Training schedule

Booking a place

To book a place on any TSSP event, submit your details through our Learning application.

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:

  • Tuesday 28 June (12:30 - 13:30) MS Teams
  • Wednesday 28 September (12:30 - 13:30) MS Teams
  • Thursday 1 December (12:30 - 13:30) MS Teams
  • Wednesday 1 February (12:30 - 13:30) MS 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 14 June (09:30 - 12:30) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 13 September (09:30 - 12:30) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 13 December (09:30 - 12:30) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 14 March (09:30 - 12:30) MS Teams

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Course Aims

  • 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
  • Analyse the beliefs, value and traditions supporting FGM, and how this impacts on contemporary British society

Dates:

  • Friday 1 July (12:00 - 13:00) MS Teams
  • Friday 7 October (12:00 - 13:00) MS Teams
  • Friday 27 January (12:00 - 13:00) MS Teams

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

Dates:

  • Tuesday 12 July (13:00 - 14:00) MS Teams

Prevent Update

This session will provide Trafford practitioners with an update of the national and local risk picture, vulnerabilities and push/pull factors for radicalisation, and information on how to share concerns.

Dates:

  • Thursday 8 September (12:00 - 13:00) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 1 November (12:00 - 13:00) MS Teams
  • Wednesday 18 January (12:00 - 13:00) MS Teams

Reducing Parental Conflict

There is strong evidence that conflict between parents, whether together or separated, can have significant negative impact on children’s mental health and long term life chances. Not all conflict is damaging, but where this is frequent, intense and poorly resolved it can harm children’s outcomes . Our aim in Trafford is that addressing parental conflict and the impact it has upon children will become mainstream, alongside support for parenting.

The outcomes of the RPC training are:

  • To understand parental conflict and what the research says about its impact upon family functioning and outcomes for both adults and children.
  • To recognise that there is a difference between domestic abuse and parental conflict.
  • To feel more confident about couple relationship quality enquiry in everyday practice. 
  • To become familiar with the Greater Manchester Relationship Toolkit and its contents.
  • To understand the variety of tools, pre and post programme assessment and how to use them within the context of parental conflict support.
  • To confidently assess, plan, implement and review parental conflict support with couples and/or individuals.

Dates:

  • Tuesday 5 July (09:30 - 12:30) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 4 October (13:00 - 16:00) MS Teams
  • Monday 6 February (09:30 - 12:30) MS Teams

Safeguarding Adults: Advanced

  • To increase knowledge of up to date local information regarding Safeguarding adults in Trafford
  • To revise and extend the knowledge gained on previous training regarding key legislation
  • To discuss learning from reviews and its application to practice

Dates:

  • Thursday 7 July (10:00 - 13:00) Microsoft Teams
  • Wednesday 25 January (13:00 - 16:00) Microsoft Teams

Safeguarding Adults: Basic Awareness

  • 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
  • Confidently respond to safeguarding concern that arise

Dates:

  • Thursday 13 October (14:00 - 17:00) Microsoft Teams

Safeguarding Children Using Early Help

Course Aims

  • Participants are confident in approaching families to talk about early help
  • Participants understand how the GM principles of early help apply to their own role, and what additional support can be accessed to provide early help in the community
  • Participants are able to make sure that children’s thoughts and feelings are incorporated into support plans
  • Participants are able to recognise strengths and needs to create a early help plan and participate in a case discussion process

Dates:

  • Thursday 15 September (13:00 - 16:30) Trafford Town Hall
  • Tuesday 6 December (13:00 - 16:30) Trafford Town Hall
  • Thursday 23 February (13:00 - 16:30) Trafford Town Hall

Safeguarding Children: Advanced

Aims of the session:

  • To increase knowledge of up to date local information regarding Safeguarding adults in Trafford
  • To revise and extend the knowledge gained on previous training regarding key legislation
  • To discuss learning from reviews and its application to practice

Dates:

  • Wednesday 13 July (10:00 - 13:00) Microsoft Teams
  • Tuesday 31 January (10:00 - 13:00) Microsoft Teams

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
  • Confidently respond to safeguarding concern that arise

Dates:

  • Wednesday 5 October (14:00 - 17:00) Microsoft Teams
  • Tuesday 6 September (09:30 - 13:00) Trafford Town Hall
  • Thursday 12 January (09:30 - 13:00) Trafford Town Hall

Safeguarding in response to obesity where neglect is an issue

Aims of the session:

  • Develop an awareness of obesity in the wider context
  • Understand the impact of obesity
  • Recognise where obesity becomes a safeguarding issue, and the signs that a family needs support
  • Develop awareness of support available for weight management in Trafford

Dates:

  • Thursday 14 July (09:30 - 13:00) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 21 February (09:30 - 13:00) MS Teams

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:

  • Wednesday 22 June (10:00 - 13:00) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 15 November (10:00 - 13:00) MS Teams

Trauma Informed Approaches

Hosted by The Nelson Trust.

Course Aims:

  • 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.

Dates:

  • Tuesday 21 June (09:30 - 16:30) Zoom
  • Tuesday 12 July (09:30 - 16:30) Zoom
  • Thursday 8 September (09:30 - 16:30) Zoom

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Hosted by The Nelson Trust.

Course Aims

  • 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.

Dates:

  • Tuesday 14 June (09:30 - 16:30) Zoom

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
  • Identify strengths and areas for development in this area of work

Dates:

  • Thursday 9 June (09:30 - 13:30) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 18 October (09:30 - 13:30) MS Teams
  • Wednesday 30 November (09:30 - 13:30) MS Teams
  • Tuesday 7 March (09:30 - 13:30) MS Teams