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Introduction to Child Protection & Safeguarding / Introduction to Prevent

This pair of introductory courses provides a solid introduction to current child protection and safeguarding legislation, along with information on the Prevent Duty, so that you can embed best practice within your organisation.
When Nov 29, 2018
from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where HOME 2, Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN
Contact Name
Contact Phone 02380332491
Attendees -Frontline workers, volunteers, chaperones and those that come into contact directly with children and young people.
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Created specifically for the arts, culture and heritage sectors, these courses are ideal for frontline workers, volunteers, chaperones and those that come into contact directly with children and young people.

*Each course can be booked individually, or book both together to ensure a comprehensive overview of current child protection issues.

Introduction to Child Protection & Safeguarding, 11am – 1pm

Build your team’s confidence with this light touch introduction to child protection and safeguarding. This half-day course provides practical advice to help build confidence around child protection issues with the context of developing and delivering creative and cultural projects.

You will gain:

  • An introduction to current child protection legislation and best practice
  • Information on how to handle disclosure
  • ‘Safe Touch’ information, covering how child protection guidelines can be maintained within more physical art forms


Introduction to Prevent, 2pm – 4pm

Take the fear out of the Prevent agenda and begin to apply it to your own policies and practice, with a focus on promoting wellbeing in an inclusive and supportive environment. Learn how to confidently fulfil Prevent responsibilities within an arts and cultural setting, and consider how to embed the British Values at the heart of this in your work with children and young people.

You will gain:

  • An introduction on the Prevent duty
  • Creative approaches to promote wellbeing within arts and cultural projects
  • Ideas for embedding British Values in an inclusive and supportive environment
  • Clarity on how to identify young people at risk

The trainer:

Lesley Wood, a freelance creative and educational professional with more than 20 years' in-depth, cross-sector experience of work in the creative, heritage, education and cultural sectors.

For a more detailed, comprehensive look at Child Protection & Safeguarding, join our full day of training in Peterborough. Designated safeguarding officers would be best suited to our Embedding Safeguarding Practice course taking place in Birmingham and Southampton.

English National Youth Arts Network newsletter subscribers receive an exclusive 10% discount - subscribe here.

For more information on this course, please contact the Artswork Professional Development team via / 023 8033 2491

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