Over March, April & May Barnsley Council's Safeguarding team have a range of training available suitable for all levels of learning. This can all be booked via their POD system.

 

If you require any more information, please email maddiehallford@barnsley.gov.uk.

 

 

Introduction to Safeguarding –

This course is ideal for anyone who works with children/adults with care and support needs across Barnsley or hasn’t had any previous training in Safeguarding. In this workshop, we will discuss what Safeguarding means and who it applies to, the signs of abuse and neglect and what we can do if we are concerned that someone is being abused or neglected?

For more information or to book on to the course, please click here.

 

Basic Safeguarding Adults –

This course is ideal for anyone working with adults with care and support needs across Barnsley who is interested in understanding how to identify possible abuse and neglect, and what action we can take to report any concerns that they may have. We will also discuss what is meant by safeguarding adults and some of the factors that make people more vulnerable to abuse.

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Learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews –

This course is ideal for anyone that may work with adults at risk of abuse and neglect, particularly those that may coordinate a multi-agency response. In this course, we will look at the key learning from recent Safeguarding Adult Reviews and bring awareness to summaries, tools and guidance that have been produced as a result of any findings from SARs.

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Raising High Quality Safeguarding Concerns

This course is targeted at anyone that might need to raise high quality safeguarding concerns, such as Social Workers, GPs and Doctors, Specialist Housing Officers and Safer Neighbourhood Officers. In this course, we will look at the Statutory Criteria for Decision Making around Safeguarding – sec.42 enquiries, the principles of Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) and who People in Positions of Trust could be. Attendees will also recognise the need for appropriate Professional Curiosity and Professional Challenges.

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Mental Capacity Act –

This course is ideal for Carers, Managers, Deputy Managers and Supervisors within Independent Providers. In this course, we will look at the principles of the Mental Capacity Act, including the difference between Substituted and Supported Decision Making and how to support people to make decisions for themselves. Delegates will also understand and conduct Capacity Assessments and Best Interest Decisions.

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Managing Unwise Decisions 16+ -

This course is suitable for all staff and carers working with children and young people and who are involved in multi-agency partnerships. In this course, we will look at what an unwise decision is, the principles of the Mental Capacity Act and when ‘Mental Capacity’ should be assessed. We will also look at best interest decisions, including when and how they are made.

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Principles of Good Safeguarding Enquiries –

This course is ideal for those who have an organisation and/or professional responsibility for safeguarding adults, such as Social Workers, GPs and other health staff. In this course, we will identify the legal frameworks which support safeguarding adults at risk and recognise the need for appropriate Professional Curiosity and Professional Challenges. We will also discuss the importance of multi-agency working and information sharing and the duty of care and risk management in a safeguarding enquiry.

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Good Practice in Care Planning and Recording –

This course is ideal for Carers, Managers and Supervisors within Independent Providers. In this course, we will be able to understand and apply the principles of Person-Centred Care Planning and understand and apply the features of Person-Centred Approaches. We will also discuss what is meant by Support Decision Making and how to support someone to make those decisions. We will also learn the principles of good record keeping.

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Self-Neglect and Hoarding –

This course is ideal for anyone that might work with adults who at risk of self-neglect & hoarding or with families where this might be present. In this course, we will summarise the key learning from recent Safeguarding Adult Reviews regarding Self-Neglect and Hoarding and bring awareness to summaries, tools and guidance that have been produced as a result of any findings from SARs.

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