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Training & Learning Events

In addition to the BSAB multi-agency programme and ME learning offer we would like to share with you local, regional and national learning opportunities. 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.  


SHIVA: Self-Assessment Scorecard and Guide, and a range of webinar courses - April and May 2023 

A recently launched Self-Assessment Scorecard and Guide which is resource designed for local authorities to easily assess their modern slavery risk across a number of key thematic areas.

There will be a webinar series for local authorities across April and May 2023:

Modern slavery statements and policies: 18 April 2023 at 13:00-14:00pm

Training and modern slavery leads: 20 April 2023 at 13:00-14:00pm

Risk assessments and risk mapping: 25 April 2023 at 13:00-14:00pm

Procurement protocols, supplier engagement and auditing: 27 April at 13:00-14:00pm 

Reporting and remediation: 2 May 2023 at 13:00-14:00pm 

Click on the links above to find out more about each session or go to the main website here.


Safeguarding adults training course for managers and newly appointed safeguarding leadsApril and May 2023

11 April 2023 - 12 April 2023

18 May 2023 - 19 May 2023

This CPD-accredited training teaches understanding around essential safeguarding duties and responsibilities.

Content includes:

  • relevant legislation and applying safeguarding principles in practice
  • ingredients required for creating a safeguarding culture within your organisation
  • identifying, assessing and managing risk
  • responding to allegations, concerns and disclosures including safety planning
  • reflective practice
  • safeguarding duties for local authorities as well as responsibilities for partners
  • the relevance of the Mental Capacity Act
  • effective information sharing and partnership working
  • learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews

To find out more information and to book onto this course, go online here.


SCIE: Self-neglect Training Course - 20 April 2023 from 9:30am - 16:30pm

If you are working with adults who self-neglect, you need an understanding of the complex issues surrounding mental capacity and someone’s ability and rights to make decisions. The training helps staff to understand what they can and cannot do when working with those who neglect themselves.

This CPD-accredited course offers an essential understanding of self-neglect for anyone working in care, housing, health or emergency services.

Content includes:

  • an overview of self-neglect indicators
  • the interface between self-neglect and safeguarding adults
  • how best to respond to self-neglect as outlined by the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act
  • legal options and other levers
  • how to embed good practice with examples of case studies.

To find out more information and to book onto this course, go online here.


National Centre for Domestic Violence: Domestic Abuse & Civil Protection Orders Training For Police And Support Agencies - March to April 2023

14 March at 11am

28 March at 11am

13 April at 11am

18 April at 11.30am

27 April at 11am

The training sessions can be delivered:

  1. Remotely via Zoom or MS Teams video conferencing, as a multi-agency session in groups of no more than 25 which allows for questions to be taken and addressed. Single agency remote sessions can also be arranged. You do not need to subscribe to Zoom or MS Teams. Contact the training team and once a session has been booked, an email will be sent to you containing a link inviting you and your colleagues to join.
  2. In person to your team, dependant on the size of your group and where you are located.

Training sessions last between 45 minutes – 1 hour and include:

• About NCDV and how they help victims and survivors of Domestic Abuse
• The updated Government definition of Domestic Abuse (Domestic Abuse Act 2021)
• The three Protection Orders that NCDV specialises in obtaining, namely Non Molestation OrdersOccupation Orders and Prohibited Steps Orders
• How to refer to NCDV and the feedback loop that keeps victims and referrers updated throughout
• The application criteria – who can apply and when
• How the three orders compare with other criminal and civil orders
• The benefits of Civil Protective Orders and the empowerment of victims
• The role of Legal Aid and options for victims who aren’t eligible for public funding
• The case building, court and service process
• The Police ASSIST database that contains copies of the injunctions

To find out more information and to book onto this course, go online here.


London Borough Bromley Council: Tackling loneliness - February 2023 onwards

Do you work with, assist, or help residents who may benefit from connecting with others in Bromley?

The London Borough of Bromley are pleased to present this free, 1-1.5 hour Tackling Loneliness Workshop for all professionals working with residents across all age groups, backgrounds and in all stages of life who may be at risk of loneliness.

To find out more information and to book onto this course, go online here.


