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  • Safeguarding Children with a Disability

    This is a full day training course which aims to raise the awareness of professionals in order that strategies may be applied that will safeguard and promote the welfare of disabled children.This course also requires you to have completed MSCB approved training in introductory or basic awareness safeguarding children within the last 3 years.

  • Forced Marriage & Honour Based Violence

    This is a half day training course which aims to raise awareness of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence in order to improve appropriate response on recognition

  • Working with families affected by substance misuse

    This is a full days training course. To raise awareness regarding the impact of substance misuse on the continued well-being of children and young people.

  • Parental Mental Health and Safeguarding Children

    This is a full days training course to explore attitudes, values & existing knowledge about mental health including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, autism, personality disorder and psychosis.

  • Private Fostering - Half Day Course

    Do you know someone who is caring for somebody else’s child? Do you need to know more about Private Fostering? This half day briefing aims to raise awareness of Private Fostering, how this impacts children and how practitioners should respond.

  • Intro to Safeguarding Children and Young People

    You should attend this course if you are in contact with children and young people and with adults who are parents or carers. This course covers the mandatory requirements of basic awareness training required for all those working with children and young people. You will need to complete this course or an approved basic safeguarding course to qualify for other MSP courses.

  • Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse

    Domestic Violence and Abuse is prevalent across all areas in Manchester and Nationwide and is a common theme in many Serious Case Reviews. Two women a week in the UK die as a result of Domestic Violence and Abuse. Please apply for this course if you work with children and/or their families in Manchester and/or need to understand the Manchester strategy on DV&A.

  • Identifying and Responding to Sexual Behaviours in

    This half day course is delivered by Brook Manchester who are part of the Voluntary Sector providing sexual health advice to young people. This course aims to support professionals working with children and young people to identify, assess and respond appropriately to sexual behaviours. This course is suitable for anybody working with young people in Manchester

  • Learning from Serious Case Reviews

    One hour briefings will be arranged when a Serious Case Review is due to be published and/or when learning needs to be shared with our partner agencies and organisations. These are aimed at anyone who works with children and their families in Manchester and who will have some responsibility in cascading the learning back within their agency or organisation. Learning packs will be made available.

  • Management of Allegations (LADO) managers course

    This is a two hour briefing aimed at Managers and leaders working in the children’s workforce who have responsibility for managing allegations against adults who work with children or nominated safeguarding leads. The briefing aims to ensure that all participants understand the statutory guidance relating to the management of allegations against adults who work with children.

  • Introduction to Loss, Grief and Bereavement

    This half day course is delivered by Child Bereavement UK. Their training is based on learning from bereaved families, helping professionals to understand the needs of distressed families and children, and how appropriate support can have positive benefits. Bereavement UK advise this course is not usually suited to anyone who has suffered a recent, significant personal loss or bereavement

  • Designated Person Safeguarding Training

    The Manchester Safeguarding Partnership do not deliver this training. Please contact the Learning and Events Team within Manchester City Council on 0161 227 3573 or email who organise this training

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  • Manchester Safeguarding Partnership Training Offer

    The MSP provides access to free face to face and online learning to multi-agency professionals who work with children or their families in Manchester. The MSP does not deliver training to individual organisations/schools/agencies as our duty is to provide multi agency training.

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  • We need to talk about suicide: helping everyone to feel more confident to talk about suicide

    We need to talk about suicide: helping everyone to feel more confident to talk about suicide is an e-Learning programme that has been developed for the wider public health workforce including voluntary sector, blue light services, prison staff and prison listeners health and social care.  It was developed by a range....

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  • Quality Assurance Application Form

    Please find attached the Quality Assurance Application form which will need to be read in conjuction with the Quality Assurance Strategy on this website.  Please complete the form and send to the email address specified along with electronic versions of the training documents....

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