Safeguarding and Child Protection Multi Agency course

Date & Time:

Thursday 9 January 2020 (09:30 - 16:15)


Hemel Hempstead Library, Hemel Hempstead, The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1DN


Stage 2


This training is classed as a ‘Full-Day’ course. For charging information, please see the Terms & Conditions page.


Target Audience:

Any professionals working with children and their families.


Attendance Criteria:

Delegates must have completed mandatory Basic/Stage 1 Safeguarding/Child Protection training within their own agency.


Aim of the Course:

Practitioners across the children’s workforce who, having been introduced to child protection concepts through induction, e-learning or basic awareness training, get the opportunity for a facilitator led in-depth discussion and analysis of the key aspects of harm and abuse and local intervention strategies. It is also useful as a refresher for those practitioners requiring an update to their knowledge on the subject.


*PLEASE NOTE - This course does not train a delegate to be a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or a Designated Senior Person (DSP).

It will, however, serve as the formal biennial refresher required of the DSL/DSP role.


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will: 

  • gain knowledge of what to do when participants suspect that a child is suffering abuse;
  • be aware of the locally agreed procedures and the expectations of the participant’s role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the importance of working together to achieve this;
  • have an understanding of key relevant legislation and statutory guidance in this area;
  • consider the needs of the child across the continuum of care, from early help to child protection utilising the local thresholds document;
  • refresh their practitioner knowledge of the key categories of harm and how these might be identified;
  • look at what happens after the concern has been raised and acknowledged; and
  • look beyond the referral at how concerns are addressed including the child protection conference process.

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Further Information:



David Watts

Venue Details:

Hemel Hempstead Library, Hemel Hempstead, The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1DN

(0300 123 4049)


Water Gardens Car Park is closest to The Forum and costs up to a maximum of £3.50 per day. Click here for council-run car park charges.

Free Car Parking can be accessed via Gadebridge Lane from the Leighton Buzzard Road. Click here for map. It is a 10-15 minutes’ walk across Gadebridge Park to The Forum. Please be aware that there is no street lighting after dark in Gadebridge Park.

Disabled Parking - Click here for a list of disabled parking available locally.

Food and Drink -The Forum’s café in the atrium serves hot and cold drinks and a variety of hot and cold light meals and snacks. Delegates are welcome to use the café to eat their own meals.