Safeguarding Children for Charities Conference 2018 - London

Event date:18 January 2018

Original Price: £224.99 VAT: £45.00Total price: £269.99

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Children are exposed to increased dangers as our world becomes more technologically advanced . We need to make sure our safeguarding procedures are up-to-date. Charities that come into contact with children and young people need to train staff on new types of safeguarding risks and how to prevent abuse both on-and offline.  BOOK NOW    Follow us  Follow us on Twitter #scc2018



9.30 – 9.55   Registration and refreshments
9.55 - 10.00  

Chairperson's introduction 

10.00 - 11.00  

Legal issues and guidance 

  • The Children and Social Work Act 2017 explained
  • Where can you go for legal assistance with safeguarding?
  • Looking at the potential impact of Brexit
  • Legalities and parameters of safeguarding
  • ‘Working together to safeguard children’
  • Prevent duty
  • 11.00 - 11.30   Refreshments and networking
    11.30 - 12.15  

    Online safety for children and young people
    By Adele Eastman, Farrer & Co

  • Where and what are the types of online dangers?
  • Educating children on how to stay safe online
  • Preventing cyber-bullying and how to deal with it if it happens
  • Protection and prevention from online grooming
  • 12.15 - 13.00  

    Preventing abuse and supporting children at risk

  • Looking out for signs of abuse and the exploitation of children
  • Ending abuse and what actions to take
  • Safeguarding children who are brought to and from countries outside of the UK and what to look out for
  • Explaining abuse to children: types of language
  • 13.00 - 14.00   Lunch and networking
    14.00 - 14.45  

    Staff training and safe recruitment 

  • Communicating policies and procedures to current and new employees
  • How to get your staff through the DBS checking process efficiently
  • Providing appropriate training for volunteers
  • Ensure all trustees, staff and volunteers are aware of their legal duty to safeguarding children
  • 14.45 - 15.00   Refreshments and networking
    15.00 - 16.00  

    Safeguarding procedures and record keeping 
    By Joanna Nicolas, Child protection consultant and trainer

  • The importance of following the correct procedures
  • Effective record-keeping
  • Reporting incidents and concerns
  • Information-sharing and working with other agencies
  • Escalating allegations: who should you inform?
  • 16.00  

    Close of conference


    By David McLean, Youth Justice & Restorative Justice Consultant

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