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09/11/2018 : Child Protection Training – Group 3 (Designated Safeguarding Officer)

YFC Centre, Amory Building, Cheriton Bishop, Exeter, EX6 6JH | From £75

This Devon Children and Families Partnership (formerly Devon Safeguarding Children Board) approved Group 3 training is for members of the not for profit children and young people’s workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to advising and supporting other staff (paid/unpaid) who may have safeguarding concerns, who have the responsibility to receive and refer safeguarding information. This also includes self-employed ‘stand-alone’ practitioners who do not work within an organisation (ie childminders, private tutors, etc).

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09/11/2018 : Refugee Awareness training

Harwell Centre, Plymouth | Free

PDREC is an independent and impartial registered charity working across Plymouth, Exeter and Devon to promote equality of opportunity and towards eliminating racial discrimination.

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16/11/2018 : Safer Recruitment Training

The 100 Club, Exeter | £15 for VOYC Members

This Devon Children & Families Partnership (formerly Devon Safeguarding Children Board) approved awareness raising training has been specifically designed for organisations working in the voluntary and community sector and also private sector, and will cover important issues such as:
•Who needs DBS Checks?
•Effective Staff Induction, Supervision and Appraisal
•Legislation and Policy
•Reporting Concerns
•Best Practice

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21/11/2018 : Safeguarding Training for Charity Trustees & Members of Voluntary & Community Sector Management Committees

Exeter | From £10.00

This awareness raising course will enable participants to better understand their role and safeguarding responsibilities if their groups are providing activities or services for children and young people.

The outcomes from the session will be that you:
•will be able to demonstrate an increased awareness of the legal framework for safeguarding and child protection;
•better understand Trustees / Management Committee members responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children;
•would be better able to scrutinise any decisions made by your organisation when a concern about a child or young person has been identified;
•learn about the Devon Children & Families Partnership (formerly Devon Safeguarding Children Board) safeguarding standards for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Devon;
•better understand the issues around recording and sharing information.

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22/11/2018 : Raising Standards of Safeguarding Practice Across the Voluntary Sector

Central London | £295

In the wake of numerous allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct across the voluntary sector, the Charity Commission have made it clear that any behaviours that put beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and members of the public at risk will not be tolerated and have insisted that ALL charities undertake a through review of their safeguarding, governance and management arrangements. With this in mind on the 22nd November the Charity Commission will be joined by sector leaders as they outline key safeguarding duties and responsibilities for all charities and present examples of safeguarding, governance and management best practice which you can benchmark against your own and implement with immediate effect within your organisation.

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27/11/2018 : Youth Justice Convention 2018

King Power Stadium, Leicester | From £235.00

Hosted by the YJB, the Youth Justice Convention is the annual event for all those working in the youth justice system, in particular managers, professionals, practitioners and policy makers. This year’s convention will be returning to the King Power Stadium, Leicester, for Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th November.

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05/12/2018 : Measurement, Evaluation and Impact: Achieving Outcomes for Children

Central London | From £199.00

Robust measurement and evaluation processes are increasingly critical to ensure services and interventions have a positive impact for people’s lives. This essential one-day conference on Wednesday 5th December will provide a wealth of ideas, tools and actionable insights to support your endeavours in improving outcomes for children, young people and families. CYP Now is bringing together a range of experts and leading practitioners to address the pressing challenges organisations face, and put forward proven approaches and solutions to help maximise impact.

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05/02/2019 : Safer Internet Day 2019

Each year Safer Internet Day gets bigger and bigger with 45% of young people hearing about the day in 2018. As the UK Safer Internet Centre, which organises the day, we are very excited about Safer Internet Day (SID)2019which will take place on Tuesday 5th February 2019, with the global theme of ‘Together for a better internet’.

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