Publish date: 18 April 2023

Safeguarding Matters in Mersey Care 

Within this page you can see weekly updates bought to you by our Safeguarding team.

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure 

The following training is available in the upcoming months click the link above for more information: 

  • Voice of the child including non-verbal child - Thursday 20 June 2024 9.30am to 11.30am
  • Self-neglect/Hoarding – Monday 17 June 2024 10am to12pm
  • Domestic Abuse - Wednesday 5th June 2024 2pm to 4pm
  • Child Neglect - Wednesday 19 June 2024 1pm to 3pm
  • Safeguarding Children for Mental Health Practitioners in Adult Services - Friday 14 June 2024 between 10am to 12pm
  • Safeguarding Adults Mental Health Division Quarterly Safeguarding Roundup – Wednesday 26 June 2024 11am to 12pm

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

North West County Lines Coordination Team Newsletter March/April 2024 

Webinar on Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System - Tuesday 21 May 2024

Registration form supporting women in Criminal Justice 2024

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Think Family

7 Minute Briefing - Think Family

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

Learning for Case Reviews

Please see attached link for learning from case review from the NSPCC.

Learning Case Reviews

Cheshire & Merseyside ICB Safeguarding Newsletter April 2024

ICB Safeguarding Newsletter April 2024

 

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

New Training Sessions

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 1pm to 3pm 21 May or 9.30am to 11.30am 2 October 2024

DASH-RIC Training dates

Changes to Booking System

Partnership Briefing - New & Training Booking System & courses

Introduction of a new training booking system for multi-agency HCYPSP delivery.

Booking system

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Annual Survey for Cared for Children 2024

Please find link below and copy attached of the new annual survey for cared for children.  The survey will run over the next 3 weeks and close on 26th April 12pm.

Link to Survey

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE! LSCP Domestic Abuse Tiered Training-

Child on Parent Domestic Abuse-11.04.2024 09.30-12.30

Book Here

Raises Voices of Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner is delighted to launch VOICES today, her virtual platform for victims and survivors to influence change to improve the lives of others subjected to domestic abuse.

From today, victims and survivors, as well as friends and family bereaved by domestic abuse, can sign up to receive the VOICES email newsletter, which will include opportunities for victims and survivors to share their experiences, as well as providing relevant updates on the work of the domestic abuse sector, government and academics.

The Commissioner is also inviting victims and survivors to share their views in a survey on their experiences with the police.

Please share this announcement with your networks using this graphic.  If you work  directly with people subject to domestic abuse, there is an A4 flyer aimed at victims and survivors that you can print off and put up in your building, or share digitally with clients.

Treat As Urgent Requests (TAU) Merseyside Police

TAU Request Form

Are MARACs Effective for Harmful Practices Cases? - Research and Toolkit Webinar Launch

Coaction Hub are launching our research and toolkit on MARAC and Harmful Practices with an online webinar on 18 April 2pm to 3.30pm.

If you would like to find out more about the findings, please sign up here: Sign up link

Important Information Adult Social Care Front Door

How to contact LCC Adult Social Care Services

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

Strats Breifing

Strategy Meetings and You information 

Strategy Meeting Link

Changes to Sefton front door and referrals for Safeguarding Children/ Early Help

From the 1st May 2024, changes will take place in the way professionals make referrals to Sefton Children’s Social Care (CSC) in respect of safeguarding and early help.

How FAST Poster 

How CHAT Poster

FAST Poster 

CHAT Poster

Virtual briefing sessions on the new model have been held and further 2 face to face sessions are scheduled for 16th April (10-12am or 1-3pm) at Formby PDC. The session aims to brief professionals on the changes  to increase understanding and confidence prior to the launch on May 1st, and include opportunity for Q&A session. Book Here

 

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Warrington 

To book on to the following upcoming Warrington LSCP Training opportunities book via Warrington LSCP Training System ​​​

  • Genogram
  • How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles Training 
  • County Lines, Cuckooing and Child Exploitation Lunch and Learn 
  • Understanding Self-Neglect and Hoarding
  • Responding to Domestic Abuse
  • Sexual Violence Workshop
  • WSAB Train the Trainer – Level 1 Safeguarding Adults 2 Day course
  • Stronger Together Programme
  • ‘Honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session
  • An Introduction to Parental conflict Training 
  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Managing Allegations
  • Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) Training - 2hr awareness session 
  • The Relationship Toolkit Programme 2024
  • How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles Training Session 
  • An Introduction to Parental conflict 
  • Safeguarding Adults Level 2
  • Licensed GCP2 (Graded Care Profile) Training for Practitioners

CPA Leaflet

Please see attached a digital copy of our Child to Parent Abuse (CPA) leaflet.

Child to parent abuse cover  /  Child to parent abuse - inside

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure 

The following training is available in the upcoming months click the link above for more information: 

  • Voice of the child including non-verbal child - Thursday 20 June 2024 9.30am to 11.30am
  • Self-neglect/Hoarding – Monday 17 June 2024 10am to12pm
  • Domestic Abuse - Wednesday 5th June 2024 2pm to 4pm
  • Child Neglect - Wednesday 19 June 2024 1pm to 3pm
  • Safeguarding Children for Mental Health Practitioners in Adult Services - Friday 14 June 2024 between 10am to 12pm
  • Safeguarding Adults Mental Health Division Quarterly Safeguarding Roundup – Wednesday 26 June 2024 11am to 12pm

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

North West County Lines Coordination Team Newsletter March/April 2024 

LeDeR Self Neglect 7 Minute Briefing

Webinar on Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System - Tuesday 21 May 2024

Registration form supporting women in Criminal Justice 2024

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Think Family

7 Minute Briefing - Think Family

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

Invitation CSC and WT2023 Provider Summit - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12756/3394

Community Partnership Intelligence - MerPol SoH - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12760/3394 

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

New Training Sessions

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 1pm to 3pm 21 May or 9.30am to 11.30am 2 October 2024

DASH-RIC Training dates

Changes to Booking System

Spotlight on our community

Partnership Briefing - New & Training Booking System & courses

Introduction of a new training booking system for multi-agency HCYPSP delivery.

Booking system

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

Raises Voices of Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner is delighted to launch VOICES today, her virtual platform for victims and survivors to influence change to improve the lives of others subjected to domestic abuse.

From today, victims and survivors, as well as friends and family bereaved by domestic abuse, can sign up to receive the VOICES email newsletter, which will include opportunities for victims and survivors to share their experiences, as well as providing relevant updates on the work of the domestic abuse sector, government and academics.

The Commissioner is also inviting victims and survivors to share their views in a survey on their experiences with the police.

Please share this announcement with your networks using this graphic.  If you work  directly with people subject to domestic abuse, there is an A4 flyer aimed at victims and survivors that you can print off and put up in your building, or share digitally with clients.

Treat As Urgent Requests (TAU) Merseyside Police

TAU Request Form

Are MARACs Effective for Harmful Practices Cases? - Research and Toolkit Webinar Launch

Coaction Hub are launching our research and toolkit on MARAC and Harmful Practices with an online webinar on 18 April 2pm to 3.30pm.

If you would like to find out more about the findings, please sign up here: Sign up link

Important Information Adult Social Care Front Door

How to contact LCC Adult Social Care Services

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn Webinar - Click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12758/3394

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Warrington 

To book on to the following upcoming Warrington LSCP Training opportunities book via Warrington LSCP Training System ​​​

  • Genogram
  • How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles Training 
  • County Lines, Cuckooing and Child Exploitation Lunch and Learn 
  • Understanding Self-Neglect and Hoarding
  • Responding to Domestic Abuse
  • Sexual Violence Workshop
  • WSAB Train the Trainer – Level 1 Safeguarding Adults 2 Day course
  • Stronger Together Programme
  • ‘Honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session
  • An Introduction to Parental conflict Training 
  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Managing Allegations
  • Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) Training - 2hr awareness session 
  • The Relationship Toolkit Programme 2024
  • How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles Training Session 
  • An Introduction to Parental conflict 
  • Safeguarding Adults Level 2
  • Licensed GCP2 (Graded Care Profile) Training for Practitioners

CPA Leaflet

Please see attached a digital copy of our Child to Parent Abuse (CPA) leaflet.

