Page 1 of 1
Introduction to Safeguarding - Target Group:
All newly approved carers, as soon after approval as possible. All other carers who need an update on the basics of policy, practice and research.
This course is mandatory for all foster carers and those working with under 18’s. In order to keep children safe key adults need to be able to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect. It is also vital that the reporting and recording process is fully understood.
For Foster Carers working with children & families in Portsmouth to understand and know more about what victim blaming language is and how to use more appropriate terminology when discussing children and young people who have been exploited, or who are at risk of exploitation.
Please note that the expectation is that those attending are aware of what exploitation is and have had at least had some basic training/experience in this.
Trauma informed model of care (TIMOC) training is aimed at social workers, personal advisors and foster carers working with children and young people who experienced trauma. The training will explain the impact of trauma on our body and how our mind processes information,help participants in the training to better understand behaviour often linked to you people who have experienced trauma. The Training will cover signs and symptons of trauma adding assessments of young people's needs in this area. The training then goes onto explore how to meet the care needs of these young people, with practical advice for everyday care. Simple direct tools which can be used by all will also be explained. The course will also cover Fast Feet, explaining this theraputic intervention.
How should attend: Social Workers, personal advisors and foster carers working with children and young people who have experienced trauma.
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||07 September 2021||10:00 - 12:00||No Venue||Map|
|2||13 September 2021||10:00 - 12:00||No Venue||Map|
|3||14 September 2021||10:00 - 12:00||No Venue||Map|
|4||20 September 2021||10:00 - 12:00||No Venue||Map|
|5||21 September 2021||10:00 - 12:00||No Venue||Map|
|6||02 November 2021||10:00 - 11:00||No Venue||Map|