28 June 2024 — Designated Safeguarding Lead — New DSLs (Face-to-Face)

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Course: Designated Safeguarding Lead – New DSLs (Face-to-Face)
Date: 28 June 2024 — 9.30am-4pm
Trainer: Mike Smith, Safeguarding Training Consultant
Location: Vadnie Bish House, NW5 2DR

Course Description:

This one-day programme will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge to be effective as a Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course you will have:

— Developed your understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead

— Gained a practical understanding of relevant law and statutory guidance

— Used case scenarios to develop your ability to judge when to consult with, or refer to, Children’s Social Care, and

— Considered some of the key issues in working effectively with other agencies, in particular colleagues in Children’s Social Care, Health and Police.

The training is highly participative, and you are encouraged to bring questions and examples from your own professional practice. It will be informed throughout by relevant law, guidance, procedures, theory, child safeguarding practice reviews (formerly serious case reviews), current research and will be supported by a comprehensive handout pack.

Target Audience:
This session is for new Designated Safeguarding Leads, who have not received training in this area previously.

The CSCP will be delivering both face-to-face and virtual safeguarding training during the summer term. Please ensure that you have read the course description, so you are clear on the delivery method for the course you have booked. Further details will be shared with you closer to the course date.

— Delegates need to register for a CSCP training account.
Apply to join the course.
— An automated confirmation email will be received if your application is successful.
— Further details will be shared before the course date including the location of the course.
— Complete the three-stage evaluation which delegates will receive by email.

If the session you are attending is virtual:

— Please make sure you can access Microsoft Teams or Zoom.
— There is an expectation that all delegates engage and fully participate in the sessions and always have their camera on.
— Keep questions general, and avoid giving any information that could be used to identify a child or family.
— Use headphones or a headset and always keep your speaker on mute if you’re not speaking.
— Don’t record any of the online conversation.
— Make sure other people you live with, especially children, are not in the room and cannot overhear sensitive information.
— Don’t use any other devices while you’re taking part.
— Join on laptop or PC for a better experience.

Failure of any of the above will result in the delegate not receiving their certificate of accreditation.

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