Child to parent abuse cover  /  Child to parent abuse - inside

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

image.png

If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

North West County Lines Coordination Team Newsletter March/April 2024 

LeDeR Self Neglect 7 Minute Briefing

Webinar on Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System - Tuesday, may 21st 2024

Registration form supporting women in Criminal Justice 2024

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Think Family

7 Minute Briefing - Think Family

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

Invitation CSC and WT2023 Provider Summit - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12756/3394

Community Partnership Intelligence - MerPol SoH - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12760/3394 

Locality Safeguarding News 

image.png

Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

New Training Sessions

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 1pm to 3pm 21 May or 9.30am to 11.30am 2 October 2024

DASH-RIC Training dates

Changes to Booking System

Spotlight on our community

Partnership Briefing - New & Training Booking System & courses

Introduction of a new training booking system for multi-agency HCYPSP delivery.

Booking system

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Raises Voices of Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner is delighted to launch VOICES today, her virtual platform for victims and survivors to influence change to improve the lives of others subjected to domestic abuse.

From today, victims and survivors, as well as friends and family bereaved by domestic abuse, can sign up to receive the VOICES email newsletter, which will include opportunities for victims and survivors to share their experiences, as well as providing relevant updates on the work of the domestic abuse sector, government and academics.

The Commissioner is also inviting victims and survivors to share their views in a survey on their experiences with the police.

Please share this announcement with your networks using this graphic.  If you work  directly with people subject to domestic abuse, there is an A4 flyer aimed at victims and survivors that you can print off and put up in your building, or share digitally with clients.

Treat As Urgent Requests (TAU) Merseyside Police

TAU Request Form

Are MARACs Effective for Harmful Practices Cases? - Research and Toolkit Webinar Launch

Coaction Hub are launching our research and toolkit on MARAC and Harmful Practices with an online webinar on 18 April 2pm to 3.30pm.

If you would like to find out more about the findings, please sign up here: Sign up link

Important Information Adult Social Care Front Door

How to contact LCC Adult Social Care Services

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn Webinar - Click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12758/3394

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Baby Shower - Meet the Team

Flyer 

Health Promotion Event 28 March 2024

Please see the attached poster for the upcoming event later this week Thursday 28 March on Church Street in St Helens Town Centre.

The health promotion event will run between 11am-4pm and is hosted by CGL and YPDAAT

Health Promotion poster

Warrington 

To book on to the following upcoming Warrington LSCP Training opportunities book via Warrington LSCP Training System

  • Trauma Informed Practice
  • Positive Relationship and Domestic Abuse (P.R.A.D.A.)
    Responding to Domestic Abuse
  • An Introduction to Parental Conflict
  • Safeguarding Adults and Self-Harm
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • MARAM
  • How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles
  • Stronger Together
  • Understanding Self Neglect and Hoarding
  • Sexual Violence Workshop
  • WSAB Train the Trainer
  • MAPPA Awareness Training
  • LADO
  • County Lines, Cuckooing and Child Exploitation Lunch and Learn
  • Safeguarding Adults and Self Harm
  • The Relationship Toolkit Programme 2024
  • Trauma Informed Practice Lunch and Learn 

CPA Leaflet

Please see attached a digital copy of our Child to Parent Abuse (CPA) leaflet.

Child to parent abuse cover  /  Child to parent abuse - inside

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

image.png

If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

North West County Lines Coordination Team Newsletter March/April 2024 

LeDeR Self Neglect 7 Minute Briefing

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Think Family

7 Minute Briefing - Think Family

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

Final LeDeR Self Neglect 7 minute briefing - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12755/3394 

Invitation CSC and WT2023 Provider Summit - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12756/3394

Community Partnership Intelligence - MerPol SoH - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12760/3394 

Locality Safeguarding News 

image.png

Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

New Training Sessions

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 9.30am to 11.30am Friday 22nd March 2024

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 1pm to 3pm 21st May or 9.30am to 11.30am 2nd October 2024

DASH-RIC Training dates

Changes to Booking System

Spotlight on our community

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Raises Voices of Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner is delighted to launch VOICES today, her virtual platform for victims and survivors to influence change to improve the lives of others subjected to domestic abuse.

From today, victims and survivors, as well as friends and family bereaved by domestic abuse, can sign up to receive the VOICES email newsletter, which will include opportunities for victims and survivors to share their experiences, as well as providing relevant updates on the work of the domestic abuse sector, government and academics.

The Commissioner is also inviting victims and survivors to share their views in a survey on their experiences with the police.

Please share this announcement with your networks using this graphic.  If you work  directly with people subject to domestic abuse, there is an A4 flyer aimed at victims and survivors that you can print off and put up in your building, or share digitally with clients.

Treat As Urgent Requests (TAU) Merseyside Police

TAU Request Form

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn Webinar - Click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12758/3394

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day

Child Exploitation Event 2024

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Baby Shower - Meet the Team

Flyer 

Warrington 

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Think Family

7 Minute Briefing - Think Family

Criminal Exploitation

Please see the link below detailing guidance on criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults with regards to county lines.

Follow link

Free webinar on Homelessness and Safeguarding - 20 March 2024 at 2pm

Book Here

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

Final LeDeR Self Neglect 7 minute briefing - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12755/3394 

Invitation CSC and WT2023 Provider Summit - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12756/3394

Framework for Integrated Care (Community) newsletter - January 2024 - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12757/3394 

Community Partnership Intelligence - MerPol SoH - click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12760/3394 

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

New Training Sessions

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 9.30am to 11.30am Friday 22nd March 2024

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 1pm to 3pm 21st May or 9.30am to 11.30am 2nd October 2024

Harmful Practice Awareness Sessions 2pm to 4pm 18th April or 10am to 12pm 19th April 2024

STOPCE Awareness Day 18th March 2024

DASH-RIC Training dates

Changes to Booking System

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Raises Voices of Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The Domestic Abuse Commissioner is delighted to launch VOICES today, her virtual platform for victims and survivors to influence change to improve the lives of others subjected to domestic abuse.

From today, victims and survivors, as well as friends and family bereaved by domestic abuse, can sign up to receive the VOICES email newsletter, which will include opportunities for victims and survivors to share their experiences, as well as providing relevant updates on the work of the domestic abuse sector, government and academics.

The Commissioner is also inviting victims and survivors to share their views in a survey on their experiences with the police.

Please share this announcement with your networks using this graphic.  If you work  directly with people subject to domestic abuse, there is an A4 flyer aimed at victims and survivors that you can print off and put up in your building, or share digitally with clients.

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn Webinar - Click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12758/3394

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day

Child Exploitation Event 2024

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Baby Shower - Meet the Team

Flyer 

National Child Exploitation Day - Monday 18th March 2024 - Click link below

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12759/3394

Warrington 

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board

Please click on the links below for more training opportunities

Parental Conflict

An Introduction to Parental Conflict 2024

County Lines, Cuckooing and Criminal Exploitation

Lunch and Learn Sessions 1.00pm to 2.30pm

Child Protection Conference Workshop

3 Hour Face to Face Training Session

Early Help

An Introduction to Early Help 2024

Female Genital Mutilation 

Female Genital Mutilation - Face to Face Training

Graded Care Profile Training for Practitioners

Licensed GCP2 Face to Face Training

How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles

Online Awareness Session

LADO 2024

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Managing Allegations 

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)

2 hour Face to Face Awareness Session

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management 2024

MARAM Awareness Sessions

Responding to Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse Face to Face Training Sessions

Safeguarding Adults and Self-Harm

1 hour Online Awareness Sessions

Safeguarding Adults Level 2

Face to Face Training Sessions

Sexual Violence Workshop

Half Day Virtual Course

Stronger Together Programme

Face to Face Sessions at The Hub

The Relationship Toolkit Progrramme 2024

Face to Face Sessions 

Understanding Self-Neglect and Hoarding 2024

Online Training Sessions

Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board

Train the Trainer 2 Day Face to Face Course

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Hoarding the musical - Lowry theatre 8 and 9 March 2024

Booking link

Think Family

7 Minute Briefing - Think Family

Criminal Exploitation

Please see the link below detailing guidance on criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults with regards to county lines.

