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To apply for a place, click the course below & complete the application form.
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 individuals. 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 

 

Safe Sleep for Babies - Reducing the Risk of Sids
Hopwood Hall College have very kindly offered one of the e-learning course that normally costs £30 +VAT per person, FREE OF CHARGE to all visitors to the RBSAB and RBSCP websites.

Also known as cot death, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, SID is the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently well infant. In the UK, at least 300 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly every year. Being able to reduce the risk of any sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently well infant is a tremendous opportunity for everyone involved in a baby’s care.

This e-learning course has been developed to promote and support key safe baby sleeping messages, raising the awareness of parents, family members or other people who come into contact with families. On completion, learners will have an increased understanding of what can be done to keep sleeping babies as safe as possible.

On completion of this course learners will know:
- Key messages
- How to keep sleeping babies safe
- How to locate and provide supplementary resources

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)


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Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

No places available

Date: 23 Apr 2021

Code: Virtual 2

Length: AM

Description: The Care Act 2014 specifies that when abuse or neglect of an adult is suspected and requires an enquiry, Adult Care may request that this enquirer is undertaken by the organisation concerned. This course will explain the circumstances under which this may occur, the actions to be undertaken by the agency at each stage of the process and where to get advice and guidance. This course is suitable for employers and managers who have safeguarding responsibilities in relation to adults with care and support needs.


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 27 Apr 2021

Code: Virtual 8

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 (Break4Change)

Date: 27 Apr 2021

Code: Virtual 11

Length: AM

Description: This multi-agency online awareness session aims to provide professionals with a greater understanding of Child to Parent Violence & Abuse, help in identifying and exploring with families, provide practical steps you can take to support families experiencing CPVA. It also provides details around intervention for families in Rochdale, for example Break4Change programme. Any Rochdale BC employees interested in CPVA can access a 30miniute awareness session via their MeLearning Platform instead. Simply type in “Child to Parent Violence & Abuse Awareness Session” in your MeLearning account.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

No places available

Date: 28 Apr 2021

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.


Introduction to Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements

Date: 28 Apr 2021

Code: MAPPA 2

Length: PM

Description: Public protection is everyone’s business, and the Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) set out the statutory framework to which all public sector agencies have a Duty to Cooperate when dealing with individuals convicted of the most serious offences. Regardless of your role, if someone you are working with is associated to a MAPPA registered individual or they are registered themselves, you may be called upon to contribute to the MAPPA process. Delivered by Law Enforcement specialists, this 90 minute "bite size" input is for all safeguarding professionals, managers and practitioners from across the multi-agency spectrum who work with individuals convicted of serious crimes and living in the Rochdale area. This course aims to provide an introduction to understanding what MAPPA actually means, how the framework is used and implemented when dealing with the most serious offenders in our community, and to provide guidance on how the law applies to your agency and what your individual roles and responsibilities are.


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 04 May 2021

Code: Virtual 8

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

No places available

Date: 05 May 2021

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.


Stalking

Date: 05 May 2021

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

Description: This is an informative session aimed at professionals who may potentially work with individuals who are experiencing stalking behaviour. The session will cover: • The definition of stalking and the difference between stalking and harassment • The impact of stalking behaviour and the effect on the victim and wider associates • Stalking and the ways it effects younger people • Cyber and online stalking • How to recognise stalking behaviours • The law • Stalker typologies • How to support a victim and services available • Stalking Protection Orders (SPOs) All attendees will need access to a screen to view the presentation during the session. If you have problems accessing the link and need to dial in please email rbsb.admin@rochdale.gov.uk and they will send you the presentation slides to view during the session


Multi Agency Risk Management Protocol

Date: 10 May 2021

Code: MRM05

Length: PM

Description: 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 don’t engage with services. This briefing is for professionals, managers and senior managers of all agencies who work directly with individuals. The briefing will explain the changes to the protocol, introduce the new templates and explain the escalation process.


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 11 May 2021

Code: Virtual 8

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with families or adults in Rochdale. This session will help practitioners to understand what coercive control is, recognise the signs, the impact and UK legislation around it. Duration: 45-60 mins


Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 17 May 2021

Code: PART 1: 1-4PM

Length: PM

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 (Break4Change)

Date: 18 May 2021

Code: Virtual 12

Length: AM

Description: This multi-agency online awareness session aims to provide professionals with a greater understanding of Child to Parent Violence & Abuse, help in identifying and exploring with families, provide practical steps you can take to support families experiencing CPVA. It also provides details around intervention for families in Rochdale, for example Break4Change programme. Any Rochdale BC employees interested in CPVA can access a 30miniute awareness session via their MeLearning Platform instead. Simply type in “Child to Parent Violence & Abuse Awareness Session” in your MeLearning account.


