Designated Safeguarding lead (DSL) Training




Duration: 6 hours (9am -4pm)Cost: from £65.00 per person COURSE CONTENT

Overview of Safeguarding:

o   Importance of safeguarding

o   Types of abuse

o   Disclosures (and barriers to disclosures)

–          The role of DSL / Deputy DSL in your setting.

–          Responding to concerns / disclosures.

–          Laws and Legislation.

–          The referral process – how to make an effective referral and feel confident in navigating the referral process.

–          Understanding different safeguarding interventions (inc Child Protection / Child In Need / Early Help)

–          Attending Core Groups / CIN Meetings / Multi Agency Meetings. Understanding your role and how to ensure best practice.

–          How to raise safeguarding concerns with families and how to inform families about referrals.

–          How to support families to keep children safe.

–          Confidentiality and ‘Need to Know’ best practice.

–          Understanding the emotional impact of Safeguarding on staff and how to support them.

–          Implementing best practice in your setting.


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Des Safeguarding lead

Saturday 9th November 9am – 4pm

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