Follow link

Free webinar on Homelessness and Safeguarding - 20 March 2024 at 2pm

Book Here

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

National Vulnerability and Exploitation Conference

Free virtual places Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March 2024

Booking Link

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day

Child Exploitation Event 2024

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Baby Shower - Meet the Team

Flyer

Warrington

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board

WSAB Newsletter February 2024

Please click on the links below for more training opportunities

Parental Conflict

An Introduction to Parental Conflict 2024

County Lines, Cuckooing and Criminal Exploitation

Lunch and Learn Sessions 1.00pm to 2.30pm

Child Protection Conference Workshop

3 Hour Face to Face Training Session

Early Help

An Introduction to Early Help 2024

Female Genital Mutilation 

Female Genital Mutilation - Face to Face Training

Graded Care Profile Training for Practitioners

Licensed GCP2 Face to Face Training

How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles

Online Awareness Session

LADO 2024

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Managing Allegations 

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)

2 hour Face to Face Awareness Session

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management 2024

MARAM Awareness Sessions

Responding to Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse Face to Face Training Sessions

Safeguarding Adults and Self-Harm

1 hour Online Awareness Sessions

Safeguarding Adults Level 2

Face to Face Training Sessions

Sexual Violence Workshop

Half Day Virtual Course

Stronger Together Programme

Face to Face Sessions at The Hub

The Relationship Toolkit Progrramme 2024

Face to Face Sessions 

Understanding Self-Neglect and Hoarding 2024

Online Training Sessions

Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board

Train the Trainer 2 Day Face to Face Course

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

image.png

If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Hoarding the musical - Lowry theatre 8 and 9 March 2024

Booking link

Criminal Exploitation

Please see the link below detailing guidance on criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults with regards to county lines.

Follow link

Free webinar on Homelessness and Safeguarding - 20 March 2024 at 2pm

Book Here

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Cheshire & Merseyside Perinatal and Maternal Health Lunch & Learn

24 April 2024 from 12:00 to 13:00pm

cheshire.eastsafeguardingadmin@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk book by Friday 19 April 2024

Consultation Re Gender Incongruence Pathways 

Referral Pathway

Consultation Guide

Early Help Q3 Newsletter

EH Newsletter

National Vulnerability and Exploitation Conference

Free virtual places Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March 2024

Booking Link

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Sefton

Sefton SCP

Children’s Social Care colleagues have shared information leaflets regarding Children, YP and Family Assessments which are helpful to explain to families what is involved in the assessments.  Please share these within your agency/service, as professionals may find this information leaflet useful to give to families when referrals are being considered to explain what is involved.  The leaflet information is also available on the Sefton SCP website for ease of access follow the link: Integrated Front Door IFD Information

Sefton SCP has also provided Safe Sleep Advice and Guidance for practitioners including a flowchart on ‘what to do and what actions to take’ when viewing sleeping day and night sleeping arrangements. All professionals have a responsibility to provide safe sleep advice and guidance to families.  See attached guidance which is also available on Sefton SCP website:Safer Sleep for Baby

Sefton LSCP Training Opportunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Board Action - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Training Offer 

24 April 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

18 September 2024 9.30am to 11.00am

26 February 2025 9.30 to 11.00am

Booking Here

Important Briefing: Conversational  Referral Model

Booking Information

Lunch and Learn webinar - SAR - Learning Disabilities Week

26 June 2024 12.30pm to 13.30pm

Booking Information

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Enhancing Families Criteria and Referral Information

Enhancing Families Team

Caring Dads - Early Intervention Perpetrator Programme

Caring Dads Information

Baby Shower - Meet the Team

Flyer

Warrington

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Please click on the following titles for more informtion on the training opportunities available

Circle of Change - Our Model of Planning for Children and Families in Warrington

Booking Link

An Introdution to Parental Conflict 2024

Booking Link

CP Conference Workshop 2024

Booking Link

Female Genital Mutilation 

Booking Link

GCP2

Booking Link

MARAM

Booking Link

Responding to Domestic Abuse

Booking Link

Safeguarding Adults and Self Harm

Booking Link

Safeguarding Adults Level 2

Booking Link

The Relationship Toolkit Programme

Booking Link

Trauma Informed Practice - Lunch and Learn

Booking Link

Stronger Together Programme

Booking Link

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

image.png

If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Hoarding the musical - Lowry theatre 8 and 9 March 2024

Booking link

Criminal Exploitation

Please see the link below detailing guidance on criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults with regards to county lines.

Follow link

Free webinar on Homelessness and Safeguarding - 20 March 2024 at 2pm

Book Here

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children Briefing - Please see the attached briefing from the NSPCC which summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces

See Here warm spaces update and a free course for those who are eligible

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act.

All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Domestic Abuse Poster

Please find attached a poster to highlight Domestic Abuse awareness  

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Learning Review Event - Young Person Oliver 26 February 2024 9.30am to 11.30am

This event will be hosted by the LSCP and delivered by the Independent Reviewer Isobel Colquhoun and will take place 9.30am to 11.30am at Salvation Army, Cavendish Drive, Walton, L9 1NB

Please confirm by booking your place via the LSCP Training system: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events

The venue provides free parking spaces and also plenty of off road street parking. Refreshments will also be provided upon arrival.

Sefton

Sefton SCP

Children’s Social Care colleagues have shared information leaflets regarding Children, YP and Family Assessments which are helpful to explain to families what is involved in the assessments.  Please share these within your agency/service, as professionals may find this information leaflet useful to give to families when referrals are being considered to explain what is involved.  The leaflet information is also available on the Sefton SCP website for ease of access follow the link: Integrated Front Door IFD Information

Sefton SCP has also provided Safe Sleep Advice and Guidance for practitioners including a flowchart on ‘what to do and what actions to take’ when viewing sleeping day and night sleeping arrangements. All professionals have a responsibility to provide safe sleep advice and guidance to families.  See attached guidance which is also available on Sefton SCP website:Safer Sleep for Baby

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women Thursday 29 February 2024,10am to 11am Book here  

XL Bully/Dangerous Dog Briefing

Following the UK Government ban on the XL Bully dog breed (Oct 2023) and in response to a number of serious and, in some cases, fatal attacks, Sefton SCP has produced a briefing on Dangerous and Banned Dogs including XL Bully’ as guidance for professionals.  Please find a copy of the briefing attached which is also available on our website using the following link: Sefton Safeguarding Children Partnership - Sefton SCP 7 - Minute Briefings

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

Learning Briefing

Attached briefing need to be circulated and practitioners are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2.

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Please see attached briefing that relates to changes in the multi-agency resolution policy.

Attached briefing need to be circulated and practitioners are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12309/3394 

Stoned Again Cannabis Training

YPDAAT have commissioned Professor Liam Watson to deliver his popular  "Stoned Again "cannabis training on Thursday 22 March 2024 9am to 1:15pm via Zoom.

The course content will:

· Explore the recent history, production and popularity of cannabis.

· Examine the mechanisms of action of THC/CBD on the brain.

· Clarify the links between the use of cannabis and the development of mental health problems for some users.

· Explore the most important harm reduction advice relating to various forms of cannabis use.

· Help delegates develop a clear understanding of how to most effectively assist those clients who wish to stop using cannabis.

Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis (there may be restrictions for block booking from organisations)

Please fill in the attached booking form to request a place a confirmation email will then be sent over with joining instructions: https://forms.office.com/e/XtrQK0sNYY 

Intra - Familial CSA for Multi-Agency Staff Training

Overview: The Cheshire and Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership has worked with the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse to offer this training programme to our partnership. This 1-day training provides an overview of the key issues for professionals who work in collaboration with other agencies, to help them identify and respond to cases of intra-familial child sexual abuse. What you can expect to learn:

A better understanding of:

  1. the scale and nature of child sexual abuse
  2. how the impact of child sexual abuse presents in children and young people.
  3. how children communicate their experiences of sexual abuse and the professional role in helping them do this
  4. how and why sexual abuse happens in families.
  5. greater confidence in identifying and responding to concerns of intra-familial child sexual abuse.
  6. improved ability to identify the potential signs and indicators of sexual abuse and sexually abusive behaviour. 

To book a place: CMSWTP | Intra-Familial CSA for Multi-Agency | Registration

Warrington

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

‘Honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session

Training will take place on Microsoft Teams 

Thursday 18 April 2024, 1pm to 4pm

Friday 19 April 2024,10am to 12pm

To book on this session click here

Genogram Tranining

Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board have a new training opportunity on Genogram

For more information https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12307/3394 

Understanding Self-Neglect and Hoarding Training 

Training will take place from April to July via Microsoft Teams.  For dates and how to book on click here.

