All Events

Cornwall Solution-focused Practitioner Group



Friday 11th January 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

Pondhu Children’s Centre, 2019  St Austell PL25 5DR

PLEASE PUT THIS INFORMATION OUT IF YOU HAVE NETWORKS YOU THINK CAN BENEFIT.

The group is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) service that aims to bring together people committed to working in a solution-focused way to develop skills and build networks. Sessions may comprise any one or more of: teaching, skills practice, case studies, group exercises, video analysis – all good opportunities for practitioners to step back from the daily work and reflect, learn and refresh.

CPD attendance certificates can be issued.

For more information or to book, contact Marc Gardiner: info@zebra.coop / 01752 606415

Attendance at these sessions costs £25+VAT if funded by employer.
£10 including VAT if self-financing. Receipts / invoices will be issued.

You can pay on the day, and it’s OK just to turn up, but if you can let us know it helps us to estimate numbers and prep accordingly.

Light refreshments provided.

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Training



Level 2 Single-Agency Training (1-day)

Thursday 17th January 2019 9.30am – 4.00pm
or evening alternative split over two evenings on
Monday 21st January and Wednesday 23rd January 5.30-8.30pm

Welcome Hall, Fore Street, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4DN

Introductory Early Bird Offer £65.00 +VAT

Bookings close on 10th January for 17th Jan course & 14th January for 21st/23rd Jan course – please book as soon as possible to help us with the running of this course.

For further details or to book: contact Ness Little ness@zebra.coop

 Course Description pdf

All children and young people have the right to be/feel safe, and live a life protected from harm accessing the right help at the right time.

This Level 2 course aims to facilitate:

  • increased professional knowledge and understanding of roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding children
  • gaining the skills you need to act appropriately and with confidence to protect the children and young people you work with
  • increasing professional confidence in identifying indicators of abuse and what action needs to be taken to safeguard and protect children and young people at risk of harm or neglect
  • working together with colleagues in a reflective learning environment exploring what needs to happen when there are safeguarding concerns

Intended Audience

The training is aimed at professionals working with children, young people and/or their parents/ carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child or young person and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding/child protection concerns.

This may include the following staff:

  • Staff with a designated/ safeguarding lead within a school, college, early years or childcare setting, organisation or agency
  • Voluntary Community Sector staff
  • GPs
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health staff
  • Designated persons including child minders/ foster carers
  • Police
  • Professionals working in substance misuse services
  • Youth offending team staff
  • Sexual health staff
  • School nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Housing officers
  • Support/ community workers
  • Youth workers

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day participants will be able to:

  • Name the categories of child abuse and neglect
  • Identify signs, symptoms and indicators of possible abuse
  • Understand and describe their roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand their role and responsibility when faced with a disclosure of abuse, and how to deal with a disclosures
  • Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards children/young people
  • Feel confident in knowing and adhering to the safeguarding arrangements at their workplace
  • Identify the importance of accurate recording, issues of confidentiality and consent and information sharing within the safeguarding process
  • Understand principles of information sharing
  • Be familiar with the process for dealing with allegations against staff
  • Identify potential barriers to reporting concerns
  • Explain the role of Early Help in engaging and involving families early when safeguarding children
  • Name groups of children who may have particular vulnerabilities
  • Establish mechanisms through supervision and peer support to embed learning into practice within their organisation
  • Describe possible barriers and solutions to effective interagency working to safeguard children and their families
  • Engage in the escalation process to challenge a decision

 

Plymouth Solution-focused Practitioner Group



Monday 21st January 2019 3-6 pm,

Welcome Hall, Fore Street, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4DN

The practitioner groups are a continuing professional development (CPD) service that aims to bring together people committed to solution-focused working to develop skills and build networks.  Sessions may comprise any one or more of:
* teaching
* skills practice
* case studies
* group exercises
* video analysis
– all good opportunities for practitioners to step back from the daily work and reflect, learn and refresh. Plus plenty of good networking.

CPD attendance certificates can be issued.

For more information or to book: contact Marc Gardiner:  info@zebra.coop / 01752 606415

Attendance at these sessions costs:

£25+VAT if funded by your employer.
£10 including VAT if self-financing.  Receipts / invoices will be issued.

You can pay on the day, and it’s OK just to turn up, but if you can let us know it helps us to estimate numbers and prep accordingly.

Light refreshments provided.

 

Devon Solution-focused Practitioner Group



Thursday 28th March  2019 3 – 6pm

Venue: Exeter Community Centre,
17 St Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG

The practitioner groups are a continuing professional development (CPD) service that aims to bring together people committed to solution-focused working to develop skills and build networks.

Sessions may comprise any one or more of:
* teaching
* skills practice
* case studies
* group exercises
* video analysis
– all good opportunities for practitioners to step back from the daily work and reflect, learn and refresh. Plus plenty of good networking.

CPD attendance certificates can be issued.

For more information or to book: contact Brigid McKittrick: info@zebra.coop

Tel: 01752 606415

Attendance at these sessions costs:

£25+VAT if funded by your employer.

£10 including VAT if self-financing.  Receipts / invoices will be issued.

You can pay on the day, and it’s OK just to turn up, but if you can let us know it helps us to estimate numbers and prep accordingly.

Light refreshments provided.