Safeguarding Awareness Training for Therapists and Counsellors

The ACP is holding Safeguarding Awareness Training for Therapists and Counsellors

12 May 2018.
refreshments and lunch will be provided

Space is limited to maintain the quality of the learning environment.


Course Objectives

By the end of the session participants will have had the opportunity to:

  • Identify what to do if they have concerns about a child, including those who are suffering, or at risk of suffering significant harm
  • Enhance their skills in responding to risk that is identified by workers in their organisations and making sound decisions about when and how to refer to Children’s Services
  • Access some basic information and background about the legislative framework within which children’s welfare is safeguarded and promoted
  • Learn about dealing with disclosures from children and young people
  • Explore some of the dilemmas around consent
  • Understand about risk to themselves as professionals

About the trainer

Gretchen Precey is an independent social worker, trainer and consultant specialising in child protection. She has provided training nationally for child welfare professionals for the past 18 years


9:45 Arrival and coffee
10:00   Welcome/ introductions/ overview
10:15 What does child protection have to do with me?
10:45 Individual Thresholds in Identifying Risk (small group exercise)
11:15  Break
11.30 Signs and Indicators of Abuse
12:30   Dealing with disclosures (pairs exercise)
1:00     Lunch
1:30     Responding to safeguarding concerns
2:45     Break
3:00     Consent and confidentiality (case study)
3:15     Understanding Statutory Child Protection Procedures
3:30     Protecting Yourself: allegations of abuse against professionals
3:45    Summary/Questions/Evaluations
4:00    Close
May 12th, 2018 9:45 AM   through   4:00 PM
Conference Room A
CAN Mezzanine, 32-36 Loman Street
London, SE1 0EH
United Kingdom

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Safeguarding Course £ 95.00

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