New Training Opportunities - Stronger Together Programme

Warrington Safeguarding Partnership and Safeguarding Adults Board have a new training opportunity on Stronger Together Programme.  For more information click here

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Hoarding the musical - Lowry theatre 8 and 9 March 2024

Booking link

Criminal Exploitation

Please see the link below detailing guidance on criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults with regards to county lines.

Follow link

Free webinar on Homelessness and Safeguarding - 20/03/2024 at 2pm

Booking link

NSPCC - WTSC 23 Summary

Safeguard Children document - The attached briefing is from the NSPCC and summarises the recent changes to the Working Together to Safeguard children document. Essential reading for everyone who works with children.

YPDAAT/TAZ Information Morning - 21 February 2024  -10am

Please see below link to attend an information session.  There will be 2 sessions - 1 from the Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team and one from TAZ Outreach Team.   The session will start at 10am until 11am.  These are brief introductory sessions to each service where we will cover who we are and what we do, referral processes etc.

This is an ideal opportunity for new members of staff, students and those wanting a refresher on the services. 

You do not need to do anything other than put this in your diary for Wednesday 21 February at 10am and click the link below and join us

Click link

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Warm Spaces - update on warm spaces and a free course for those who are eligible

Warm Space update

Poster

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Knowsley

Tell Us Leaflet

Tell Us Leaflet - Merseyside Police for the attention of all practitioners

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Learning Review Event - Young Person Oliver 26 February 2024 9.30am to 11.30am

This event will be hosted by the LSCP and delivered by the Independent Reviewer Isobel Colquhoun and will take place 9.30am to 11.30am at Salvation Army, Cavendish Drive, Walton, L9 1NB

Please confirm by booking your place via the LSCP Training system: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events

The venue provides free parking spaces and also plenty of off road street parking. Refreshments will also be provided upon arrival.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Sefton

Sefton SCP

Children’s Social Care colleagues have shared information leaflets regarding Children, YP and Family Assessments which are helpful to explain to families what is involved in the assessments.  Please share these within your agency/service, as professionals may find this information leaflet useful to give to families when referrals are being considered to explain what is involved.  The leaflet information is also available on the Sefton SCP website for ease of access follow the link: 

Follow link

Sefton SCP has also provided Safe Sleep Advice and Guidance for practitioners including a flowchart on ‘what to do and what actions to take’ when viewing sleeping day and night sleeping arrangements. All professionals have a responsibility to provide safe sleep advice and guidance to families.  See attached guidance which is also available on Sefton SCP website:

Follow link

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024,10am to 11am Book here      

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

St Helens

Changes in the multi-agency resolution policy for practitioners to be are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2

Learning Briefing

Please can I request that the attached briefing is circulated and practitioners are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2.

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Please see attached briefing that relates to changes in the multi-agency resolution policy.

The attached briefing is circulated and practitioners are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2.https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12309/3394

Warrington

WSP/ WSAB- Training opportunity - Trauma Informed Practice - Lunch and Learn

Wednesday 14 February 2024 at 12.30pm to 13.30pm - 1hr taster session which is suitable for Practitioners and Volunteers working in children and adult services

The session will cover:

What is Trauma?

What is Trauma Informed Practice?

Why is Trauma Informed Practice important?

How can we support people?

Access to further training and resources

Follow link

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

‘Honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session

Training will take place on Microsoft Teams

Thursday 18 April 2024, 1pm to 4pm

Friday 19 April 2024,10am to 12pm

Outline:

Savera UK is hosting an online ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session.

Savera UK is a leading charity working to end ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and other harmful practices, including forced marriage, female genital mutilation, hymenoplasty, virginity testing and conversion therapy.

‘Savera’ means ‘new beginning’ in Hindi, which is symbolic of what we provide for survivors and those at risk of HBA and harmful practices, regardless of age, culture, sexuality, gender, or ethnicity.

The session aims to improve understanding of HBA and different harmful practices and how to provide the best support to those at risk of or experiencing HBA and harmful practices.

Description:

The session will include:

• Introduction to HBA and different harmful practices (including FGM, forced marriage, virginity testing and more)

• Risk factors/Warning Signs of HBA and other harmful practices

• Impacts on victims and survivors of HBA and harmful practices

• Legislation and the ‘one chance rule’

• How to support individuals who may be at risk of or experiencing HBA and harmful practices

Who is the training suitable for?

All staff and volunteers working with children and adults.

How do I book onto these sessions?

Follow the link to our training system https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12308/3394

Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board have a new training opportunity on Genogram 

For more information: https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12307/3394

Training will take place face to face, 1 Time Square, Warrington

Friday 5 April 2024  9:30am to12:30pm, Room 15 and16 

Friday 24 May 2024  9:30am to 12:30pm, Room 16 and17

Thursday 18 July 2024  1pm to 4pm, Room 15 and16

Thursday 22 August 2024  1pm to 4pm, Room 15 and 16

Friday 4 October 2024  9:30am to 12:30pm, Room 15 and 16

Thursday 28 November 2024 1pm to 4pm, Room 15 and 16

Outline:

Genograms are a useful tool to map intergenerational patterns to help us understand how these might be influencing the current context for families. 

This training will give you an introductory overview of how to use genograms in practice.

Description:

What is a Genogram & how are they helpful in working with children and families?

Key things to consider when completing a Genogram using genograms in your work, e.g. supervision, referrals, assessments.

Genograms as a direct work tool to map family scripts/patterns etc versus Genogram’s to show who is in a family (eg for the purpose of court assessments)

The training will include a demonstration of completing a live Genogram, and questioning styles that can support this

Who is the training suitable for?

Staff and volunteers working in children’s or adult`s services.

How do I book onto these sessions?

Follow the link to our training system

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

image.png

If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Hoarding the musical - Lowry theatre 8 and 9 March 2024

Booking link

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Learning Review Event - Young Person Oliver 26 February 2024 9.30am to 11.30am

This event will be hosted by the LSCP and delivered by the Independent Reviewer Isobel Colquhoun and will take place 9.30am to 11.30am at Salvation Army, Cavendish Drive, Walton, L9 1NB

Please confirm by booking your place via the LSCP Training system: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events

The venue provides free parking spaces and also plenty of off road street parking. Refreshments will also be provided upon arrival.

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024,10am to 11am Book here      

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

St Helens

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Tell Us - Poster from Merseyside Police with a reminder of the importance of reporting any information or intelligence to the police as this will help In building up the bigger picture, no matter how small or irrelevant the information may appear it could be the small piece of intel needed. https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12306/3394

Please see attached briefing that relates to changes in the multi-agency resolution policy.

The attached briefing is circulated and practitioners are aware of the changes in relation to Stage 1 & Stage 2.https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12309/3394

Warrington

 

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

‘Honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session

Training will take place on Microsoft Teams

Thursday 18 April 2024, 1pm to 4pm

Friday 19 April 2024,10am to 12pm

Outline:

Savera UK is hosting an online ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and Harmful Practice Awareness Session.

Savera UK is a leading charity working to end ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and other harmful practices, including forced marriage, female genital mutilation, hymenoplasty, virginity testing and conversion therapy.

‘Savera’ means ‘new beginning’ in Hindi, which is symbolic of what we provide for survivors and those at risk of HBA and harmful practices, regardless of age, culture, sexuality, gender, or ethnicity.

The session aims to improve understanding of HBA and different harmful practices and how to provide the best support to those at risk of or experiencing HBA and harmful practices.

Description:

The session will include:

• Introduction to HBA and different harmful practices (including FGM, forced marriage, virginity testing and more)

• Risk factors/Warning Signs of HBA and other harmful practices

• Impacts on victims and survivors of HBA and harmful practices

• Legislation and the ‘one chance rule’

• How to support individuals who may be at risk of or experiencing HBA and harmful practices

Who is the training suitable for?

All staff and volunteers working with children and adults.

How do I book onto these sessions?

Follow the link to our training system https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12308/3394

Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board have a new training opportunity on Genogram 

For more information: https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12307/3394

Training will take place face to face, 1 Time Square, Warrington

Friday 5 April 2024  9:30am to12:30pm, Room 15 and16 

Friday 24 May 2024  9:30am to 12:30pm, Room 16 and17

Thursday 18 July 2024  1pm to 4pm, Room 15 and16

Thursday 22 August 2024  1pm to 4pm, Room 15 and 16

Friday 4 October 2024  9:30am to 12:30pm, Room 15 and 16

Thursday 28 November 2024 1pm to 4pm, Room 15 and 16

Outline:

Genograms are a useful tool to map intergenerational patterns to help us understand how these might be influencing the current context for families. 

