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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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Allegations Management (Adults)

Date: 05 Sep 2019

Code: ALMA 0014

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.


Neglect and the use of the Screening Tool and the Graded Care Profile

Date: 05 Sep 2019

Code: TOOL 0001

Length: Full Day

Description: This course will focus on a case study which will help participants identify elements of neglect in a family. The trainers will then walk participants through the process of completing the Neglect Screening Tool, the Graded Care Profile and the Rochdale Risk Assessment Model. The course is suitable for anyone working with children or young people.


Introduction to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Date: 10 Sep 2019

Code: GUARD 0001

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


Neglect 1 Hour Briefing

Date: 16 Sep 2019

Code: NGLL 0012

Length: PM

Description: This one-hour briefing to promote understanding of child neglect. It raises awareness of Rochdale’s Neglect Strategy, exploring the roles of professionals and their responsibilities within a multi-agency network. This training is appropriate for anyone who works with or has contact with children, young people and families. This includes (but is not exclusive to) staff in schools and education, children's social care, health, the police, youth services, and private or voluntary organisations that work with children, young people and families.


Working With Difficult to Engage Families

Date: 20 Sep 2019

Code: WWDF 0004

Length: Full Day

Description: This course explains the causes of difficult engagement with families, describe the barriers families may face when trying to engage with services and what influences this, consider approaches to improve engagement, recognise different behaviours that decrease engagement and understand strategies for encouraging engagement with families. A significant part of the day will be reflection and discussion of techniques and strategies to enhance engagement with resistant families. The course is therefore appropriate for practitioners who have experience of such work, and can bring their knowledge and understanding to help contribute to the discussions. Each participant will need to have in mind a case study to share with the group, together with examples of what has worked/not worked in improving engagement.


Working Together to Safeguard Children

No places available

Date: 24 Sep 2019

Code: WTSC 0120

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 Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

No places available

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Code: HTAB 0018

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better 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 and Hoarding

Date: 04 Oct 2019

Code: SNEH 0004

Length: Full Day

Description: This course will help participants to identify the legal and policy context for working with people who Self Neglect and Hoard, identify the challenges associated with this work, consider your own practice when working with people who Self Neglect and Hoard and know who to contact for information and support.


MCA DOLS Seminar

Date: 07 Oct 2019

Code: MACD 0011

Length: PM

Description: This course will enable participants to improve their awareness of the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. This seminar is appropriate for all professionals working with adults who lack or may lack capacity in the health and social care sectors and who may therefore be at risk of abuse or neglect.


Reducing Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

No places available

Date: 09 Oct 2019

Code: HTAB 0018.5

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better 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: 30 Oct 2019

Code: WTSC 0121

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 Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 13 Nov 2019

Code: HTAB 0018.8

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better 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 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.


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

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 Parental Conflict (How to Argue Better)

Date: 21 Nov 2019

Code: HTAB 0019

Length: Full Day

Description: How to Argue Better 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.


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.


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: SXAB 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


Child Sexual Abuse

Date: 22 Nov 2019

Code: SXAB 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

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