Our Courses

We offer a range of courses which are can be delivered as a half day or full day event. We are also providing webinar based training which is ideal for professionals with limited capacity and available time. Webinars can be delivered as “lunch and learn” or “twilight learning” which enables professionals to benefit from continued professional development which doesn’t impinge on their working day.

Suicide Prevention & Awareness

Fully accredited e-learning package designed for anyone working in a front facing role with vulnerable children and young people.



e-learning package

Contextual Safeguarding

An exploration of the principles of the Contextual Safeguarding approach and how the framework can be applied to protect children and young people who are at risk of, or experiencing harm in extra-familial contexts.

full / half day / webinar

The psychology of victim blaming

This course examines theoretically the reasons that victim blaming is pervasive in society, and focuses on the psychological, sociological and criminological factors that underpin victim blaming behaviour.

full / half day

Protective Behaviours

Protective behaviours supports children and young people to develop resilience and skills to identify situations where they feel unsafe or worried. This essential training equips practitioners with skills to help young people to develop empowering strategies to keep themselves safe in both familial and extra familial spaces.

full / half day

Safeguarding Supervision​ ​

Embedding regular and effective safeguarding supervision is essential for any organsiation. This two day, fully interactive course enables attendees to understand the legislative base and models of safeguarding supervision whilst enabling them to gain the skills and confidence they need to become skilled safeguarding supervisors. (This course can also be delivered as 4 half day sessions)

full day

Ending gender-based violence

This course has been designed to explore the pervasive issue of violence that is disproportionally committed against women and girls. This course has a specific focus on misogyny and harmful sexual behaviour in school settings and a provides a deep dive into the societal factors that influence gender-based violence.

full / half day

Complex Neglect

A detailed look at the types, causes and both short and long term impact of neglect. Increased awareness of the factors which may result in neglect and signs and indicators that a child may be being neglected. Development of practical skills to support a child and family where neglect is an issue.

full / half day / webinar

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Understanding the Modern Slavery Act (2015) and its implications. Exploration of Modern Slavery in both an international and national context, and development practical skills to spot the signs of, and respond to Modern Slavery offences.

full / half day / webinar

Prevent

A concise overview of Prevent Duty and CONTEST. Develop practical skills to identify and safeguard children and young people who are at risk of radicalisation and extremism.




Development

Understanding Cuckooing

This masterclass provides a valuable insight into cuckooing, the typologies of cuckooing and reframes this issue to ensure that practitioners understand and recognise why cuckooing must also be viewed through the lens of child protection. Promoting a multi-agency response, this course is ideal for practitioners who work with both adults and children who may be at risk of exploitation.

full day

Trauma Responsive Practice (Foundation)

This 3 hour online course has been developed to enable organisations to understand the basics of trauma responsive and strengths based approaches. Our approach to trauma sees trauma as rational and normal and is therefore rooted in ecological and social approaches.

3 hours

Trauma Responsive Practice (Advanced)

This 2 day programme explores the fundamental elements of trauma responsive and anti-victim blaming practice, enabling practitioners to embed skills within their organisations and front-line practice that are holistic, strength based and enables children and adults impacted by trauma to thrive. We explore why we need to look beyond the widely adopted ACE approach in order to be truly trauma responsive.

2 days

Domestic Abuse: Hidden Harm and Parentification: Webinar

This webinar has been designed in response to the changes made to the Domestic Abuse Bill which recognises children as victims. Delegates will understand how children living in domestically abusive contexts may be harmed due to being exposed to parental conflict and explore the lesser understood concept of parentification.

2.5 hours

Rape not relationships: Understanding Child Sexual Exploitation

This course is unapologetic in it’s endeavour to accurately reframe child exploitation as rape and child abuse. It explores the prevelance of CSE, and also explores the reasons why boys who are often victims of CSE are overlooked in victim profiles, drawing on academic research findings to structure this conversation. Practitioners will explore and understand how the categorisations of Child Sexual Abuse can result in victim framing and inadequate safeguarding responses and explore how tools used in front line practice can also result in victim shaming and blaming.

full / half day

Running Scared: Exploring Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines

This course seeks to provide a deeper dive into Child Criminal Exploitation and dispelling some of the myths that prevent practitioners from spotting the signs and responding in a way that ensures that children are seen as victims of child abuse, exploitation and modern slavery. The course examines models of Child Criminal Exploitation, the intersect that can commonly be found between criminal and sexual exploitation, whilst exploring the impact of media framing adultification and gender bias on identification and response. This course is ideal for practitioners from any sector that are seeking to expand their knowledge and awareness of this pervasive and incredibly complex issue.

full / half day / webinar

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