NEW Working Together – Basic Awareness Half Day

Course overview

Course Description

The Working Together Basic Awareness training course is an introductory course covering basic safeguarding.
It gives participants an understanding of the principles for working with children and young people to keep them safe. This course is delivered by the WSCP Partnership trainer.

This training is the minimum requirement for all people working with families or those who have contact with children and young people.


Target Audience

This course is designed for those who have had either no safeguarding training or who need a refresher. All practitioners should access working together training at least once every three years.



Course Highlights

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will have an awareness of:

* Child abuse and neglect including signs and indicators.
* The Continuum of Need and local thresholds.
* What to do in response to concerns.
* When to raise concerns.
* How to raise concerns.
* Early Help in Wakefield.
* How agencies, Voluntary Community Sector and families should work together to keep children safe

Areas of Connecting Practice Model covered:
Strength Based Practice building resilience, reducing harm
Understanding the Impact of Risk & finding effective ways to reduce harm

Additional Course Information

Covid-19 Guidance: These sessions will follow strict Covid-19 guidance – see attachment.

Attendance: If you book a place, please attend unless you are unwell.  If you are unwell please email the WSCP ASAP.

Availability: Once a course is full we will have a waiting list, given Covid-19 we may have places that become available at short notice.  If you are able to accept a place at short notice, please email your details to WSCP.

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