The West Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Board provides a range of multi agency safeguarding training for professionals, volunteers, foster carers and all those working with children and young people or in services affecting the safety and welfare of children in West Berkshire.
The West Berkshire training reflects new learning and recommendations from national serious case reviews, learning from audits, WB LSCB Striving for Excellence priorities, child deaths and changes in legislation, guidance and best practice both nationally and locally. This ensures that West Berkshire’s professionals are equipped with the knowledge and skills to safeguard children and young people.
The West of Berkshire ethos is that our training is multi agency, providing professionals with a vital opportunity to learn from each other and with each other; ensuring that professionals work together and share information within the safeguarding process.
West of Berkshire Training Brochure 2016-17
Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Exploitation – Need to know sessions
Following on from the successful trial run of “Drugs County lines – Need to know sessions” held in 2017/18, we are now able to offer further sessions focusing on Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Exploitation.The aim is to ensure that all relevant partner agencies are aware of current cases as well as having preventative measures in place to deal with the latest tactics by the criminals. The purpose is to safeguard children and adults, to increase reporting, sharing information and prevent them from being targeted and getting hurt.
3rd May 2018 Shaw House Church Road, Newbury RG14 2DR, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
5th July 2018 Shaw House Church Road, Newbury RG14 2DR, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
4th October 2018 Shaw House Church Road, Newbury RG14 2DR, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
4th December 2018 Shaw House Church Road, Newbury RG14 2DR, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
More information and booking details
Universal Safeguarding Children e-Learning
This online course is for new staff awaiting a place on a training course or those staff who require a refresher, volunteers, foster carers and professionals who work with children or in services affecting the safety and welfare of children. Once you have completed the training you are required to print a copy of your certificate.
Site address: www.kwango.com
Child Sexual Exploitation e-Learning
This online course takes around 90mins and is aimed at all professionals and volunteers who may come in to contact with children and young people as part of their role. The first time you use the site you will need to register.
This is a quick and easy process. Click on the ‘user login’ button and then ‘Create an Account’ which is underneath the Username and Password boxes. Complete the requested information and provide the organisation code below in the ‘Organisation: your organisation code’ box. Please don’t put your organisation name in this box. We recommend you use your first name and surname, e-mail address or employee number as your username. Once you have completed the training you are required to print a copy of your certificate monitoring purposes.
Female Genital Mutilation e-Learning
Easy to access and speedy registration, the modules contain valuable information and insights and only take 30 minutes or less to complete. You should use your work email address for registration. Upon completion you are able to print off a course certificate to evidence your learning and can be used to support your CPD and HCPC registration.
Site address: www.fgmelearning.co.uk/
Prevent: Channel General Awareness e-Learning
The module will take 25mins to complete and will provide an update on how to access the Channel process and purpose, identify factors that can make people vulnerable to radicalisation and define the risks. Upon completion you are able to print off a course certificate to evidence your learning.
Site address: course.ncalt.com/Channel_General_Awareness
Other Training Opportunities
RCVYS: An independent networking organisation to promote and support the work of all voluntary, community and faith organisations that work with children and young people across the wider Reading area.
Information and booking: www.rcvys.org.uk/services/training/safeguarding
Involve: Supporting and empowering the Voluntary and Community Sectors across Bracknell Forest and Wokingham Borough
Information and booking: www.involve.community