Training schedule

Booking a place

 To book a place on any TSSP event, please make sure that you send your Name, Job Role and Service to Tssp.learning@trafford.gov.uk specifying which session you would like to attend. If you are booking on behalf of someone else, please provide their information (including their Email Address) too. Availability is limited on each session. Should the session be full and no alternative date available, you will be put onto a waiting list for future sessions.

 

Cuckooing

Aims of the session:

  • Understand the term cuckooing
  • Highlight how to identify a cuckooed tenancy/dwelling
  • Examine case studies which demonstrate how vulnerable people can be protected

Dates:

Wednesday 8th September 2021, (13:00-13:40), via Microsoft Teams.

Wednesday 17th November 2021, (13:00-13:40), via Microsoft Teams.

Thursday 10th February 2022, (13:00-13:40), via Microsoft Teams.

 

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Aims of the session:

  • define the term drug and be able to identify what different drugs look like;
  • be aware of the effects that drugs and alcohol can have on physical health;
  • develop an awareness of the risk and protective factors to keep young people safe from substances; and
  • be confident in making referrals to drug and alcohol support services.

Dates: 

Tuesday 21st September 2021, (09:30-12:30), via Microsoft Teams.

Tuesday 7th December 2021, (09:30-12:30), via Microsoft Teams.

Tuesday 15th March 2022, (09:30-12:30), via Microsoft Teams.

 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Aims of the session:

  • understand what FGM is and the various types of FGM;
  • understand the physical and psychological consequences of FGM;
  • be able to identify FGM risk factors and warning signs;
  • understand and be confident to use referral pathways; and 
  • analyse the beliefs, value and traditions supporting FGM, and how this impacts on contemporary British society.

Wednesday 14th July 2021 (12.00 - 13.00), via Microsoft Teams

Wednesday 20th October 2021 (12.00 - 13.00), via Microsoft Teams

Wednesday 16th March 2022 (12.00 - 13.00), via Microsoft Teams

 

Graded Care Profile 2 – Evidence Based Assessment of Child Neglect

Aims of the session:

  • become a licensed user of the Graded Care Profile 2 assessment;
  • understand and practically apply the functions and scoring system of the Graded Care Profile 2 assessment; and
  • understand how the Graded Care Profile 2 will be embedded across Trafford.

Wednesday 13th October 2021, 9.30 - 16.00,  via Microsoft Teams

Tuesday 19th October 2021, 9.30 - 16.00,  via Microsoft Teams

Thursday 20th January 2022, 9.30 - 16.00, TBC

 

Illegal Money Lending - Stop Loan Sharks

The key aim of these training sessions, are to make you aware of the crime known as Illegal Money Lending and the impact it has.

The session covers the following points:

  • What a Loan Shark is and how they operate
  • What the Illegal Money Lending Team do
  • How people can become Victims
  • Raising awareness and reporting the crime
  • How we can help you and communities

Monday 4th October 2021 (11.00 – 12.00, via MS Teams)

Wednesday 6th October 2021 (11.00 – 11.40, via MS Teams) A refresher session for those who have some prior knowledge or have attended training before.

 

MARAC Attendee Training:

This training, delivered by SafeLives, is designed specifically for staff who currently attend MARAC or can potentially represent agencies at MARAC.

Aims of the session include:

  • Be able to identify what a good MARAC looks like
  • Gain a full understanding of your role, remit and responsibilities as a MARAC attendee
  • Improve ability to identify high-risk cases and MARAC eligibility
  • Gain an awareness of aware of specialist local, regional and national services, and be confident in referring/signposting to these

Thursday 24th June, (FULL DAY, time TBC), via Zoom

Thursday 8th July, (FULL DAY, time TBC), via Zoom

Friday 9th July, (FULL DAY, time TBC), via Zoom

 

Parental Mental Health Training

This session is aimed at non- mental health professionals who work with children and families. It will discuss parents that experience mental health needs and the session will look to explore the impact this can have on them and their children.

Wednesday 30th June 2021: (9.30 - 12.30), via Microsoft Teams

Tuesday 30th Nov 2021: (13.30 – 16.30), via Microsoft Teams

Friday 4th March 2022: (9.30 – 12.30), via Microsoft Teams

 

Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness

This session covers the basics of Safeguarding Adults.

Aims of the session:

    • understand the arrangements for managing safeguarding within Trafford;
    • understand how Making Safeguarding Personal aligns with The Care Act;
    • be able to identify the categories of abuse and understand how they can present; and
    • confidently respond to safeguarding concern that arise.

Tuesday 6th July 2021, (9:30-12:30), via Microsoft Teams

Thursday 18th November 2021, (9.30-13.00), classroom-based

Wednesday 19th January 2022, (9:30-12:30) via Microsoft Teams

 

Safeguarding Children Basic Awareness

Safeguarding Children Basic Awareness

Aims of the session:

  • understand the arrangements for managing safeguarding within Trafford;
  • be able to identify the categories of abuse and understand how they can present;
  • understand the whistleblowing process; and
  • confidently respond to safeguarding concern that arise.

