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Awareness of Signs of Safety

Date & Time of Training: 
4 October, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:00
Venue: 
Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD

Time: 09:30 - 16:00 (Registration from 9.15am)

Venue: Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD   

Requires Introduction to Safeguarding : Y

Cut Off Date For Applications: 20/09/2019

Course Description
Manchester City Council and partners have begun working with families in a different, strengths based way over the last two years.  The approach is called Signs of Safety.

This is a one day Awareness of Signs of Safety course aimed at multi agency professionals who work with children and or their families in Manchester.  The course will provide those workers who have not been on any Signs of Safety training to become familiar with the philosophy behind Signs of Safety and an opportunity to use some of the assessment and recording tools as well as understanding how it can be used in your own work with children and families.

This course will be delivered by multi agency professionals including social workers, early help officers and health professionals.

Please do not apply for this course if you are either a Manchester City Council children`s social worker or Manchester City Council early help officer as you will need to complete the specific MCC training course.

Aims
To provide multi agency professionals with an opportunity to learn about and to practice Signs of Safety using tools which can be used with families and professionals.  It will provide guidance on how to work with families in a strength based way as well as things to consider when making referrals to children`s services and to understand some changes in practice for your agency when working with children`s services.

Please do not apply for this course if you are either a Manchester City Council social worker or Manchester City Council early help officer as you will need to complete the specific MCC training course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Summarise the philosophy and principles behind the Signs of Safety method.
  • Recognise the Signs of Safety Tools and processes.
  • Consider the different ways in which Signs of Safety can be used to safeguard children and to support engagement with families
  • Discuss how to think about and understand the impact of specific behaviour on children.
  • Consider how to ask questions to families in a strength based way.
  • Complete a `Scaling` exercise using the three step process.
  • Practice how to write a Danger Statement.
  • Complete an MSCB Training Course Action Plan 
Provider: 
Manchester Safeguarding Board
Cost: 
Free - eligibility criteria applies
Further details / booking: 

Booking must be made online via the learning hub.
Visit: https://training.manchesterscb.org.uk/ for more information.

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