Initial Designated Safeguarding Lead training - New to DSL

This course is suitable for those new to the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Learning outcomes:                  

  • Understanding importance of safeguarding children in education                               
  • Understanding of what safeguarding means
  • Understanding roles/responsibilities of DSL in line with statutory requirements           
  • Understanding importance of working together/inter agency working
  • Understanding importance of good communication                                                           
  • Being more able to support safer working pratice and culture
  • More awareness of legislation and guidance                                                                       
  • More understanding of possible indicators including 'toxic trio'
  • Ability to respond to concerns from staff and offer support                                              
  • Understanding of barriers to reporting for staff and for children
  • More understanding of assessment of need and/or risk                                                   
  • Further understanding of 'grooming' process
  • More confidence with decision making/escalation process                                               
  • More understanding of child protection conference and review process
  • Understanding of how and when to make a referral to Children's services                      
  • Understanding importance of good record keeping

Facilitated by Jill Sneddon

This course will take place online via Zoom. You will receive an email with an invitation to join Zoom, please ensure your email address is correct upon registration.

The course will be split over two dates:

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Both sessions will run from 1-4pm

Event Properties

Event Date Tuesday, 13th October 2020 1:00 pm
Event End Date Tuesday, 20th October 2020 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date Monday, 6th July 2020
Capacity 20
Available place 18
Individual Price £140 per delegate

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available place
New to DSL

New to DSL

£140.00 18