Inter Agency Training 2017

A multi-agency conference was held in June: "Developing an Effective Response to Neglect in North Somerset 2017" the slides from this event are available to download.

Slides: Effective Response to Neglect in North Somerset 2017


North Somerset Safeguarding Children Board partner agencies jointly fund a Multi Agency Safeguarding Trainer who is responsible for the Inter Agency Training programme.

Louise Lynch currently holds this post and can be contacted on [email protected]

Training Content and Delivery.  The core programme of training follows the guidance set out in Working Together 2015.  The content of courses is updated to take into account learning from Serious Case Reviews and is co-ordinated with other Safeguarding Children Board's in the South West through links with SWIAT (South West Inter Agency Trainers).

Details of the Training pathway and course administration and charging policies can all be found in the LSCB Training Strategy, this strategy can be accessed by following the link below:



NSSCB 009 Training, Learning, Improvement and Development Strategy 2017

Inter Agency Child Protection - Introduction is a one day course and is available to the whole children's workforce.  Courses run at least once a month.

Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection is a two day course that is fully supported by contributions from senior practitioners from the key local agencies. 

There is also a half day update, which has been developed as a refresher for staff who completed the Advanced course two years ago.

Specialised Inter Agency Courses currently cover the following areas:

  • Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
  • Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
  • Hidden Sentence - Parents in Prison
  • Child Protection for Managers
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Recognising and Preventing Abuse in your Organisation
  • Effective Participation at Case Conferences
  • Families with Multiple and Complex Needs (Domestic Abuse/Substance Misuse/Mental Health)
  • E-Safety
  • Signs of Safety
  • Emotional Abuse

Administration.  There is an onling booking system for training events that is widely used by staff from all agencies -

Further details of all courses including dates for 2017 can be found by following the link below and details are available by calling 01934 426349.

Inter Agency Child Protection Training Events 2017
Developing an effective response to neglect
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