Salford Safeguarding Board Seminars

There are currently available places on the seminars named below, please distribute to relevant staff in your department.

Title / Date / Venue / Trainers / Description
Missing from Home / Tuesday 4th November 2014
1.00pm – 4.00pm / Broughton Hub
(Room 1)
50 Rigby Street, Salford, M7 4BQ / Leonie Gasper, Children’s Society
Jo McDermott, GMP
Elaine Healey, Social Work Practice Manager / Learning outcomes for the seminar are:
Have an increased knowledge of the issues around missing from home
Have an understanding of underlying vulnerability/risk factors for missing from home
Be able to identify risk indicators associated with missing from home and know how to report
Working with Resistant families / Thursday 13th November 2014
9am – 1pm / Walkden Gateway
(Room 2)
2 Smith Street
M28 3EZ / Brenda Lee
Lead Nurse for Safeguarding Supervision
Ziggi Yates- Rodgers
Parenting Worker / A look at the guidance about working with families who are difficult to engage. Families who are hard to work with are a common feature in findings from Serious Case Reviews
Working with Dads / Wednesday 19th November 2014
9.30am – 12.30pm / The Beacon Centre, London Street, Salford M6 6QT / Tim Rumley, IYSS Manager
Tom Cole, Young Fathers Worker / The purpose of the session is to consider how young fathers (and all fathers) can contribute to positive outcomes for their children, why fathers should be included, the legislation around fatherhood, how masculinity affects fathers’ behaviour and explore practice ways to engage fathers in the services.
Supporting children affected by parental drug and alcohol use, domestic abuse and parental mental health / Thursday 27th November 2014
1.00pm – 4.00pm / Broughton Hub (Room 2)
50 Rigby Street
Salford M7 4BQ / Dawn Buchanan, Family & Children Support Worker
Toni Quinn, Family & Children Support Worker / This follows on from the SSCB courses on these 3 issues and priority will be given to people who have attended them. However, it may be of general value as well for other practitioners who work with children.
The Graded Care Profile- a tool for assessing neglect / Friday 5th December 2014
9.30am - 12.30pm / Broughton Hub (Room 1)
50 Rigby Street
Salford M7 4BQ / Kay Davidson,
Youth Offending Service Deputy Manager
Gail McNally,
Deputy Children’s Centre Manager / A guide to the use of the GCP for anyone who works with families where neglect is suspected or is an issue and who may be involved in assessing levels of risk.
Allegations against Professionals and Volunteers
for Practitioners / Wednesday 10th December 2014
1.00pm – 4.00pm / Broughton Hub (Room 1)
50 Rigby Street
Salford M7 4BQ / Roisin Rafferty and
Patsy Molloy
Local Authority Designated Officers. / This seminar is for practitioners who work with children and young people. It is an opportunity to have a greater understanding about allegations made against people who work with children and young people.

To book a place please ring 603 4378/603 4310 or email.

Places are offered on a first come, first served basis. Official confirmations will not be given, however a reminder email will be sent to delegates approximately 1 week before each seminar.

The Safeguarding Board is now charging agencies for staff who fail to attend on the day and have not given prior notice of cancellation. The charge will be £15 for each seminar