This training will give you an introductory overview of how to use genograms in practice.

Description:

What is a Genogram & how are they helpful in working with children and families?

Key things to consider when completing a Genogram using genograms in your work, e.g. supervision, referrals, assessments.

Genograms as a direct work tool to map family scripts/patterns etc versus Genogram’s to show who is in a family (eg for the purpose of court assessments)

The training will include a demonstration of completing a live Genogram, and questioning styles that can support this

Who is the training suitable for?

Staff and volunteers working in children’s or adult`s services.

How do I book onto these sessions?

Follow the link to our training system

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Consultation on the definition of child to parent abuse

The Home Office lunched consultation in regard of the definition of child to parent abuse. The link can be found here.

The Home Office particularly interested in hearing from those with lived experience of child to parent abuse or working in frontline services. The findings from this consultation will be used to develop the definition of child to parent abuse directly, and also to inform the next phase of work around updating the guidance for frontline professionals

The consultation will run for ten weeks, closing on 7 February 2024. If you have any questions in regard to the consultation, you can contact the team at: CPAConsultation@homeoffice.gov.uk

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn - Children and Young People’s Mental Health Escalation and Support Framework Explained - The Gateway Process

Please join guest speaker Elizabeth Collins who will be explaining the Gateway process from a safeguarding perspective for CYPMHS

11.30am to 12.30pm on Tuesday 5 March 2024Microsoft Teams meeting

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 372 158 012 447
Passcode: e8gtXe

#LookCloser Programme of Learning: February and March 2024

For more information about these events pleae click here

Catch22 Research & Development round-up January 2024 

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12115/3394

Lived Experience of Adverse Childhood Experiences CPD Accredited

Discover the impact of ACEs on children & young people's development, trauma's effect on behaviour, and the link between parenting styles & attachment patterns.

Uncover insights into domestic violence as a significant ACE, its stages, and its profound impact on youth. Gain a deeper understanding of survival responses in challenging family environments.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Recognise ACEs' impact on emotional, cognitive & behavioural development.
  • Understand trauma's effects on individuals who've experienced ACEs.
  • Explore parenting styles' influence on attachment & behaviour.
  • Identify the effects & stages of domestic violence.
  • Delve into young people's perceptions of parental roles in abusive homes.

To Book - https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UACgvaqhS3Cz7I94EGaBLQ

FREE event on FGM Zero tolerance day 6 February 2024

A free online event on International day of Zero Tolerance for FGM on Tuesday 6 February 2024, 12.30-2pm Booking link

Hoarding the musical - Lowry theatre 8 and 9 March 2024

Booking link

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Partnership Briefing - Community Events

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12112/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Learning Review Event - Young Person Oliver 26 February 2024 9.30am to 11.30am

This event will be hosted by the LSCP and delivered by the Independent Reviewer Isobel Colquhoun and will take place 9.30am to 11.30am at Salvation Army, Cavendish Drive, Walton, L9 1NB

Please confirm by booking your place via the LSCP Training system: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events

The venue provides free parking spaces and also plenty of off road street parking. Refreshments will also be provided upon arrival.

RPC Practitioner and skilled Training dates for Jan and Feb

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12114/3394

Sexual Violence Awareness week 5th - 11th Feb#itsnotokay

Drop-in session for professionals via zoom faciliated by Lorraine Wood

5 February 2024, 1pm - 2pm

Zoom link -

Meeting ID: 856 2748 1800
Passcode: 049997

6 February 2024, 11am - 12 pm

Zoom link - 

Meeting ID: 861 9304 8015
Passcode: 718070

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Hate Crime Awareness session

This session is free to anyone working or volunteering within Sefton.

These sessions will cover:

  • Increase awareness of Hate Crime and Hate Incidents
  • Encourage increased reporting of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents
  • Increased awareness of the role of Merseyside Police, Crown Prosecution Service, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sefton Hate Crime JAG and other agencies
  • Awareness of what action we can all take to report and prevent Hate Crime

 Session date and time:

  • 12 March 2024 from 9.30am to 1pm at Ainsdale Learning Centre

Please share across your networks.To book please email: SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024, 10am to 11am Book here 

Merseyside Police Cuckooing and County Lines Training 

Merseyside Police are offering FREE Cuckooing and County Lines training delivered by the Prevention Team as part of Operation ADDA.

Date: Tuesday 8 February 9.30am to 11.30am

Venue: Rose Hill HQ, Cazneau Street, Liverpool L3 3AN or virtually via MS Teams 

To book: please email SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk.

St Helens

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Warrington

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Trauma Informed Practice - face to face training 2024

For booking information please click here

An introduction to Parental conflict - 1 hr online awareness session - For More Information Click Here 

A Survivors Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse - Lunch & Learn

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12113/3394

Upcoming Training Sessions with Warrington Public Health

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12119/3394

Radical Safeguarding Toolkit for Homelessness Online Workshop - RiPfA

Please find attached a link to a workshop on radical safeguarding toolkit for homelessness provided by Research in Practice.

https://www.researchinpractice.org.uk/adults/events-learning/2024/february/radical-safeguarding-toolkit-for-homelessness-online-workshop/ 

WSP/ WSAB- Training opportunity - CP Conference Workshop

Tuesday 19 March 2024

Mon 10 June 2024 

Tuesday 8 October 2024

Wednesday 4 December 2024

Booking link

WSP/ WSAB- Training opportunity - Sexual Violence Workshop

Wednesday 10 April 2024 

Thursday 4 July 2024 

Thursday 3 October 2024 

Thursday 9 January 2024

Booking link

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Important Rio Information

As part of this years Quality of Referrals to Children’s Social Care / MASH / ICart Audit, please ensure a copy of the referral is uploaded to Rio and also send a copy to Karen.Dobson@merseycare.nhs.uk please. These will form part of this years annual audit.   Also, as part of our monthly rolling Rio audit, it has been identified that some practitioners and managers would benefit from some training in relation to the safeguarding children recording process on Rio. This will include completion of the Safeguarding Initial Record, ongoing Activity Update forms and Managerial Oversight responsibilities. Staff can access the 30 minute sessions by emailing Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk It is strongly recommended that anyone who has not previously attended a session, or would like a refresher, book on the training. 

All sessions are 9.15am to 9.45am

24 January 2024

26 January 2024

31 January 2024

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg                                                                              

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Financial Abuse of Adults

Wednesday 31 January 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

Consultation on the definition of child to parent abuse

The Home Office lunched consultation in regard of the definition of child to parent abuse. The link can be found here.

The Home Office particularly interested in hearing from those with lived experience of child to parent abuse or working in frontline services. The findings from this consultation will be used to develop the definition of child to parent abuse directly, and also to inform the next phase of work around updating the guidance for frontline professionals

The consultation will run for ten weeks, closing on 7 February 2024. If you have any questions in regard to the consultation, you can contact the team at: CPAConsultation@homeoffice.gov.uk

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn - Children and Young People’s Mental Health Escalation and Support Framework Explained - The Gateway Process

Please join guest speaker Elizabeth Collins who will be explaining the Gateway process from a safeguarding perspective for CYPMHS

11.30am to 12.30pm on Tuesday 5 March 2024Microsoft Teams meeting

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 372 158 012 447
Passcode: e8gtXe

#LookCloser Programme of Learning: February and March 2024

For more information about these events pleae click here

Catch22 Research & Development round-up January 2024 

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12115/3394

Lived Experience of Adverse Childhood Experiences CPD Accredited

Discover the impact of ACEs on children & young people's development, trauma's effect on behaviour, and the link between parenting styles & attachment patterns.

Uncover insights into domestic violence as a significant ACE, its stages, and its profound impact on youth. Gain a deeper understanding of survival responses in challenging family environments.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Recognise ACEs' impact on emotional, cognitive & behavioural development.
  • Understand trauma's effects on individuals who've experienced ACEs.
  • Explore parenting styles' influence on attachment & behaviour.
  • Identify the effects & stages of domestic violence.
  • Delve into young people's perceptions of parental roles in abusive homes.

