NYSCB Training Courses

2019 - 2020

Welcome to the NYSCB's training offer for 2019-2020.  Below you will find details of training courses, how to book and whether the course is free or chargable.

Please not that as of April 2018 the NYSCB ceases offering Virtual College Courses.  If you require any training by the virtual college please contact them directly.

All courses are subject to our cancellation and charging policy, please see the link below for more information:

Training courses available are as follows:


NYCC Safeguarding Children Basic Awareness - Online Learning

As of Monday 11th February 2019 the way in which the Basic Online Safeguarding Training has changed. We will be utilising a refreshed and updated version of the North Yorkshire County Council online training package and the below information will provide you with the details you require.

This online training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary group who work with children and young people to give basic awareness of child protection issues and how to safeguard children from abuse.

Charge: This package is free for all NYCC staff, all schools, Early Years Providers, Childminders and chaperones in North Yorkshire. For all others: £30 per individual.

Course Type: E-learning                      Time: 45 minutes

Certificate: Upon completion a certificate is automatically generated and is available to print.

Access: For all NYCC staff (excluding schools) please access this training via the Learning Zone. For all non NYCC staff (including schools): To enquire about accessing / purchasing the above package please email trainingandlearning@northyorks.gov.uk 

To find out more about NYCC online learning and bundle pricing please visit https://www.nyeducationservices.co.uk/training

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Home Office - E-learning Training on Prevent / Channel Awareness / Prevent Referrals 

Charge: Free

This e-learning package has been developed by HM Government following consultation with a range of individuals and organisations. It has benefitted from the feedback of teachers, local authority officials, community-based groups, youth workers and many others. Links to further information can be found at the end of this training.

  • This is introductory training. It will provide an important foundation on which to develop further knowledge around the risks of radicalisation and the role that you can play in supporting those at risk.
  • This training addresses all forms of terrorism and non-violent extremism, including far right wing and Islamist extremism threatening the UK.
  • This offers an introduction to the Prevent duty, and explains how it aims to safeguard vulnerable people from being radicalised to supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists themselves.
  • A link to the prevent duty guidance is available at the end of this e-Learning.

Course Type: E-learning                 

Access here:

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NYCC Comprehensive Child Protection Pathways (CCPP)

Charge: £90 per delegate, including refreshments but lunch is not provided

Overview:

A full day course, to promote effective safeguarding practices through developing knowledge and skills in relation to the Comprehensive Child Protection Pathway, following the ‘Signs of Safety’ conferencing model.

Who is it for?

This course is for Designated Safeguarding Leads and their Deputies who are new to the role and who have already completed or booked on Safeguarding Children.

What Will I Learn?:

Delegates will become an effective member of CP Conferences by…

  • Developing understanding of the child protection process, including each step on the pathway.
  • Identifying and understanding their responsibilities, and those of others involved in the process.
  • Developing their understanding of report writing requirements, and attendance.
  • Recognise what is meant by “significant harm”, becoming familiar with the Vulnerability Checklist, Thresholds, and Common Assessment Framework.
  • Increasing confidence in participating effectively in Initial and Review CP Conferences and Core Groups

Course Type: Face to face                   

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/comprehensive

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NYCC Comprehensive Child Protection Pathway (CCPP) Refresher

Charge: £53 per delegate, including refreshments

Overview:

A half day course, to promote effective safeguarding practices through developing knowledge and skills for the Designated Safeguarding Lead and their Deputies. Please note that this is not the only course available for DSLs: NYCC Toxic Trio; NYCC Safeguarding Children; NYCC Child Sexual Exploitation; NYCC Young People and Risky Behaviour are also classed as refresher training.

Who is it for?

This course is for Designated Safeguarding Leads and their Deputies who have already completed the full day Comprehensive Child Protection Pathway course and who are not confident or have not attended a child case conference since their last training.

What will I Learn?

  • To identify the role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • To identify current guidance, documentation and legislation with regards to safeguarding children
  • To review the safeguarding process when a referral meets thresholds for s17 and s47 enquiries
  • To review the role of the DSL within the child protection case conferencing process
  • To review retention of child protection records

Course Type: Face to face                   

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/comprehensive

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NYCC Safeguarding Children

Charge: £53 per delegate, including refreshments

Level 2 safeguarding children training    

Overview:

A half day course, to update knowledge of child protection issues, including: definitions, indicators, legislation, guidance, and processes

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who needs a further update on safeguarding children once they have completed the basic online safeguarding course. It can be used as refresher training for Designated Safeguarding Leads and their Deputies. New DSLs will need to complete this course alongside CCPP.