Tuesday 13th July 2021, (9.30-12.30), via Microsoft Teams

Wednesday 3rd November 2021, (9.30-13.00), classroom-based

Thursday 13th January 2022, (9:30-12:30) via Microsoft Teams

Safeguarding Children - Advanced

Aims of the session:

  • Review knowledge of safeguarding arrangements in Trafford
  • Review knowledge on vulnerability, risk, and signs of abuse and neglect
  • Confidently define the terms complex safeguarding and contextual safeguarding
  • Gain confidence in responding effectively and making appropriate referrals when concerns about a child have been raised

Thursday 9th September 9.30-12.00, via MS Teams

Wednesday 24th November 15:30-18:00, via MS Teams

Safeguarding Children using Early Help

Aims of the session:

  • understand the function of Early Help and your role within it;
  • be aware of the mechanisms in place to support the recording of Early Help and effective information sharing;
  • be confident in your understanding of the role of the Case Coordinator; and
  • have an awareness of the Early Help commissioned offer in Trafford.

Thursday 23rd September 2021, (13.00 - 15.30), via Microsoft Teams

Tuesday 1st February 2022, (13.00 - 15.30), classroom based, location TBC

 

Safer recruitment and managing allegations against adults who work with children

 Aims of the session:

  • identify key  features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people;
  • understand the makeup of a ‘culture of vigilance’ and actively promote it in your setting;
  • understand and be confident in using local procedures for managing allegations against adults who work with children.

Dates:

Tuesday 22nd June 2021, (09:30-12:30), via Microsoft Teams.

Tuesday 23rd November 2021, (09:30-12:30), via Microsoft Teams.

 

Scams and Doorstep Crime

Aims of the session:

  • define scams and doorstep crime;
  • understand the offender and victim profile in Trafford;
  • appreciate the impact of this crime;
  • gain information on local initiatives in place to tackle this issue; and
  • develop an understanding of what role you have.

Tuesday 15th June 2021, (10.00 – 12.30), via Microsoft Teams

Thursday 15th July 2021, (10.00 – 12.30), via Microsoft Teams

 

Trauma Informed Approaches (CPD):

Hosted by The Nelson Trust. Understanding of the dynamics of trauma and its impact on the people you work with and yourself. How to communicate in a trauma informed way, fostering the five core principles of trauma informed approaches in your working practice: Safety, Choice, Trustworthiness, Collaboration and Empowerment. Review of your services and practice using a self-assessment toolkit. Taking trauma into account, what to look out for and how to reframe it. Learning into practice with a case study and live case study discussion.

Thursday 2nd September 2021 (9.30 - 16.30), via Zoom (waiting list only)

Thursday 16th September 2021 (9.30 - 16.30), via Zoom

Tuesday 5th October 2021 (9.30 - 16.30), via Zoom

 

Understanding ACEs:

Hosted by The Nelson Trust. Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) – what are they and how these experiences can influence and impact a person’s mental and physical wellbeing. Recognising toxic/relentless stress in childhood. How taking trauma into account shapes relational working methods. Routine enquiry- Asking the questions, why, when and how. Addressing practitioner’s anxiety and the value of disclosure.

Tuesday 14th September 2021 (9.30 - 16.30), via Zoom (waiting list only)

Wednesday 29th September 2021 (9.30 - 16.30), via Zoom (waiting list only)

 

Voice of the Child

Aims of the session:

  • understand why, when and how to listen to the voice of the child;
  • know what happens when you don’t listen to the voice of the child;
  • assess and recognise the voice of the child; and
  • identify strengths and areas for development in this area of work.

Dates:

Tuesday 17th August 2021, (09:30-14:30), via Zoom.

Tuesday 16th November 2021, (09:30-14:30), via Zoom.

Tuesday 22nd February 2022, (09:30-14:30), via Zoom.


 

Understanding Exploitation

Please note, this training will be delivered in 2 parts on two separate dates. When registering your interest in this training, please ensure you can commit to both dates. 

The training will cover:

  • a basic understanding of trauma and the impact it can have on young people;
  • how normal adolescent development can be exploited by others;
  • an overview of Child Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation & Modern Day Slavery;
  • an understanding push and pull factors that may feature in exploitation;
  • considering diversity and how methods of exploitation may differ for young people;
  • exclusion to exploitation - what we can do to support and engage young people;
  • what happens when a young person turns 18;
  • how to report (National Referral Mechanism, intelligence, referrals to services & support);
  • exploitation: Context & Language.

Dates to be confirmed

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Aims of the session:

  • understand what modern slavery and human trafficking is, and the difference between people smuggling;
  • confidently identify and respond to potential cases of modern slavery and human trafficking;
  • be able to identify potential indicators of modern slavery and human trafficking; and
  • apply current laws with a victim-centred and multi-agency approach.

Dates to be confirmed.