To Book - https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UACgvaqhS3Cz7I94EGaBLQ

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Warm Spaces in Halton

Please click here for more information on warm spaces in Halton

Partnership Briefing - Community Events

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12112/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Learning Review Event - Young Person Oliver 26 February 2024 9.30am to 11.30am

This event will be hosted by the LSCP and delivered by the Independent Reviewer Isobel Colquhoun and will take place 9.30am to 11.30am at Salvation Army, Cavendish Drive, Walton, L9 1NB

Please confirm by booking your place via the LSCP Training system: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events

The venue provides free parking spaces and also plenty of off road street parking. Refreshments will also be provided upon arrival.

RPC Practitioner and skilled Training dates for Jan and Feb

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12114/3394

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Hate Crime Awareness session

This session is free to anyone working or volunteering within Sefton.

These sessions will cover:

  • Increase awareness of Hate Crime and Hate Incidents
  • Encourage increased reporting of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents
  • Increased awareness of the role of Merseyside Police, Crown Prosecution Service, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sefton Hate Crime JAG and other agencies
  • Awareness of what action we can all take to report and prevent Hate Crime

 Session date and time:

  • 12 March 2024 from 9.30am to 1pm at Ainsdale Learning Centre

Please share across your networks.To book please email: SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024, 10am to 11am Book here 

Merseyside Police Cuckooing and County Lines Training 

Merseyside Police are offering FREE Cuckooing and County Lines training delivered by the Prevention Team as part of Operation ADDA.

Date: Tuesday 8 February 9.30am to 11.30am

Venue: Rose Hill HQ, Cazneau Street, Liverpool L3 3AN or virtually via MS Teams 

To book: please email SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk.

St Helens

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

Warrington

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Trauma Informed Practice - face to face training 2024

For booking information please click here

Safe and Together Lunch and Learn Training Wednesday 24 January 2024 12pm to 1.15pm

This is suitable for those new to the model’s principles, or those who have taken the full training in the past and would like a refresher. Please book on using MySchoolServices: SLA Online (sla-online.co.uk).

An introduction to Parental conflict - 1 hr online awareness session - For More Information Click Here 

Warrington Safeguarding Partnership Development Day 25 January 2024

A Spotlight on Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships - Key Initiatives and Celebration of Good Practice

Key Provisions introduced in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023 

Please see attached useful guidance document produced by the NSPCC on key provisions introduced in the new Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023

A Survivors Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse - Lunch & Learn

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12113/3394

Pressure Ulcers: How to Safeguard Adults Guidance

Please find attached a link to updated guidance on Pressure ulcers: how to safeguard adults which went live on Gov.UK on 17 January 2024 and which you may wish to share with colleagues. 

This offers guidance on how to respond to individuals at risk of developing pressure ulcers, prevent harm where they occur and raise a safeguarding concern.

There is also the addition of a short paragraph at the start entitled “Consideration of Safeguarding” which has been informed by the feedback received from the SAB Network Group.

Upcoming Training Sessions with Warrington Public Health

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/12119/3394

Radical Safeguarding Toolkit for Homelessness Online Workshop - RiPfA

Please find attached a link to a workshop on radical safeguarding toolkit for homelessness provided by Research in Practice.

https://www.researchinpractice.org.uk/adults/events-learning/2024/february/radical-safeguarding-toolkit-for-homelessness-online-workshop/ 

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

image.png

If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Important Rio Information

As part of this years Quality of Referrals to Children’s Social Care / MASH / ICart Audit, please ensure a copy of the referral is uploaded to Rio and also send a copy to Karen.Dobson@merseycare.nhs.uk please. These will form part of this years annual audit.   Also, as part of our monthly rolling Rio audit, it has been identified that some practitioners and managers would benefit from some training in relation to the safeguarding children recording process on Rio. This will include completion of the Safeguarding Initial Record, ongoing Activity Update forms and Managerial Oversight responsibilities. Staff can access the 30 minute sessions by emailing Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk It is strongly recommended that anyone who has not previously attended a session, or would like a refresher, book on the training. 

All sessions are 9.15am to 9.45am

24 January 2024

26 January 2024

31 January 2024

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Financial Abuse of Adults

Wednesday 31 January 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

Consultation on the definition of child to parent abuse

The Home Office lunched consultation in regard of the definition of child to parent abuse. The link can be found here.

The Home Office particularly interested in hearing from those with lived experience of child to parent abuse or working in frontline services. The findings from this consultation will be used to develop the definition of child to parent abuse directly, and also to inform the next phase of work around updating the guidance for frontline professionals

The consultation will run for ten weeks, closing on 7 February 2024. If you have any questions in regard to the consultation, you can contact the team at: CPAConsultation@homeoffice.gov.uk

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn - Children and Young People’s Mental Health Escalation and Support Framework Explained - The Gateway Process

Please join guest speaker Elizabeth Collins who will be explaining the Gateway process from a safeguarding perspective for CYPMHS

11.30am to 12.30pm on Tuesday 5 March 2024Microsoft Teams meeting

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 372 158 012 447
Passcode: e8gtXe

#LookCloser Programme of Learning: February and March 2024

For more information about these events pleae click here

Locality Safeguarding News 

image.png

Halton 

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Warm Spaces in Halton

Please click here for more information on warm spaces in Halton

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Raising Awareness of Neuro-diversity

Neurodiversity Training Webinars

Please see information below with links to register for the free Raising Awareness of Neurodiversity webinar. 

Free one hour webinar for Liverpool City Region employers and organisations delivered by Knowsley Council and Liverpool Council to raise awareness of Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)

There places will be allocated on a first come / first served basis to those who register in advance. 

Raising Awareness of Neurodiversity Tuesday 23 January 2024 start time 11am to 12pm

On the day of the webinar, please join 5 minutes early to allow for a prompt start.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please see Privacy Policy for this event: Knowsley Council Privacy Statement  

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Learning Review Event - Young Person Oliver 26 February 2024 9.30am to 11.30am

This event will be hosted by the LSCP and delivered by the Independent Reviewer Isobel Colquhoun and will take place 9.30am to 11.30am at Salvation Army, Cavendish Drive, Walton, L9 1NB

Please confirm by booking your place via the LSCP Training system: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events

The venue provides free parking spaces and also plenty of off road street parking. Refreshments will also be provided upon arrival.

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Hate Crime Awareness session

This session is free to anyone working or volunteering within Sefton.

These sessions will cover:

  • Increase awareness of Hate Crime and Hate Incidents
  • Encourage increased reporting of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents
  • Increased awareness of the role of Merseyside Police, Crown Prosecution Service, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sefton Hate Crime JAG and other agencies
  • Awareness of what action we can all take to report and prevent Hate Crime

 Session date and time:

  • 12 March 2024 from 9.30am to 1pm at Ainsdale Learning Centre

Please share across your networks.To book please email: SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness Radical Safeguarding Toolkit: shaping homelessness social care

Thursday 18 January 2024, 10am to 11.30am Book here

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024, 10am to 11am Book here 

Merseyside Police Cuckooing and County Lines Training 

Merseyside Police are offering FREE Cuckooing and County Lines training delivered by the Prevention Team as part of Operation ADDA.

Date: Tuesday 8 February 9.30am to 11.30am

Venue: Rose Hill HQ, Cazneau Street, Liverpool L3 3AN or virtually via MS Teams 

To book: please email SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk.

St Helens

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

New Training Programme - Triple P Fear - Less

FREE new programme for parents.

‘Fear- Less is a programme for parents with children aged 6 - 14 years who are struggling with anxiety which may be causing them to miss school or social events. The programme helps parents to understand their child's anxiety, recognise when their child is anxious, and develop skills and techniques to help them cope with their anxiety.  The programme is a 7 week programme, being delivered from Newton Children Centre, Wednesday mornings 9.30am to 11.30am.
Overview of programme sessions

Session 1: Welcome and introductory session

Session 2: Anxiety - what is it and how does it develop?

Session 3: Promoting emotional resilience in children

Session 4: Modelling and the way children think

Session 5: The way you behave - avoidance and exposure

Session 6: Parental strategies for responding to children's anxiety

Session 7: Constructive problem solving - how to promote it and maintain gains

Limited places are available!

To book please use the attached referral and return to the parentingteam@sthelens.gov.uk.

For further information please contact the Programmes Team - phone: 01744 673420/673445 

email: parentingteam@sthelens.gov.uk 

Warrington

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training opportunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Trauma Informed Practice - face to face training 2024

For booking information please click here

Safe and Together Lunch and Learn Training Wednesday 24 January 2024 12pm to 1.15pm

This is suitable for those new to the model’s principles, or those who have taken the full training in the past and would like a refresher. Please book on using MySchoolServices: SLA Online (sla-online.co.uk).

