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Training & learning events

We hope that the varied training offer below would be of interest to you and/or your teams. As a Board we would welcome your feedback on any of the following training you may attend - please do let the Board Manager know if you register for any of these.  


Child criminal exploitation and county lines: Tuesday 23rd March, 2-4pm

This online forum is being co-hosted by the Human Trafficking Foundation and SPACE. SPACE works to raise awareness of county lines-driven child criminal exploitation and improve responses for victims and families through its unique perspective of lived-experience insight, as well as law-enforcement background. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Ongoing and Future Challenges Faced by Survivors Due to COVID-19: Thursday 18th March, 2-4pm

One year on after the initial outbreak of the pandemic, this HTF forum will look at the research into the continuing challenges faced by survivors due to COVID-19.


NHS Safeguarding Think Family Week - from 1 to 4 March, 12-1pm

NHS Safeguarding are delighted to invite you to their next learning together week with an opportunity to Think Family.
Anyone can join, so feel free to share this amongst your colleagues, friends and anyone who you think would benefit from it.


The Survivors Trust -

Tuesday 23 March, 10:30 - 12:30

Wednesday 24 March, 14:00 - 16:00

TST is the largest network of organisations delivering rape, sexual violence and sexual abuse counselling and support services within the UK. We have 124 member agencies based in the UK and Ireland providing information, advice, support and therapy to over 80,000 individual survivors each year. Their member agencies work with victims and survivors of all ages, all genders, of all forms of sexual violence, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation, including support for partners and family members.

TST and their London-based member agencies would be delighted if you would join them for a virtual meeting in March 2021. They will be sharing updates about the vital work that these organisations are carrying out and celebrating the launch of their new London website, which is due to go live this spring.

Attendees only need to join one session, which will take place via Microsoft Teams.

Please see here for further information.  


Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness: 8 Virtual Seminars

In 2019/2020 four national workshops were organised on adult safeguarding and homelessness through the Care and Health Improvement Programme (CHIP). The outcome was a published briefing on adult safeguarding and homelessness, published by the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Social Services. A further series of 8 virtual seminars has been developed to take this work forward, and to inform a further briefing on adult safeguarding and homelessness, including the impact of Covid-19.

17th December 2020 - Foundations for Positive Practice in safeguarding people who are homeless 

Presented by Michael Preston-Shoot & Dr Adi Cooper

13th January 2021 - Commissioning and Provider Services: safeguarding people experiencing homelessness. Confirmed speakers include Gill Taylor.

18th January 2021 - Psychologically-informed and Reflective Practice in safeguarding people experiencing homelessness. Speakers include Katy Shorten and Lydia Guthrie.

25th January 2021 - Learning Lessons from the Response to Covid-19 regarding safeguarding people experiencing homelessness. Speakers include Susan Harrison.

15th February 2021 - Legal Literacy in safeguarding people experiencing homelessness.  Confirmed speakers: Laura Pritchard-Jones and Henry St Clair Miller

23rd February 2021 - Governance of Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness. Confirmed speakers include Jane Cook and Michael Preston-Shoot

1st March 2021 - Tackling Specific Issues: safeguarding people experiencing homelessness. Confirmed speakers include Mike Ward (alcohol abuse), Barney Wells (mental capacity) and Kate Spreadbury (multi-agency collaboration).

8th March 2021 - Making Every Adult Matter and Every Contact Count – Reviewing Learning about Positive Practice in safeguarding people experiencing homelessness. Confirmed speakers include Adi Cooper, Michael Preston-Shoot and experts by experience.


All seminars take place between 10am and 12 noon except those on 18th January, which will be held between 3pm and 5pm, and 23rd February and 8th March, which will be held between 2pm and 4pm.


To register, please email: chip@local.gov.uk


Independent advocacy under the Care Act 2014 e-learning course (SCIE) - now available

Under the Care Act 2014 the role of the independent advocate is to support an individual or carer to understand information, express their needs and wishes, secure their rights, represent their interests and support them to obtain the care and support they need.

This course explains what independent advocacy means under the Care Act 2014. 


Past events

February 2021

Romance Scams Alert - Anyone can become a victim - Wednesday 10 February 2021

Adult Support, Protection and Safeguarding Five Nations Conference Series - Monday 8 February 2021

January 2021

Practical collaboration during COVID-19: working together to support adults with learning disabilities (Skills for Care)  - Thursday 28 January

Making Safeguarding Personal - Wednesday 27 January, Wednesday 3 February

Countering Far Right Extremism: training for senior frontline professionals in social care - 19 January 2021 

Research in Practice: Legal Literacy Webinar - 14 January

December 2020

Countering Far Right Extremism: training for senior frontline professionals in social care 16 December 2020

Transition from Children to Adults Safeguarding: with Dez Holmes from Research in Practice - 7 December

November 2020

What does the Modern Slavery Act section 49 mean for Local Authorities? - 25 November 

BSAB Safeguarding Awareness Week - 16-20 November 

Lewisham SAR Learning Event (Tyrone Goodyear) - Thursday 19 November 

Hestia: Supporting employees affected by domestic abuse during COVID-19- 28 October & 3 November 2020

October 2020

London Borough Bromley: ‘How are our Children Coping?’ workshops- 21-30 October 2020 

Supporting victims of modern slavery who are homeless in Westminster: Challenges and Achievements - Wednesday 21 October 2020

September 2020

London Councils Violence Reduction Learning Hub – National Referral Mechanism (NRM) -17 September 2020

July 2020

Lasting power of attorney advocate network induction: Office of the Public Guardian - 27-30 July 2020

Mental Health Awareness Training for Health and Social Care Professionals - 23 July

SCIE: Safeguarding adults training webinar series - Running until 22 July 2020


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