LSCB Level 3 Safeguarding Training is changing to 1 day in length.
From September 2018 LSCB Level 3 Initial Safeguarding will change from being 2 days to 1 day in length. This decision has been made by the LSCB after consultation with partner organisations and reflects the need to adapt training to suit the requirements of the children's workforce across Dorset. The LSCB will in due course be publishing details of addition al courses which will be offered to support practitioners and managers in safeguarding roles.
NEW Online Training
Virtual college are offering a range of short, free online training courses to support parents and professionals working with children. Please access these courses and share with colleagues and teams as appropriate.
Understanding Young Minds
Suitable for parents and professionals. This online course, 'talking to your children about emotional resilience and self harm', has been designed to provide you with a basic awareness of the subject to help you approach children with confidence about the issue.
Female Genital Mutilation: Recognising and preventing FGM
This course is useful for anyone who is interested in gaining an overview of FGM, particularly frontline staff in healthcare, police, border force and children's social care,.
Keeping Them Safe: Protecting children from CSE
Suitable for parents and professionals. Parents against Child Sexual Exploitation (PACE) and Virtual College have teamed up to provide this short (20-30 mins) online course designed for parents and carers. This course will be of interest to those working with children.
Awareness of Forced Marriage
This course is aimed at all professionals who have a responsibility to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults ant risk, and is aimed at child protection services, health professionals, education professionals, police officers, children's social care, adult social care, and housing authorities.