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LSCB : Understanding Safeguarding in a Digital World

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Childminders / CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / Executive Headteachers / EYEE Childminders / EYFS Lead / EYFS Practitioners / Fire Service / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs) / Managers / NQT's / Operations Manager / Police / Practice Managers / Preschool SENCO / Reception Teachers / School SENCO's / Schools / Schools Staff / SEND Practitioners / Senior Practitioners / Social Care (non Social Worker) / Social Workers / Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust / Teachers / Teaching Assistants / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services Staff Training / Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Foster Care / Inclusion, Special Educational Needs & Disability / Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Early Help
Course description

This course will enable professionals to explore current research and practice in relation to children and young people’s use of mobile technologies. This course is aimed at all front line professionals, including managers from East Sussex County Council Children’s Services Social Care, Early Help, Children’s Services Education, Schools, Adult Services, and Youth Offending Team. East Sussex Police, Health, Probation and the Voluntary and Independent sectors.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By the end of the course participants will:

  • explore how children use technology

  • address the benefits alongside the risks

  • explore different methods of keeping children safe

  • identify various resources and tools available

  • identify the added risks for vulnerable children, e.g. children with learning disabilities.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates
A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and Follow Up
Before attending any LSCB training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children online e-learning training course.

To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding.

Refreshments are provided however lunch is not.

Start Date
Monday 17 June 2019
End Date
Monday 17 June 2019
Closing Date
Friday 14 June 2019
10:00 - 16:00
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