Our Training Programme

Click on the links to find out more information about the training courses we currently offer: 

Online Safeguarding Training - Level 1

A great introduction

Preventing

Radicalisation &  Extremism - Level 3

Discover how to spot signs and safeguard young people

Multi-agency Safeguarding Training - Level 3

Empowering professionals to work together

Safer Recruitment

- Level 6

Discover how to implement safer recruitment practices

Understanding Contextual Harm - Level 3

Explore issues young people face outside the home

Understanding the Impact of Childhood & Adolescent Neglect - Level 3

How to protect children and adolescents from neglect

Safeguarding Essentials for Managers - Level 4

Safer Recruitment, Managing Allegations, Policies

Designated Safeguarding Lead Training (Education)

This course is run by the Lambeth Schools Service

Online Level 1 Safeguarding Training

Who? All people working with or who have contact with children and young people

 

Why? To ensure adults are equipped to carry out their safeguarding responsibilities effectively

What? The course is split over two parts: 

Part 1 

Module 1: Safeguarding Children Background and the Law Online - 10 Minutes

Module 2: Child Abuse Awareness Online – 20 Minutes

Module 3: Recognising Abuse and Neglect Online – 30 Minutes

 

Part 2 

Module 4: If You Have Concern Online - 20 minutes

Module 5: Responding to a Disclosure - What You Should Do Online - 20 Minutes

How? The training is online and free.

When? Anytime that suits you!

 

Multi-agency Safeguarding Training (Level 3)

Who? Professionals who work directly with children and young people in Lambeth. For example, paediatricians, GPs, youth workers, Early Years workers, residential staff, midwives, school nurses, health visitors, sexual health staff, teachers, probation staff, sports club welfare officers, and those those working with adults in, for example, learning disability, mental health, alcohol and drug misuse services.

Why? To enable delegates to develop knowledge and skills in multi-agency working to safeguard children and promote their welfare.

What? The course will help you develop your understanding of:

  • Relevant legislation, key terms and processes

  • Lambeth Thresholds: Tiers of need, assessment and referral processes 

  • Protocols for information sharing

  • Roles and responsibilities across multi-agency network

  • Learning points from Serious Case and Practice Reviews

  • How to safeguard yourself

How? A one-day training delivered by an LSCP Trainer and Front-line professionals from Lambeth Children's Social Care. 

When? Please visit our Bookings page for dates and to book your place. 

 

Understanding Contextual Harm (Level 3)

Who? Professionals who work directly with children and young people in Lambeth - or their parents and carers. 

Why? To give delegates the confidence, knowledge and skills to spot and tackle the signs that a young person may be at risk of harm, including from going missing, and sexual and criminal exploitation.

What? The course will help you develop your understanding of:

  • Relevant legislation, key terms and safeguarding processes

  • How to use the Lambeth Child Sexual Exploitation Matrix

  • The signs that may indicate a young person is at risk of exploitation or going missing

  • How to manage a situation when a child or young person has gone missing from home or care

  • How to manage a disclosure about exploitation

  • The vulnerability indicators for children who are at risk of exploitation 

  • Key lessons from local and national serious case reviews 

  • Who to contact for help and advice if you are worried about a child 

How? A full-day training delivered by an expert in Contextual Harm, with input from experts in Child Sexual Exploitation, Child Criminal Exploitation, Harmful Sexual Behaviour, and Missing Children

When? Please visit our Bookings page for dates and to book your place. 

 
 

 

Safeguarding Children At Risk of Extremism and Radicalisation 

Who? Professionals who work directly with children and young people in Lambeth - or their parents and carers. 

Why? To enable delegates to develop the knowledge and confidence to spot and tackle signs that a young person may be at risk of radicalisation and extremism.

What? The course will help you develop your understanding of: 

  • The concepts of “radicalisation”, “extremism” and “extreme views”

  • The Prevent Duty and what this means

  • What CHANNEL is and how to refer cases

  • The signs that may indicate a child is being radicalised

  • How the internet is used as a channel to promote and engage children and in the extreme cases, radicalising them.

  • The vulnerability indicators for children who are at risk of radicalisation

  • Key lessons from local and national cases and serious case reviews 

  • Who to contact for help and advice if you are worried about a child

How? A half-day training delivered by Lambeth's Prevent Programme Manager and Education Officer

When? Please visit our Bookings page for dates and to book your place. 

 

Safer Recruitment (Level 6​)

Who? Professionals in Lambeth responsible for, or involved in, the recruitment process where the candidates will be working with children. 

Why? To enable delegates to develop the knowledge and confidence to embed safer recruitment practices within their organisations.

What? The course will help you develop your understanding of: 

  • Recent and relevant serious case reviews involving professional perpetrators

  • Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding

  • The prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers

  • How abusers operate within organisations

  • The features of a safer recruitment process

  • How to plan a safer recruitment process 

  • The right decisions for interview and selection

  • How to set establish and maintain a safeguarding culture in your organisation

How? A full-day training delivered by an accredited Safer Recruitment trainer

When? Please visit our Bookings page for dates and to book your place. 

 
 

Safeguarding Essentials for Managers​ (Level 4)

Who? Professionals who manage staff in services that work directly with children and young people in Lambeth. 

Why? To empower delegates with the knowledge and skills to safely recruit, train and support their staff to ensure that the children and young people they work with are safeguarded. 

What? The course will help you develop your understanding of: 

  • Safer Recruitment

  • Writing and updating Safeguarding Policies

  • How to manage and report allegations against any staff member or volunteer who works with children and young people

  • How to ensure your staff are trained in Safeguarding best practice

How? A half-day training delivered by the Lambeth Safeguarding Children Partnership Manager and Lambeth's Designated Safeguarding Officer

When? Please visit our Bookings page for dates and to book your place. 

 

Understanding the Impact of Childhood and

Adolescent Neglect​ (Level 3)

Who? Professionals who work directly with children and young people in Lambeth.

Why? More young people in England aged 11-17 have a Child Protection Plan because of neglect than for any other officially-recognised forms of maltreatment. This multi-disciplinary course offers practitioners an opportunity to explore their role in identifying and intervening when there are concerns about neglect.  

What? The course will help you develop your understanding of: 

  • Have an understanding of the definition of adolescent neglect

  • Consider the causes and consequences of adolescent neglect

  • Have considered recent research findings into physical, psychological and behavioural impact of abuse and neglect

  • Have considered the impact of abuse and neglect on physical, emotional, cognitive and development of adolescents

  • Have an understanding of how parenting difficulties may result in adolescent neglect and the impact of environmental factors

  • Consider thresholds and effective interventions in adolescent neglect cases

  • Understand what hinders or facilitates integrated working

  • Have an overview of recent local and national serious case review's associated with adolescent neglect.

How? A full-day training delivered by Kate Leonard, an Independent Trainer with expert knowledge of neglect

When? Please visit our Bookings page for dates and to book your place. 

 

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