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 Charges / Cancellation / Non-attendance Charges  

Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Board’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 5 working days’ 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.

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

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Complex Safeguarding: Responding to Child Exploitation

No places available

Date: 13 Nov 2019

Code: CPLX 0001

Length: Full Day

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.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 18 Nov 2019

Code: ALMA 0015

Length: AM

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.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 20 Nov 2019

Code: WTSC 0122

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


Multi Agency Risk Management Protocol

Date: 20 Nov 2019

Code: MRMP 0002

Length: PM

Description: An opportunity for all practitioners to revisit the Multi-Agency Risk Management (MRM) protocol and for new practitioners to be introduced to the process. The session will include a walk-through of the document to allow professionals to have greater insight into the MRM process. This training is suitable for all practitioners who work with adults.


Bruising on Babies & Children

Date: 20 Nov 2019

Code: BRBA 0010

Length: PM

Description: This course will help professionals respond appropriately if they have a concern about a child who presents with bruising/mark/unexplained injury. It provides a strategy for the actions required, and provide an understanding of the criminal and CSC investigation and the different roles and responsibilities.


Domestic Abuse

No places available

Date: 20 Nov 2019

Code: DOMA 0006

Length: AM

Description: A 3 hour session which uses film, dynamic workshop exercises and discussion to consider the impact on adults, the impact on children and the impact on behaviours we encounter as professionals. The course includes a description of services available in Rochdale, including MARAC.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

No places available

Date: 21 Nov 2019

Code: HTAB 0019

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Self Neglect Awareness

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: SNEA 0001

Length: AM

Description: This briefing will raise awareness of the nature and possible causes of self-neglect and the emotional attachments inherent in hoarding. This course is suitable for all practitioners that work with people who may neglect themselves or hoard. Please note: this is a shortened version of our day-long Self Neglect and Hoarding course.


RBSAB Strategic Overview

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: STRAT 0002

Length: PM

Description: This course will explain how the Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Adults Board (RBSAB) works and how it can assist practitioners and managers who are working with adults at risk of abuse or neglect. It will cover the Multi-Agency Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, the Safeguarding Adult Review process and the tools and resources that are available. It will also explain how to keep up-to-date with safeguarding activity and developments in Rochdale. The course is appropriate for practitioners and first line managers, and for anyone new in post in the Borough.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: HTAB 0019.5

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Lasting Power of Attorney, Deputyship and Appointeeship

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: LPAD 0001

Length: PM

Description: This session will provide an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of an Appointee, Attorney and Deputy in supporting vulnerable adults with managing their finances. We will also give some examples of success stories, showing the positive impact this can make for an individual.


Provider Safeguarding Responsibilities (Adult)

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: PSRE 0012

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.


Child Sexual Abuse

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: CSAB 0011

Length: Full Day

Description: This course provides an overview of key issues for practitioners in Child Sexual Abuse and with children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour


Adult Survivors of CSE

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: SURV 0001

Length: PM

Description: The session will discuss the development of Adult Care’s approach to supporting victims / survivors of child sexual exploitation (CSE); how we support young people to move on from their adverse childhood experiences; what assessments & interventions we use & the emerging context of complex safeguarding for young & vulnerable adults


Community Safety Briefing

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: CSPB 0001

Length: AM

Description: This Briefing will raise awareness of the Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership and the work they undertake in Rochdale.


Domestic abuse, mental ill-health and substance abuse – the Toxic Trio (Adults)

Date: 25 Nov 2019

Code: TOXA 0004

Length: Full Day

Description: This course examines the impact of domestic abuse, mental ill-health and substance abuse on adults. Please note this is different to the ‘Toxic Trio – Parental’ course, which focuses on the impact on children.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

Date: 04 Dec 2019

Code: HTAB 0020

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

Date: 20 Jan 2020

Code: WTSC 0123

Length: Full Day

Description: There is NO requirement to repeat this course if you have already attended. The course covers referrals into the Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub, Child Protections Assessments and Case Conferences. This training is appropriate for those who work regularly with children, young people and parents/carers and is essential for those with particular responsibility for safeguarding children, for example, designated child protection officers, managers who supervise practitioners/volunteers & those staff who regularly attend Case Conferences & Core Groups.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

Date: 21 Jan 2020

Code: HTAB 0021

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Allegations Management & the Role of the LADO

Date: 22 Jan 2020

Code: LADO 0021

Length: PM

Description: For Operational & Senior Managers who supervise staff & volunteers only.


Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 23 Jan 2020

Code: ALMA 0016

Length: AM

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.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

Date: 24 Jan 2020

Code: HTAB 0021.5

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Children and Young People who display sexually harmful behaviour

Date: 27 Jan 2020

Code: CYPS 0001

Length: Full Day

Description: This course aims to improve understanding and recognition of risk associated with Harmful Sexual Behaviour with Children and Adults. It provides an insight about how to recognise Harmful Sexual Behaviour and understand why this may be apparent. The course provides an overview of the risks and vulnerabilities of the individuals. The course is suitable for people working with children and adults.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

Date: 29 Jan 2020

Code: HTAB 0022

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Introduction to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Date: 29 Jan 2020

Code: FGMU 0002

Length: AM

Description: This session will provide a 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


Assessing & Managing Risk

Date: 31 Jan 2020

Code: RISK 0017

Length: Full Day

Description: This course aims to improve understanding, recognition and management of risk when working with children, young people or adults at risk of abuse or neglect. It will help participants Understand the knowledge required to effectively assess and manage risk, give a grounding in the stages of risk assessment and apply learning through use of a case study exercise. This course is suitable for people working with children or adults.


Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training (How to Argue Better)

Date: 04 Feb 2020

Code: HTAB 0023

Length: Full Day

Description: Reducing Couple Conflict Practitioner Training is a training programme for multi-agency front line practitioners, designed to help raise parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and give them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a healthy way. This evidence-based course has a strong emphasis on parenting couples who live together. It raises parents’ awareness of the impact of conflict on their children and gives them the skills to tackle their disagreements in a way that reduces the impact on any children living in the same house. Helping adults understand how to reduce the potentially harmful effects of conflict on their children is an essential ingredient in improving child outcomes. This training course is ideal for anyone working with families/couples who are experiencing conflict. It is not designed to be an intervention to deal with domestic violence and abuse. It is about supporting intact couples to help them resolve their arguments in a more effective way. After the course practitioners will leave with a practical toolkit which they will be able to use to support families in their everyday work.


Safer Working Practice

Date: 11 Mar 2020

Code: SAWP 0005

Length: PM

Description: Briefing for Managers & Safeguarding Children trainers & Leads from all services to explore safe working practices training materials the RBSC Board has developed to support this level of training in single agencies. This is 1 1/2 hour session

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