NHS: Safeguarding Learning Together Week - Mental Capacity Act/Liberty Protection Safeguards - 27 - 31 March 2023 


DBS 2023 Annual Conference – Wednesday 29 March, from 9.00am – 16:30pm. 

DBS: Making Recruitment and Employment Safer’ is our third national conference. It is virtual only and is taking place over one day on Wednesday 29 March from 9.00am – 16:30pm. 

The DBS helps employers make safer recruitment decisions each year by processing and issuing DBS checks for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. DBS also maintains the adults’ and children’s Barred Lists and makes considered decisions as to whether an individual should be included on one or both of these lists and barred from engaging in regulated activity. 


SCIE: SARs In Rapid Time training - 08 February to 29 March 2022

DHSC has funded SCIE to provide training in the SAR In Rapid Time model developed during the Covid-pandemic. 

Many SABs experience frustration that SAR processes take too long, are too expensive and don’t produce learning that is useful. The SAR In Rapid Time model addresses these issues. It is a process and tools to support SABs to turn SARs around quickly and produce learning of practical value to on-going improvement work.

The course has seven modules which will run once a week on Wednesdays (excluding half-term week), from 08 February until 29 March.

Each session will be two and a half hours and run remotely using MS Teams.


Papyrus UK: Further and Higher Education Suicide Prevention Training - running throughout 2023

In collaboration with Thrive LDN, PAPYRUS are offering a range of suicide prevention trainings in order to equip those working in higher and further education with vital skills to help prevent young suicide.

Find out more here


London Fire Brigade (LFB): A Carers Guide to Home Fire Safety - Learn how to keep people that receive care safe from fire

Sadly, around one third of people who die or are severely injured by fire were in receipt of some form of care or support. If you are a formal (e.g. domiciliary care worker, support worker or clinician) or informal carer (e.g. family member, friend or neighbour) and are caring for someone in their own home, our Carers Guide to Home Fire Safety will help you identify fire risks and show you what you can do to reduce them.

Find out more here


Modern Day Slavery: The Home Office Training Module for NRM First Responders

As a First Responder you are from an organisation authorised to refer potential victims of modern slavery into the National Referral Mechanism (NRM). Your role is to identify and refer potential victims of modern slavery into support, where appropriate. Doing so will often be challenging and you may have to deal with complex situations.
This programme provides guidance on how to spot the signs of modern slavery, and what to do when you come across a potential victim of modern slavery. This programme aims to give you confidence to follow procedures swiftly and with compassion.

To access the training please click this link.


Video: Liberty Protection Safeguards - Looking forwards

As part of our work to support the social care sector to prepare and embed LPS within everyday practice, SCIE has produced a short video to encourage the sector to consider how LPS will seek to promote practice which aligns with human rights and the core principles and duties of the Care Act 2014.


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. 


Thrive LDN is leading a campaign to get 100,000 Londoners to take the FREE online suicide prevention training.

Thrive London have partnered with the Zero Suicide Alliance, who have created a training program to help people to be able to identify warning signs and to feel comfortable having conversations about suicide.

Access this training here.


Past Events

March 2023

Community Links: Volunteer Managers’ Forum - DBS Workshop - 09 March 2023

February 2023

LGA: Learning from SARs: A Focus on Organisational Abuse Webinar - 28 February 2023

Lewisham SAB: Learning Event Eileen Dean and Amanda SAR - 22 February 2023

HTF: Lived Experience Advisory Panel Modern Slavery Training Series - 20 February to 03 March 2023

LGA: Transitional Safeguarding Progress & Innovations Webinar - 20 February 2023

January 2023

Academy for Social Justice - Transitional Safeguarding: from abstract to action - 19 January 2023

SCIE: Webinar Learning from the Whorlton Hall Safeguarding Adult Review - 10 January 2023

December 2022

Women & Girls Network: Ending Harmful Practices - 14 December 2022

London Councils:  What does the Domestic Abuse Act mean for frontline practitioners in perpetrator work? - 13 December 2022

SCIE: Webinar: Family members and the MCA - 07 December 2022 (recording)

