The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) in Southwark, brings together a team of multi disciplinary professionals from partner agencies into the same room to deal with all safeguarding concerns, where someone is concerned about the safety or well being of a child.

MASH have a full programme of safeguarding training. Please see details for May 2021 programme below.

Individuals need to book in via My Learning Source. You can find more information about their training session in the leaflet below.

Download programme information leaflet.

There will be further dates agreed for some of the courses within the attached programme for later this year and also the start of 2022.

  




Safeguarding Children Level 3 
 
25th May

This multi-agency course is aimed at delegates from a range of organisations/agencies and provides knowledge relating to legislation, guidance and practice in safeguarding children. Delegates should be prepared to actively participate in and contribute their experience and issues in the course.

Learning Objectives:

  • To have knowledge of legislative, policy and practice frameworks in the context of safeguarding children.
  • To know how to co-operate with the local authority and other agencies in sharing information and professional evidenced based judgements when there are safeguarding concerns.
  • To understand the assessment and referral process.
  • To have knowledge of resources to support understanding and practice in safeguarding children.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK: Full Day, 10am – 3pm (Via Microsoft Teams)




Race Culture and Faith Belief Systems in Safeguarding Children – Level 3
 
26th May

This multi-agency course is aimed at delegates from a range of organisations/agencies and explores issues of race, faith and culture in the context of safeguarding children. Delegates should be prepared to actively participate in and contribute their experience and issues in the course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To have explored local issues and practice.
  • To have increased understanding of culture and faith/beliefs systems on parenting
  • To have increased confidence in discussing own, and others values and beliefs, and recognise how these might impact on  professional practice
  • To overview good practice in assessment and service provision and the need to fully assess family history and functioning.
  • To be aware of factors that impact on children in the context of honour based violence, forced marriage and FGM and the need to fully assess family history and functioning.

CLICK HERE TO BOOKFull Day, 10am – 3pm (Via Microsoft Teams)




Impact Of Parental Substance Misuse On Young People:
 
27th May

This is a half-day session which ties-in with the Substance Misuse course, with a specific focus on participants understanding the impact of parental substance misuse on young people within the family.

 

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the potential interaction between domestic/sexual violence, mental health and substance misuse (toxic trio)
  • Describe the impact of parents/carers mental health and substance abuse on the wellbeing and development of the child.
  • Identify signs of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse, or neglect including domestic abuse, sexual exploitation
  • Explain safeguarding responsibilities to children and ‘Think Family’

CLICK HERE TO BOOK: Half Day Course, 10.00am – 1.00pm (Via Zoom) 




Child Sexual Exploitation – Level 3
28th May

This course aims to provide an understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation and the risk factors, develop skills in direct work with young people, as well as the skills to identify and refer young people at risk appropriately.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify children and young people who are at risk of child sexual exploitation, as well as those that may be exploited.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of local procedures, protocols, and services, as well as the Metropolitan Police Service protocol
  • Understand the multi-agency perspective on the intervention, identification, prevention and safeguarding of sexually exploited children.
  • Confidence in being able to discuss issues relating to this subject with young people directly.
  • Understand your role in identifying concerns about children at risk of sexual exploitation, as well as your role in the ‘public interest’ responsibility to share information, in order to protect children from the risk of significant harm.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK: Full Day Course. 9.30am – 3.45pm (Via Zoom)

 


For more information

Please contact Stephanie Bryan, Learning & Development Partner – Social Care

Phone: 0207 525 7312

Email: [email protected]