Exciting training opportunities from the ESCB this summer


Below are a selection of courses on offer this summer, however there are lots more on the ESCB website. All the courses highlighted below are free to attend and are aimed at those working with children, young people and families in Essex. These courses are just what is available this summer, more courses will be available for the Autumn and will be advertised nearer the time so do keep an eye on the website.

CIN training

Child in Need training

These workshops are an introduction to working with child in need (section 17) and are aimed at those working directly with children, young people and their families, the workshops are free to attend, the next session is on 22 June 2016, 9.30am-12.30pm in Chelmsford, click here for more information and to book your place.

Core Group

Strengths based approach to child protection conferences and core groups

The aim of this course is to increase understanding and confidence in participating in child protection conferences using the strengths based approach and how this approach can be translated into core groups and to ensure you are an active member of the core group. We have 2 courses available 27 June in Chelmsford and 7 July in Colchester, courses run 9.30-4pm. Click here to book.


CSE Champions training

This course is aimed at those people who have been identified by their organisation as the key contact for CSE. Attendees will have a key role within their organisation to raise awareness and disseminate information in relation to CSE. It is expected that all who attend will take responsibility for sharing the learning with their colleagues through briefing sessions and team meetings.

The next course is 21 June 2016, 9.30am-12.30pm in Chelmsford, there are further dates in September and December on the ESCB website.


National Working Group for Child Sexual Exploitation Gold Membership

ESCB now also has gold membership of the National Working Group (NWG) for Child Sexual Exploitation which enables us to offer free membership to anyone working with children and young people in Essex, if you would be interested in becoming a member, giving you access to a range of resources, information, publications and training then please email escb@essex.gov.uk with your name, job role, agency and email address.