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Recent research by the NSPCC indicates that many children who have been sexually abused, or who live in families where sexual abuse has happened, do not get access to therapeutic work during or after any investigation or Court process. The reasons for this vary from not having appropriate local services, not meeting eligibility criteria, not wanting any support or confusion as to what such work might entail.
This training aims to consider the needs of children and young people who are not accessing formal therapy or counselling but who might still benefit from some input to help them better understand their experiences. It seeks to help social workers utilise their existing direct work skills and learn new ones to help enhance their communication with children about sexual abuse and provide educational input and therapeutic messages to help with their recovery. Participants will receive a copy of the trainer’s Staying Safe Programme Manual containing direct work ideas and worksheets they can use.
This course is not intended to focus on direct work with children with severe learning disabilities or severe communication difficulties.This course is for Practitioners working directly with families where child sexual abuse has occurred. The course has an emphasis on FOCUSED-POST INVESTIGATION WORK FOR SOCIAL WORKERS and it is desirable for participants to have attended the 2-day training: Communicating with and undertaking Direct Work with Children and Young People and/or Direct Work with Children for Single Assessments prior to this course; but not essential.
This is a 3 hour virtual seminar with pre-recorded learning video, workbook, webinar and supporting toolkit. It is aimed at those operational staff and team leaders responsible for setting up and participating in multi-agency/department/disciplinary teams that need to work together to deliver more joined up service provision across public sector organisations or to integrate services within communities and places. Examples include – health and care locality teams, community safety teams, employment skills teams, shared service teams.
This event is drawn from module 3 of SSA’s Collaborative Transformation Practitioners Programme (CTPrac™)
Lead facilitator - Emanuel Gatt - Managing Director, Shared Service Architecture Ltd MBA, BA (Hons), CertBC, CertSS, SSAf, FIBA, FRS
Manny has been a leader in the field of public sector partnership and collaborative working for over 17 years, first as chief executive of the Enterprise Agency in Derby and latterly as managing director for Business Link Nottinghamshire. Prior to that he was a director with Coats Viyella Plc. He is co-founder of Shared Service Architecture Ltd (SSA), a research and teaching company, specialising in equipping individuals and public sector organisations with the skills and knowledge to successfully initiate and innovative shared service solutions. He has authored six books on collaborative leadership and shared services. He has taught over 1100 senior personnel from across the public and private sectors in the skills to manage in-house shared service projects.
Manny has advised numerous public sector organisations on how to build their collaborative advantage working across local government, health and social care, further and higher education, LEPs, housing associations and police and fire services. He is a visiting lecturer at University of Derby on Collaborative Leadership. Manny is a Collaborative Transformation Architects Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a member of the Institute of Directors.Essential Information
Safeguarding Adults - Awareness delivered by St Thomas Training
Please add the date into your calendar.
A half day course to give participants an overall understanding and appreciation of what safeguarding adults is all about, and what responsibilities each participant has in safeguarding their service users
Who should attend?
Any PCC staff & partner organisations with face to face contact with adults