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11291/3394

An introduction to Parental conflict - 1 hr online awareness session - For More Information Click Here 

CIN Structure Chart 

Updated CIN Structure Chart - January 2024 

Warrington Safeguarding Partnership Development Day 25 January 2024

A Spotlight on Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships - Key Initiatives and Celebration of Good Practice

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and Managing Allegations

9.30am to 12.30pm Friday 19 January 2024, Room 15 and 16, Time Square Warrington

For more information and to book on the session click here

Key Provisions introduced in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023 

Please see attached useful guidance document produced by the NSPCC on key provisions introduced in the new Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Important Rio Information

As part of this years Quality of Referrals to Children’s Social Care / MASH / ICart Audit, please ensure a copy of the referral is uploaded to Rio and also send a copy to Karen.Dobson@merseycare.nhs.uk please. These will form part of this years annual audit.   Also, as part of our monthly rolling Rio audit, it has been identified that some practitioners and managers would benefit from some training in relation to the safeguarding children recording process on Rio. This will include completion of the Safeguarding Initial Record, ongoing Activity Update forms and Managerial Oversight responsibilities. Staff can access the 30 minute sessions by emailing Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk It is strongly recommended that anyone who has not previously attended a session, or would like a refresher, book on the training. 

All sessions are 9.15am-9.45am

January Dates

11 Janaury 2024, 15 January 2024,

17 January 2024, 18 Janaury 2024, 22 Janaury 2024,

24 January 2024, 26 January 2024 and 31 January 2024

What to do flow charts

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Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Financial Abuse of Adults

Wednesday 31 January 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

Information Sharing and Multi-agency working- adults

Wednesday 27 March 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

Working Together to Safeguarding Children (WTSC) - Responsibilities when attending Child Protection Conferences training is now available.  

To book please ensure you have a registered LSCP training account: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events/register

If you already have an account please login and book your place:

https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events/login

If you want to know more about this course click below:

https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events/event/wtsc-responsibilities-when-attending-child-protection-conferences 

TELL US - Merseyside Police Website 

Merseyside Police website is the quickest, easiest and most reliable way of sharing information with them. See attached flyer for more information. 

Consultation on the definition of child to parent abuse

The Home Office lunched consultation in regard of the definition of child to parent abuse. The link can be found here.

The Home Office particularly interested in hearing from those with lived experience of child to parent abuse or working in frontline services. The findings from this consultation will be used to develop the definition of child to parent abuse directly, and also to inform the next phase of work around updating the guidance for frontline professionals

The consultation will run for ten weeks, closing on 7 February 2024. If you have any questions in regard to the consultation, you can contact the team at: CPAConsultation@homeoffice.gov.uk

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Raising Awareness of Neuro-diversity

Neurodiversity Training Webinars

Please see information below with links to register for the free Raising Awareness of Neurodiversity webinar. 

Free one hour webinar for Liverpool City Region employers and organisations delivered by Knowsley Council and Liverpool Council to raise awareness of Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)

There places will be allocated on a first come / first served basis to those who register in advance. 

Raising Awareness of Neurodiversity Tuesday 23 January 2024 start time 11am to 12pm

On the day of the webinar, please join 5 minutes early to allow for a prompt start.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please see Privacy Policy for this event: Knowsley Council Privacy Statement  

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394 

New MARAC Referral Form 

Please find attached the new merged referral from for non-police referrals. Previously 3 documents were used (Referral form, Merit and Professional Judgement form) and this has sometimes caused confusion when submitting a referral. These 3 documents have now been marged and added instructions prior to each section which hopefully make the process easier to follow. 

Please delete any old copies of the referral forms and going forward please use this new merged form.

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Hate Crime Awareness sessions

The sessions are free to anyone working or volunteering within Sefton.

These sessions will cover:

  • Increase awareness of Hate Crime and Hate Incidents
  • Encourage increased reporting of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents
  • Increased awareness of the role of Merseyside Police, Crown Prosecution Service, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sefton Hate Crime JAG and other agencies
  • Awareness of what action we can all take to report and prevent Hate Crime

 Session date/times:

  • 16 January 2024 from 1pm to 3pm via Teams
  • 12 March 2024 from 9.30am to 1pm at Ainsdale Learning Centre

Please share across your networks.To book please email: SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness Radical Safeguarding Toolkit: shaping homelessness social care

Thursday 18 January 2024, 10am to 11.30am Book here

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024, 10am to 11am Book here 

Merseyside Police Cuckooing and County Lines Training 

Merseyside Police are offering FREE Cuckooing and County Lines training delivered by the Prevention Team as part of Operation ADDA.

Date: Tuesday 8 February 9.30am to 11.30am

Venue: Rose Hill HQ, Cazneau Street, Liverpool L3 3AN or virtually via MS Teams 

To book: please email SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk.

St Helens

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/ 

New Training Programme - Triple P Fear - Less

January 2024 we are delivering a FREE new programme for parents.

‘Fear- Less is a programme for parents with children aged 6 - 14 years who are struggling with anxiety which may be causing them to miss school or social events. The programme helps parents to understand their child's anxiety, recognise when their child is anxious, and develop skills and techniques to help them cope with their anxiety.  The programme is a 7 week programme, being delivered from Newton Children Centre, Wednesday mornings 9.30am to 11.30am.
Overview of programme sessions

Session 1: Welcome and introductory session

Session 2: Anxiety - what is it and how does it develop?

Session 3: Promoting emotional resilience in children

Session 4: Modelling and the way children think

Session 5: The way you behave - avoidance and exposure

Session 6: Parental strategies for responding to children's anxiety

Session 7: Constructive problem solving - how to promote it and maintain gains

Limited places are available!

To book please use the attached referral and return to the parentingteam@sthelens.gov.uk.

For further information please contact the Programmes Team - phone: 01744 673420/673445 

email: parentingteam@sthelens.gov.uk 

Warrington

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Trauma Informed Practice - face to face training 2024

For booking information please click here

The Voice of the Child

Click here for more information on how to book on to the face to face training sessions in 2024

Warrington Safeguarding Partnership Development Day 12 January 2024 and 25 January 2024

A Spotlight on Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships - Key Initiatives and Celebration of Good Practice

Safe and Together Lunch and Learn Training Wednesday 24 January 2024 12pm to 1.15pm

This is suitable for those new to the model’s principles, or those who have taken the full training in the past and would like a refresher. Please book on using MySchoolServices: SLA Online (sla-online.co.uk).

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11291/3394

New Training Opportunities - How Parental Conflict and Domestic Abuse Affects Children and Parenting Styles For More Information Click Here 

An introduction to Parental conflict - 1 hr online awareness session - For More Information Click Here 

Child/Adult Child to Parent Domestic Abuse Service 

The service will provide 1-2-1 support to children and young people between the ages of 6-17 if deemed safe and appropriate as well as working closely with parents to provide a holistic approach. The service will also provide a group Programme in the coming months for parents and young people. The service also supports parents of Adult Children who are aged 18 years and over who are abusive. The service will provide direct support to parents who are facing abuse, the referral form attached should also be used for Adult Child to Parent Abuse.

The service goes live from the 8 January 2024 with referrals being accepted from this date. Once the referral has been completed, please send it to cpa@warrington.gov.uk

CIN Structure Chart 

Updated CIN Structure Chart - January 2024 

The Relationship toolkit programme 

For More Informtion Click Here 

Practitioners Forum annual conversation - Have your Say

The WSP are asking for Practitioner Forum members to think about questions that they would like to ask Strategic leads.  The WSP would like to know what is working well and what you are worried about with regards to safeguarding children and young people in Warrington. The link to the survey and QR code are below. We have also attached a link to our current workplan, so you can see what the current WSP priorities are and what we are hoping to achieve.

Scan the QR or use link to access the survey

QRCode for Warrington Safeguarding Partnership  Annual Conversation

Link to the WSP workplan - Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships - Business and strategic plans

The Safeguarding Duty Hub

The Safeguarding Duty Hub is available for all staff across the Trust to access safeguarding advice and support in practice. The Safeguarding Duty Hub offers the provision of specialist safeguarding and children and adult practitioners and it is available from 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday through a single point of access Trust wide.

To discuss any safeguarding matters please contact a central hub of specialist safeguarding practitioners.