FGM Briefing

Date: 18 May 2021

Code: FGM 0002

Length: PM

Description: This session will provide a 3 hour general overview of the topic of FGM, encompassing the rationale for the practice, health complications, legislation, and other aspects affecting those who have undergone FGM and those at risk of undergoing the practice. It is expected that by the end of the training, participants will have: • An understanding of what constitutes Female Genital Mutilation • Knowledge of how best to offer help and support • Be aware of the responsibilities within your own role • Have an increased knowledge of national and local services.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 19 May 2021

Code: PART 2: 1-4PM

Length: PM

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


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 25 May 2021

Code: Virtual 9

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


Self Neglect and Hoarding Strategy and Toolkit Launch

Date: 27 May 2021

Code: 9 - 10:30 AM

Length: AM

Description: The Self Neglect and Hoarding Strategy and Toolkit has been relaunched and this briefing will take participants through the contents. These include indicators and causes of self-neglect and hoarding, key legislation and the link to safeguarding. The briefing will explain approaches to adults who are reluctant to accept help, information on mental capacity and includes the Self-Neglect Screening Tool and the Clutter Image Rating Tool. This briefing is for professionals, managers and senior managers of all agencies who work directly with adults.


Self Neglect and Hoarding Strategy and Toolkit Launch

Date: 27 May 2021

Code: 11 am - 12:30 pm

Length: AM

Description: The Self Neglect and Hoarding Strategy and Toolkit has been relaunched and this briefing will take participants through the contents. These include indicators and causes of self-neglect and hoarding, key legislation and the link to safeguarding. The briefing will explain approaches to adults who are reluctant to accept help, information on mental capacity and includes the Self-Neglect Screening Tool and the Clutter Image Rating Tool. This briefing is for professionals, managers and senior managers of all agencies who work directly with adults.


Self Neglect and Hoarding Strategy and Toolkit Launch

Date: 27 May 2021

Code: 2 pm – 4 pm

Length: PM

Description: The Self Neglect and Hoarding Strategy and Toolkit has been relaunched and this briefing will take participants through the contents. These include indicators and causes of self-neglect and hoarding, key legislation and the link to safeguarding. The briefing will explain approaches to adults who are reluctant to accept help, information on mental capacity and includes the Self-Neglect Screening Tool and the Clutter Image Rating Tool. This briefing is for professionals, managers and senior managers of all agencies who work directly with adults.


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 01 Jun 2021

Code: Virtual 9

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


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 08 Jun 2021

Code: Virtual 9

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with families or adults in Rochdale. This session will help practitioners to understand what coercive control is, recognise the signs, the impact and UK legislation around it. Duration: 45-60 mins


Domestic Abuse Awareness

No places available

Date: 09 Jun 2021

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.


‘Honour’ Based Violence/Abuse

Date: 09 Jun 2021

Code: HBV/A7

Length: AM

Description: This briefing will: • Raise awareness of so called ‘Honour’ Based Abuse/Violence (HBV/A) in the UK • Help participants gain an understanding and challenge misconceptions of HBV/A • Raise awareness of signs & indicators of risk • Help participants be able to respond to safeguard and support children & vulnerable adults • Provide information on the support services available This 90 minute to 2 hours briefing is being delivered online using Microsoft Teams whilst the pandemic continues. One we are able to deliver training courses face-to-face again, we will replace this briefing with a full day course.


Neglect and Emotional Abuse

Date: 15 Jun 2021

Code: PART 1

Length: PM

Description: Aims to promote recognition of children suffering from emotional abuse and neglect. The course explores the professional roles and responsibilities in safeguarding children in a multi-agency network. The course id suitable for anyone working with children or young people’


Neglect and Emotional Abuse

Date: 16 Jun 2021

Code: PART 2

Length: PM

Description: Aims to promote recognition of children suffering from emotional abuse and neglect. The course explores the professional roles and responsibilities in safeguarding children in a multi-agency network. The course id suitable for anyone working with children or young people’


Domestic Abuse Awareness

No places available

Date: 16 Jun 2021

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: 22 Jun 2021

Code: Virtual 10

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 (Break4Change)

Date: 22 Jun 2021

Code: Virtual 13

Length: PM

Description: This multi-agency online awareness session aims to provide professionals with a greater understanding of Child to Parent Violence & Abuse, help in identifying and exploring with families, provide practical steps you can take to support families experiencing CPVA. It also provides details around intervention for families in Rochdale, for example Break4Change programme. Any Rochdale BC employees interested in CPVA can access a 30miniute awareness session via their MeLearning Platform instead. Simply type in “Child to Parent Violence & Abuse Awareness Session” in your MeLearning account.


