Safeguarding training for trustees course
This course provides trustees with the awareness and knowledge to lead and embed good safeguarding practice into their organisation. Trustees have a responsibility to ensure that safeguarding is a priority for them and their organisation.
This course provides a detailed understanding of the safeguarding duties and responsibilities for trustees:
- Legal frameworks
- Types and indicators of abuse
- Multi-agency work
- Practice examples
Safeguarding children, including responding to child deaths
- Learning from serious case reviews
- Information sharing
- Recording and reporting
Attendees will develop a clear understanding of their legal obligations around safeguarding:
- Increase overall awareness of safeguarding children and adults
- Deepen appreciation for safeguarding children and young people practice and legal background, including response to children and young people’s deaths
- Understand safeguarding adults including the Care Act 2014 Principles, safeguarding duties and responsibilities for local authority partners
- Develop thinking on overall governance linked to safeguarding, partnership, cooperation, information sharing, duty of candour, and HR obligations such as DBS and organisational performance frameworks
- Plan the next stage of development in continued leadership on safeguarding
Who should attend?
Trustees and executive teams representing charities, not for profit, voluntary organisations and housing providers
SCIE’s Safeguarding training for trustees course is delivered over four hours but can be tailored to meet your needs
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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.