Drive: Restart Pilot Interim Evaluation Launch - 01 December 2022

November 2022

NHS Mental Capacity Act and DoLS Preparing for LPS Session - 29 November 2022

COVID-19 and Adult Safeguarding: Findings from Research - 19 November 2022  

Launch Event: Assessing your Modern Slavery Risk- 17 November 2022

Bromley Well: Bromley Self Care Week 2022 - Free Activities for Bromley Residents - 14 November 2022

Women & Girls Network: Ending Harmful Practice - 09 November 2022

NHS Learning Disability and Autism Big Health Week - 07 November 2022

October 2022

HTF: Human Trafficking and NGOs: What to know and what to do - 18 October 2022

LGA: Tackling Modern Slavery - 18 October 2022

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022 - 03 October 2022

TASP Sharing Learning Supporting Partnership Working: Opportunities and Improved Outcomes that an Integrated Care System can offer to Safeguard and Protect Babies, Children & Young People - 03 October 2022

September 2022

TASP Sharing Learning Supporting Partnership Working: Independent Scrutiny and Local Safeguarding Children Partnership Arrangements - 26 September 2022

LGA: Transitional Safeguarding & Homelessness - 26 September 2022

LGA: Transitional Safeguarding - Key messages from SARs and an Evidence-Base for SARs - 19 September 2022

SCIE: Five Training sessions to support use of the SAR Quality Markers - Logic model / theory of change (SAR Quality Marker 15) - 15 September 2022

Deaf Blind UK: Sensory Reconnections Event - 14 September 2022

LGA: Integration of Health and Social Care - Implications for Adult Safeguarding - 08 September 2022

NIA: training for professionals working with women experiencing multiple disadvantage - 09 & 22 September 2022

Illegal Money Lending Team: Could you spot a loan shark?18 August & 09 September 2021

Scams awareness talk for those with a learning disability - 14 September

August 2022

Bromley & Croydon Women's Aid: Domestic Abuse Seminar - 17 August 2022

July 2022

SCIE: Five Training sessions to support use of the SAR Quality Markers - Different audiences for publication and dissemination (SAR Quality Marker 14) - 20 July 2022

LGA: Discriminatory Abuse Workshop for SAB Chairs and Managers - 14 July 2022

LGA: Adult Safeguarding - Learning Disabled People & Homelessness - 11 July 2022

LGA: SARs in Rapid Time - 11 July 2022

June 2022

SCIE: Five Training sessions to support use of the SAR Quality Markers - Safety science (SAR Quality Marker 12) - 28 June 2022

SCIE: Webinar - Integrated care systems, digital and data - 27 June 2022

SCIE: Five Training sessions to support use of the SAR Quality Markers - Flexible and bespoke commissioning (SAR Quality Marker 5) - 17 June 2022

NHS: Safeguarding Learning Together Week - Bearing Witness to Child Sexual Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation - 27 June to 01 July 2022

Webinar: Information Sharing with National Church Institutions The Association of Safeguarding Partners (TASP) - 23 June

University of East Anglia: Transitional Safeguarding Through the Lens of a Safeguarding Adult Review - 22 June

Scams awareness talk for those with a learning disability - 16 June 2022

Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) and Discriminatory Abuse (Local Government Association) - 13 June 2022

May 2022

Bridging the Gap with Transitional Safeguarding: Free Networking Event by Anster - 30 May 2022

SCIE: Five Training sessions to support use of the SAR Quality Markers - Decision making: Whether a SAR is needed (SAR Quality Marker 2) - 26 May 2022

Human Trafficking Foundation: Addressing the Risks of Exploitation for Displaced Ukrainians in the UK - 05 May 2022

NHS: Supporting hospital discharge for patients experiencing homelessness, with no recourse to public funds: - 05 April, 04 May, and 17 May 

April 2022

Suzy Lamplugh Trust: Live Life Safe - April 2022

Papyrus UK: Further and Higher Education Suicide Prevention Training - Running throughout 2022

Bromley’s 14-25 Transition Day - 25 April 2022

SCIE: Safeguarding webinar managing volunteers in faith-based organisations - 20 April 2022 (recorded)



Training & learning events – 2021/22

Training & learning events – 2020/21


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