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 29 Jun 2021

Code: Virtual 10

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


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 01 Jul 2021

Code: Virtual 3

Length: PM

Description: The Allegations Management process for adult services helps employers and leaders of voluntary groups deal effectively and professionally with any allegations made against their employees or volunteers. The Allegations Management training explains the thresholds for when the process should be used, explains your employer or group leader responsibilities and the actions that should be taken, as well as giving details of how the system works once a report is made and the involvement of other agencies such as the police. The Allegations Management training also covers the Safer Working Practices guidelines. These have been produced to help practitioners establish the safest possible working environments which safeguard individuals and reduce the risk of being falsely accused of improper or unprofessional conduct. The course is recommended for employers in adult services and leaders of groups who work with adults with care and support needs.


Multi Agency Risk Management Protocol

Date: 05 Jul 2021

Code: MRM06

Length: PM

Description: 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 don’t engage with services. This briefing is for professionals, managers and senior managers of all agencies who work directly with individuals. The briefing will explain the changes to the protocol, introduce the new templates and explain the escalation process.


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 06 Jul 2021

Code: Virtual 10

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with families or adults in Rochdale. This session will help practitioners to understand what coercive control is, recognise the signs, the impact and UK legislation around it. Duration: 45-60 mins


Illegal Money lending

Date: 06 Jul 2021

Code: IMON 1

Length: AM

Description: Presented by the Illegal Money Lending Team. Many people believe loan sharks just have a financial impact on a community; but they actually cause great financial hardship, target the most vulnerable, increase crime and put massive pressure on people’s mental health. Loan sharks don’t just affect the person that initially borrows the money - they impact the whole family. In this session you will learn how to spot the signs that your client is involved with a loan shark and how you can help them. Learn how loan sharks manipulate victims to keep on paying, understand why people borrow and find out how the Illegal Money Lending Team protects victims and communities from the loan sharks bite. The session will cover: Who are the Illegal Money Lending Team? - What is a loan shark? - What does a loan shark victim look like? - Spot the signs of loan shark activity - Its more than a financial crime - Ways to report.


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 20 Jul 2021

Code: Virtual 11

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: 27 Jul 2021

Code: Virtual 11

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


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 03 Aug 2021

Code: Virtual 11

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with families or adults in Rochdale. This session will help practitioners to understand what coercive control is, recognise the signs, the impact and UK legislation around it. Duration: 45-60 mins


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 17 Aug 2021

Code: Virtual 12

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: 24 Aug 2021

Code: Virtual 12

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


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 31 Aug 2021

Code: Virtual 12

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with families or adults in Rochdale. This session will help practitioners to understand what coercive control is, recognise the signs, the impact and UK legislation around it. Duration: 45-60 mins


Completing a DASH Risk Assessment

Date: 14 Sep 2021

Code: Virtual 13

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: 21 Sep 2021

Code: Virtual 13

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


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 28 Sep 2021

Code: Virtual 13

Length: AM

Description: For practitioners working with families or adults in Rochdale. This session will help practitioners to understand what coercive control is, recognise the signs, the impact and UK legislation around it. Duration: 45-60 mins


Stalking

Date: 03 Nov 2021

Code: Virtual 2

Length: AM

Description: This is an informative session aimed at professionals who may potentially work with individuals who are experiencing stalking behaviour. The session will cover: • The definition of stalking and the difference between stalking and harassment • The impact of stalking behaviour and the effect on the victim and wider associates • Stalking and the ways it effects younger people • Cyber and online stalking • How to recognise stalking behaviours • The law • Stalker typologies • How to support a victim and services available • Stalking Protection Orders (SPOs) All attendees will need access to a screen to view the presentation during the session. If you have problems accessing the link and need to dial in please email rbsb.admin@rochdale.gov.uk and they will send you the presentation slides to view during the session

Safeguarding Adults Click here to access the Safeguarding Adults Board