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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 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

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Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 01 Mar 2021

Code: WTSC Virtual 1

Length: PM

Description: This online Working Together course will be delivered in two parts – on the afternoons of 1st March and 4th March. 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: 02 Mar 2021

Code: Virtual 6

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


Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 04 Mar 2021

Code: WTSC Virtual 2

Length: PM

Description: This online Working Together course will be delivered in two parts – on the afternoons of 1st March and 4th March. Participants must attend both parts before attendance certificates can be issued. Please ensure you can attend both parts before booking


Safety Planning for Domestic Abuse.

Date: 09 Mar 2021

Code: Virtual 6

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


Multi Agency Risk Management Protocol

Date: 11 Mar 2021

Code: MRM04

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.


Complex Safeguarding: Responding to Child Exploitation

Date: 15 Mar 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.


‘Honour’ Based Violence/Abuse

Date: 16 Mar 2021

Code: HBV/A6

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.


Understanding coercive controlling behaviour

Date: 16 Mar 2021

Code: Virtual 6

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


Complex Safeguarding: Responding to Child Exploitation

Date: 17 Mar 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.


Child to Parent Violence & Abuse awareness (Break4Change)

Date: 24 Mar 2021

Code: Virtual 10

Length: AM

Description: Rochdale BC employees interested in CPVA can access a 30miniute awareness session via their MeLearning Platform. Simply type in “Child to Parent Violence & Abuse Awareness Session” in your MeLearning account: During the period of COVID19 restrictions lots of families are spending far more time together than they normally would which may lead to an increase in family conflict and possibility Child to Parent Violence & Abuse. This multi-agency online awareness session has been developed for during COVID19 to hopefully give you a greater understanding of this issue, provide you with some practical steps you can take to support families experiencing CPVA and also provide details around support we are offering during these restrictions when physical group interventions like our Break4Change programme cannot be run as they usually are.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 12 Apr 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.


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.


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.


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

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