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This session will explore the barriers to identifying child sexual abuse and what professionals can do to support children and families who are at risk.
Please note that to gain access to this session you will needed to have completed the 'introduction to domestic abuse and child sexual abuse' course first.
This course is delivered using MS Teams. Once you have successfully booked a place on this event, full joining instructions and guidance will be provided with your confirmation email. Please ensure you block the time out in your calendar.Essential Information
This is an opportunity for Chair's of Governors to attend a networking session facilitated by Karen Marr of the East Sussex Governors Forum (ESGF). This event will provide an opportunity for Chairs to network and discuss any topical issues related to being a Chair of a governing board.Essential Information
This course provides essential information, guidance and professional development for Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs).
This 2-day face to face classroom based training programme will provide staff with the skills, knowledge and understanding to undertake the role within an educational setting, ensuring compliance with the latest additions of Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children, as well as locally developed guidance and documentation.
In order to gain your certificate, you must attend both days training, however you may start in the role of DSL after completion of the first day.
Please see “Additional information” for further important details.
This course will explain the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and to give practitioners the skills to undertake the role within a childcare setting. The course facilitates achieving excellence in Child Protection and Safeguarding by giving tools to embed this into an establishment's organisational culture.
Please ensure you are familiar with the Continuum of Need and the Indicators and the SPOA guidance, all attached for your information.
There is an expectation that as the DSL you know the signs, indicators and pre-disposing risk factors of abuse. If you are unsure of these please ensure you access the online safeguarding children course before you attend this training. You can access this training by clicking on the Elearning tab at the top of this page.
If you have already attended this training and need to update your training you must attend the EYFS: Designated Safeguarding Leads Training for Childcare Settings – Refresher Training. The refresher course has been reviewed to support experienced DSL's who have attended the initial training. This initial course is specifically designed to meet the needs of new DSL's.
NB this training will be delivered face to faceEssential Information
East Sussex Children’s Service and the East Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership (ESSCP) has set an expectation that the named safeguarding link governors attend, prior to or shortly after appointment, in-depth face to face training delivered by the East Sussex Governor and Clerking Services which will be updated every three years.
This session will provide safeguarding link governors with a refresher of the knowledge of how to work effectively with the school’s designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and ensure the governing body's responsibilities are being met.Essential Information
PLEASE NOTE - this is now delivered remotely via MS Teams over four half day sessions. See Additional Information below for detailed times and dates.
Have you learnt coaching skills through our Coaching Skills course (previously An Introduction to Coaching) or the Coaching for Managers course? Would you like to improve your skills and gain more practice and become a member of the ESCC Coaching Network?
If so the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching could be for you. This course is designed to give you an in depth knowledge of coaching skills and of the tools you can use in your coaching practice. You will also be required to complete 6 hours of supervised coaching to practically apply the tools and skills. Completion of this course will qualify you to become a member of the workplace coaching pool and we will be able to refer potential "coachees" from across the organisation to you.
Typically it can take six to nine months to complete the course.
As part of this course you will be required to find a "coachee" to practice your skills with. Before starting please identify someone that you can either work with yourself, or that you can swap with another person in the group.Essential Information
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