Safeguarding Duty Hub Telephone:  0151 351 8484  or emailsafeguardingduty@merseycare.nhs.uk

The Safeguarding Duty Hub POSTER can be printed and displayed on notice boards within operational teams.

IT Systems 

Rio for safeguarding

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If you are not already aware of these changes, please see below documents for further information.

If you have any queries in the interim, please email: Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Important Rio Information

As part of this years Quality of Referrals to Children’s Social Care / MASH / ICart Audit, please ensure a copy of the referral is uploaded to Rio and also send a copy to Karen.Dobson@merseycare.nhs.uk please. These will form part of this years annual audit.   Also, as part of our monthly rolling Rio audit, it has been identified that some practitioners and managers would benefit from some training in relation to the safeguarding children recording process on Rio. This will include completion of the Safeguarding Initial Record, ongoing Activity Update forms and Managerial Oversight responsibilities. Staff can access the 30 minute sessions by emailing Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk It is strongly recommended that anyone who has not previously attended a session, or would like a refresher, book on the training. 

All sessions are 9.15am-9.45am

January Dates

5 January 2024, 9 January 2024, 10 January 2024, 11 Janaury 2024, 15 January 2024,

17 January 2024, 18 Janaury 2024, 22 Janaury 2024, 24 January 2024, 26 January 2024 and

31 January 2024

What to do flow charts

Safeguarding image.jpg

Trust Wide Safeguarding News

Trust Wide Safeguarding Training 

Please click  to view the Trust wide safeguarding training brochure

The new updated policies are now live and uploaded to intranet.

Safeguarding Adult Policy 

Safeguarding Children Policy 

 eLearning-logo.svg

NSPCC Learning homepage - safeguarding training and resources

Safeguarding Lunch and Learn Sessions

There will be 1 hour sessions led by a named nurse/professional. They will provide an opportunity for emerging themes, reviews, learning and concerns to be discussed and highlighted. They provide additional information/learning not included in either mandatory or modular sessions.

To reserve a place please email stating your preference/s to:  Safeguarding.training@merseycare.nhs.uk

Financial Abuse of Adults

Wednesday 31 January 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

Information Sharing and Multi-agency working- adults

Wednesday 27 March 2024 from 12pm to 1pm

Working Together to Safeguarding Children (WTSC) - Responsibilities when attending Child Protection Conferences training is now available.  

To book please ensure you have a registered LSCP training account: https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events/register

If you already have an account please login and book your place:

https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events/login

If you want to know more about this course click below:

https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/events/event/wtsc-responsibilities-when-attending-child-protection-conferences

New Working Together to Safeguard Children 

Please find attached links to the new Working Together to Safeguarding Children (2023) and the Childrens Social care reform statement.

Working together to safeguard children - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) 

Working together to safeguard children 2023: summary of changes (publishing.service.gov.uk)  (Summary version 4 pages)

Children's social care: reform statement - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

CDOP 2022-2023 Annual Report- Report

Kooth Resources and Raising Awareness

KOOTH Supporting Children

KOOTH EXAM

Self Injury

Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts

Locality Safeguarding News 

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Halton 

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is offering a number of training opportunities regarding subjects such as Safeguarding Adults responsibilities and Mental Capacity Act. All dates and information can be found on the eventbrite page for Halton SAB

Halton Safeguarding Children's Partnership website 

Child Sexual Abuse Lunch & Learn Session January to March 2024

Procedure for Multi-agency Professional Challenge & Escalation

Follow link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11826/3394

Knowsley

Knowsley LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Knowsley LSCP Training System

Knowsley Safeguarding Children Partnership Training Opportunities 2023-2024

Raising Awareness of Neuro-diversity

Neurodiversity Training Webinars

Please see information below with links to register for the free Raising Awareness of Neurodiversity webinar. 

Free one hour webinar for Liverpool City Region employers and organisations delivered by Knowsley Council and Liverpool Council to raise awareness of Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)

There places will be allocated on a first come / first served basis to those who register in advance. 

Raising Awareness of Neurodiversity Tuesday 23 January 2024 start time 11am to 12pm

On the day of the webinar, please join 5 minutes early to allow for a prompt start.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please see Privacy Policy for this event: Knowsley Council Privacy Statement  

Liverpool 

Liverpool LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow this link to the Liverpool LSCP training system 

CCC Training Dates

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/10697/3394

Ng. T1: Understanding Child Neglect Briefing Session 

This session will be run virtually. 

9 January 2024 10am to 12pm

Bookings can be made via the LSCP Training 'Events' web page: LSCP Booking Link

Sefton

Sefton LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Sefton SCP Events 

Hate Crime Awareness sessions

The sessions are free to anyone working or volunteering within Sefton.

These sessions will cover:

  • Increase awareness of Hate Crime and Hate Incidents
  • Encourage increased reporting of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents
  • Increased awareness of the role of Merseyside Police, Crown Prosecution Service, Police and Crime Commissioner, Sefton Hate Crime JAG and other agencies
  • Awareness of what action we can all take to report and prevent Hate Crime

 Session date/times:

  • 16 January 2024 from 1pm to 3pm via Teams
  • 12 March 2024 from 9.30am to 1pm at Ainsdale Learning Centre

Please share across your networks.To book please email: SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk

New 2024 webinars in the HSCWRU Homelessness Series

Homelessness Radical Safeguarding Toolkit: shaping homelessness social care

Thursday 18 January 2024, 10am to 11.30am Book here

Homelessness and multiple disadvantage: Improving responses for women

Thursday 29 February 2024, 10am to 11am Book here

St Helens

St Helens LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the St Helens LSCP 

St Helens Service Directories

In order to support practitioners working with families across the continuum of need, the Family Hubs have developed a service directory which provides a list of agencies, a summary of their service offer, and relevant contact details. The below link will take you to the service directory and can be pinned to your search bar:  

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/8247/Directory

If as an agency you offer a service to families and you feel that it should be added to this directory you can find further information on the steps to be undertaken via the below link: 

https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/article/7436/Family-Hub-Service-Directory

To visit the new Family Hub website, visit: https://sthelensfamilyhub.sthelens.gov.uk/

St Helens Family Hub and Children's Centre Offer January 2024 

Family Hub

Tots Talking Poster

ICAN Sign Family Hub

Slow Cooker

HENRY Poster

Warrington

*Please note any external training booked via the Safeguarding Children Partnership may be subject to charges for non-attendance.  Please see guidance for further information*

Warrington LSCP Training oppurtunities 

Follow the link to the Warrington LSCP Training System 

Trauma Informed Practice - face to face training 2024

For booking information please click here

The Voice of the Child

Click here for more information on how to book on to the face to face training sessions in 2024

Warrington Safeguarding Partnership Development Day 12 January 2024 and 25 January 2024

A Spotlight on Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships - Key Initiatives and Celebration of Good Practice

Female Genital Mutilation 

New Dates for 2024 - face to face training

Intra-familial Child Sexual Abuse 

For available dates please click here

Safe and Together Lunch and Learn Training Wednesday 24 January 2024 12pm to 1.15pm

This is suitable for those new to the model’s principles, or those who have taken the full training in the past and would like a refresher. Please book on using MySchoolServices: SLA Online (sla-online.co.uk).

https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11291/3394

MARAM - Dates for 2024

MARAM 2024 Book Here

Responding to Domestic Abuse training - Dates for 2024

Responding to Domestic Abuse Book Here

MAPPA Awareness Training – 2 hour briefing session

MAPPA Awareness Training 

New MAPPA Referral Form

Follow the link https://yourspace.merseycare.nhs.uk/download_file/view/11823/3394 

If you have any problems booking on to the course please email safeguardingpartnerships@warrington.gov.uk

GCP2 Training

Warrington Safeguarding Partnerships and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board have new dates for Licensed GCP2 (Graded Care Profile) Training for Practitioners.  For more information please click here

All training is 9.30am to 4.30pm, Room 17, 1 Time Square, Warrington

Tuesday 12 March 2024, Wednesday 25 May 2024, Tuesday 18 June 2024, Monday 16 September 2024, Thursday 17 November 2024 and Tuesday 10 December 2024

Working Together to Safeguard Children Training  Book Here

Safeguarding Adults Level 2 **All attendees should have completed a Level 1 Safeguarding Adults course before applying**  Book Here

Train the trainer (2-day course) Book Here