Safeguarding Week 2016 – 17 to 23 October

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Don’t forget next week is Safeguarding Week in Calderdale and there are lots of activities planned for this year, continuing to raise the awareness of the role we all play in protecting vulnerable children and adults.

The launch event is on Monday 17 October at the Woolshops, Halifax from 12.30pm.

Visit the safeguarding website for further information and don’t forget you can tweet a picture of yourself during the week holding the written message ‘safeguarding’s my business’ to show you support #SafeCdale16.

Safeguarding Children & Young People – Training session

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Training session which aims to raise awareness of child protection and identify steps to follow when there are concerns.

Wednesday 21 October – 9.30am to 1pm
Wellholme Children’s Centre, Bradford Rd, Brighouse, HD6 4AF

Session objectives are to:

  • Be aware of the child protection procedures within your organisation
  • Recognise a child who potentially needs safeguarding
  • Recognise types and indicators of abuse
  • Have an understanding of relevant policy and legislation that underpins safeguarding

Places on the training courses will only be secured on receipt of a £50 returnable deposit per person or the course payment.

Course prices are as follows

  • VCS within Calderdale – £30 for first place – £20 for additional places
  • VCS outside Calderdale – £80 per place
  • Public Bodies – £100 per place

Click here to book a place today.