RECORDED – Working Together – Basic Awareness

Course overview

This training is not specifically designed for school staff, i.e. it will not cover KCSIE.  Instead please contact the safeguarding advisor Vicki Maybin on



This is now a recorded training session click  link to access

This training course replaces Virtual College’s Safeguarding 1 and 2. 

You must complete this course before attending Working Together Shared Responsibility. 3. 


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 and a member of the multi-agency training pool.
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.

Areas of Connecting Practice Model covered:

Restorative Practice Strengthen and build relationships, working with families.
Strength Based Practice building resilience,
Understanding the Impact of Risk & finding effective ways to mitigate risk and reduce harm
Professional Curiosity, Challenge & using history as an indicator.


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

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