What Will I Learn?:

Delegates will:

  • Increase understanding of the legislation and guidance under-pinning ‘safeguarding children’ work including:
    • Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018
    • Keeping Children Safe In Education 2018
    • Children Act 1989/ 2004
  • Establish basic understanding of the types of abuse which can be experienced by children and young people
  • Increase awareness of the indicators abuse
  • Increase awareness of ‘peer pressure’, including links with CSE and unhealthy relationships
  • Start to explore perpetrators behaviour in order to work preventatively.
  • Understand responsibilities to record, report and share information through appropriate processes.

Course Type: Face to face                   

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/safeguarding%20children

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NYCC Young People and Risky Behaviour

Charge: £90 per delegate, including refreshments but lunch is not provided

Overview:

This is a full day's classroom training covering a range of risky behaviours and the links to adolescent development. It explores issues relevant to safeguarding young people exhibiting risky behaviours, including self-harm, new psychoactive substances, substance misuse, unsafe relationships, sexual practice, gangs and groups and radicalisation. It aims to equip delegates with skills and tools to support their work with young people.

Who Is It For?:

This course is for anyone working with teenagers and young people, including children in the final years of primary school. It can be used as refresher training for Designated Safeguarding Leads and their Deputies.

What Will I Learn?:

  • Increase awareness of safeguarding issues relevant to teenagers and young people.
  • Understand risky behaviours that can be exhibited by young people.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of issues such as: Self-Harm, New Psychoactive Substances; Substance Misuse; Unsafe Relationships; Sexual Practice; Gangs and Groups; Radicalisation (Prevent Agenda)
  • Understand how to ensure effective safeguarding for teenagers and young people exhibiting risky behaviours.  

Course Type: Face to face                   

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/risky%20behaviours

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NYCC Child Sexual Exploitation: Working with those directly at risk of CSE

Charge: £90 per delegate, including refreshments but lunch is not provided

Overview:

This full day course looks at our understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), perceptions of victims and perpetrators, how to engage with children and young people at risk of CSE and information and support to ensure preventative and proactive multi agency work. It can be used as refresher training for Designated Safeguarding Leads and their Deputies.

Who Is It For?

This course is for anyone working with children and young people, to build their knowledge and understanding around child sexual exploitation. It can be used as refresher training for Designated Safeguarding Leads and their Deputies.

What Will I Learn?:

Delegates will:

  • Review their understanding of child sexual exploitation
  • Explore perceptions of victims and perpetrators, including myths, gender stereo-typing and associated risks, including boys and young men as victims
  • Build knowledge regarding Police distraction/ disruption tactics when working with children and young people at risk of CSE.
  • Understand the links to trafficking and look at the National Referral Mechanism.
  • Become familiar with multi-agency practice guidance, joint protocols and information sharing agreements to support preventative and protective approaches to CSE.
  • Increase their working knowledge of the Partnership Information Sharing Form.
  • Increase awareness of resources for working with children or young people at risk of CSE (including support services for victims).
  • Develop professional understanding and practice in engaging with children and young people at risk of CSE.
  • Have an opportunity to explore CSE cases, consistent with the signs of safety model.

Course Type: Face to face                   

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/sexual%20exploitation

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NYSCB Developments in Safeguarding Manager's Masterclass

Charge: Free

To provide managers with updated information in developments within the safeguarding of children and young people arena for sharing within their teams. Topics include:

  • TBC

The Masterclasses are taking place across the county in the following localities:

  • TBC - December 2019

Available to book soon

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NYSCB Managing Allegations Against Staff

Charge: Free

To provide knowledge of the procedures and practice for dealing with allegations against staff.

Course Type: Face to face                   

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/managing%20allegations

  • New dates available to book soon

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Child Death Review: Advanced Training for Rapid Response Teams

Charge: Free

This course covers the different components of the Joint Agency Response in to a child death and the role and responsibilities of different professionals in the process.  It provides delegates with the skills to explain to families the purpose of the process, including what will happen to their child.  Following the course delegates will understand the role for Child Death Review Process and how they collate and evaluate information for the investigation.  They will have an increased knowledge of the nature and cause of unexpected childhood deaths and be able to recognise and respond appropriately to the circumstances surrounding the death of a child.

