The aim of this course is to provide managers with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities when managing staff who have a responsibility for safeguarding children.

Key Outcomes
  • To understand the importance of updating policy, engaging in audit and undertaking training need analysis.
  • Be aware of the new Multi-agency Safeguard Arrangements and significant changes outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.
  • Understand the impact of thresholds on safeguarding activity in agencies and organisations.
  • To review the meaning of Contextual Safeguarding and Adverse Childhood Experiences.
  • To learn about the prevalence of abuse and the purpose of Joint Strategic Need Assessments.
  • The importance of effective Supervision, Management Oversight and Support.
  • Understanding Safeguarding Practice and the new process of Child Safeguard Practice Reviews.
  • Demonstrate how information sharing is key to safeguarding and the impact of new legislation.
  • Understand the escalation process and how to use it to manage disagreements or conflict between organisations.
  • Be able to manage allegations against the workforce and identify the local protocol.
  • Be able to recognise how agencies must work together to assess, identify review and meet the needs of the children where there are safeguarding concerns.
  • Increase awareness around Identifying, managing and defending risk and how this can help when overseeing, supervising and assessing the competency of staff including the importance of reflective supervision.
  • To understand what constitutes a complex child abuse investigation and the structures and functions.

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