for professionals working with families

Date: 09 Mar 2022

Code: Virtual 15

Length: AM

Description: This multi-agency awareness session has been developed to support professionals working with families across Rochdale borough. We understand that Child to Parent Violence / Abuse is an issue that impacts many young people and their families and therefore we want to increase awareness around this form of abuse and help professionals in supporting families affected by it. The session will aim to: • Explore the prevalence of CPVA • Increase awareness of CPVA and its impact on families • Discuss challenges for families and professionals • Support professionals in identifying and exploring CPVA with families • Offer strategies to help professionals support families • Promote CPVA support for families in Rochdale in order for them to understand what is happening and build strategies to repair relationships stopping unwanted behaviour ie. Break4Change group programme, CPVA family support ?


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 15 Mar 2022

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to identify risk and create a safety plan with clients to enable them to manage the risk in a domestic abuse relationship or to leave safely. Duration: 45-60 mins


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 16 Mar 2022

Code: Part 1

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 23 Mar 2022

Code: Part 2

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 11 May 2022

Code: Part 1

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 18 May 2022

Code: Part 2

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 07 Jun 2022

Code: Virtual 2

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients that may be affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to complete the Domestic Abuse Stalking and Honour based violence (DASH - RIC) risk assessment which is the national tool used to assess risk in cases of domestic abuse. Duration: 45-60 mins


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 14 Jun 2022

Code: Virtual 2

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to identify risk and create a safety plan with clients to enable them to manage the risk in a domestic abuse relationship or to leave safely. Duration: 45-60 mins


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 06 Sep 2022

Code: Virtual 3

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients that may be affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to complete the Domestic Abuse Stalking and Honour based violence (DASH - RIC) risk assessment which is the national tool used to assess risk in cases of domestic abuse. Duration: 45-60 mins


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 13 Sep 2022

Code: Virtual 3

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to identify risk and create a safety plan with clients to enable them to manage the risk in a domestic abuse relationship or to leave safely. Duration: 45-60 mins


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 14 Sep 2022

Code: Part 1

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 21 Sep 2022

Code: Part 2

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 23 Nov 2022

Code: Part 1

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 29 Nov 2022

Code: Virtual 4

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients that may be affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to complete the Domestic Abuse Stalking and Honour based violence (DASH - RIC) risk assessment which is the national tool used to assess risk in cases of domestic abuse. Duration: 45-60 mins


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 30 Nov 2022

Code: Part 2

Length: AM

Description: This 2 part Domestic Abuse Awareness session is aimed at front line practitioners. It aims to increase awareness of domestic abuse and it’s impact so practitioners can recognise signs and respond appropriately. It gives an overview of the Government definition, risk, civil and legal remedies, impact on children, perpetrators, impact of Covid-19 and domestic abuse services available locally. We also have available bite-size Zoom sessions on related topics, all available via the Safeguarding Board. Staff must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate. The training will take place from 9am – 12.30pm.


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 06 Dec 2022

Code: Virtual 4

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with clients affected by domestic abuse. This session will cover how to identify risk and create a safety plan with clients to enable them to manage the risk in a domestic abuse relationship or to leave safely. Duration: 45-60 mins

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