Course participants will have personal knowledge and experience in this field and come from a range of agencies including GP’s, Hospital and Community Health Staff, Ambulance and Fire Services, Police, Social Care and Education.

Targeted Audience: Paediatricians, Ambulance Workers, ED Workers, EDT Workers, Police, Social Work Teams, GPs and Named Nurses 

Course Type: Face to face    

Book online at: http://nyestraining.co.uk/Search/Child%20Death

  • 03.10.2019          Post Graduate Suite, Scarborough General Hospital 10:30 - 12:30
  • 17.10.2019          Classroom, 3rd Floor, Staryside Wing, Harrogate District Hospital 10:00 - 12:00
  • 21.11.2019          Neuroscience Resource Room, York Teaching Hospital, 10:00-12:00 

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Forced Marriage Awareness

Charge: Free

A free e-learning course has been developed by the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office. It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of forced marriage
  • Take the right actions to help protect the potential victim
  • Co-operate effectively with other agencies

Course Type: E-Learning         Access online at: http://www.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk/resources/awareness-of-forced-marriage-register-for-training

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Charge: Free

The Home Office has launched a free online training package dealing with female genital mutilation (FGM), developed with Virtual College. It gives teachers, police, doctors, social workers and Border Force staff the training they need to help them identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM.

Course Type: E-Learning         Access online at: https://www.fgmelearning.co.uk/

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Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Charge: Free

IDAS is a specialist service that provides support, accommodation and advice to adults and children who are victims of domestic abuse. They work with a range of agencies to provide the very best solutions to those affected by domestic abuse.  This training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults and children or young people, to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding domestic abuse. Depending on your role, this may be the only level of training you need, although some people will need further training.

Course Type: E-Learning         Access online at: https://www.idas.org.uk/training

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Hate Crime Signposting in North Yorkshire

Charge: Free                                      

This course will provide useful updates about the way in which Hate Crime can be reported across North Yorkshire. There will be a presentation to define what Hate Crime is and why it is important that we all take responsibility for reporting it when we spot it.

Stop Hate UK have been commissioned to deliver this training by North Yorkshire PCC. There will be time for questions and answers and we look forward to welcoming you

Please let us know if you have any access requirements by emailing info@stophateuk.org.

Course Type: Face to face               Book online at: TBC

- No current dates available

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Zero Suicide Alliance e-training (20 minutes)

Charge: Free

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a partnership of Health Service Trusts, businesses and individuals who are committed to suicide prevention in the United Kingdom and beyond.  The Alliance has a free, 20 minute online suicide prevention training programme.  The aims of this training are to: enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts / behaviour; help them to speak out in a supportive manner; empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.

Course Type: E-Learning                   Access online at: https://www.relias.co.uk/hubfs/ZSACourse3/story_html5.html?utm_source=Relias&utm_campaign=Training-Landing-Page

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Health Education England Suicide Prevention e-learning (1.5 hours)

Charge: Free

The e-learning resource 'We Need to Talk About Suicide' has been developed alongside Public Health England (PHE) and has been supported by families who have lived through suicide, as well as health care professionals who work in mental health services.

We need to talk about suicide is specifically available to support volunteers and health care professionals who don’t specialise in mental health care.

Course Type: E-Learning                   Access online at: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/news-blogs-events/news/new-health-education-england-learning-tool-help-health-professionals-spot-early-warning-signs

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safeTALK Suicide Alertness Course (Available for workers in the Harrogate District)

14 November 2019 1 – 5pm including light lunch on arrival
Chain Lane Community Centre, Chain Lane, Knaresborough, HG5 0AS

26 November 2019.  1 – 5pm including light lunch on arrival
Ripon YMCA, 5 Water Skellgate, Ripon, HG4 1BQ

safeTALK helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Both courses will be delivered by accredited trainers from York MIND. 
Find out more on this safeTALK Information Sheet

To register your interest please email caroline@harcvs.org.uk  Places are limited and will be allocated as evenly as possible across the district and within interested organisations, with priority given to delegates involved in voluntary sector health and social care services. 

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Please see our cancellation and charging policy for more information http://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/learning-improvement/cancellation-charging-policy

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