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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 

 

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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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


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 18 Aug 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.


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


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 25 Aug 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.


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


Introduction to Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements

Date: 02 Sep 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.


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


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 15 Sep 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.


Migrant Women and Immigration Control

Date: 15 Sep 2021

Code: Virtual 3

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.


Relational Child Protection Conferences

Date: 21 Sep 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


Relational Child Protection Conferences

Date: 21 Sep 2021

Code: Virtual 3: 5-7pm

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


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


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 22 Sep 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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 27 Sep 2021

Code: PART 1

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


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 28 Sep 2021

Code: PART 2

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


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


Relational Child Protection Conferences

Date: 04 Oct 2021

Code: Virtual 1

Length: AM

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


Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

Date: 19 Oct 2021

Code: Virtual 3

Length: PM

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.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 20 Oct 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.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 27 Oct 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: 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


Complex Safeguarding: Responding to Child Exploitation

Date: 15 Nov 2021

Code: PART 1

Length: PM

Description: This course is delivered by the Complex Safeguarding Team and covers Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and modern day slavery. It also aims to provide attendees with a basic understanding of trauma and how this can impact young people. The course is suitable for anyone who works with adolescents and essential for professionals working in a safeguarding role. Please ensure you can attend both parts before booking.


Complex Safeguarding: Responding to Child Exploitation

Date: 16 Nov 2021

Code: PART 2

Length: PM

Description: This course is delivered by the Complex Safeguarding Team and covers Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and modern day slavery. It also aims to provide attendees with a basic understanding of trauma and how this can impact young people. The course is suitable for anyone who works with adolescents and essential for professionals working in a safeguarding role. Please ensure you can attend both parts before booking.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 17 Nov 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.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 24 Nov 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.


Illegal Money lending

Date: 25 Nov 2021

Code: IMON2

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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 29 Nov 2021

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: 30 Nov 2021

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


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 08 Dec 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.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Date: 15 Dec 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.


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.

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