Early Years Bulletin 14.10.19

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14 October 2019

Free LADO workshop

Do you want to know more about the purpose and function of LADO and how to respond to allegations against staff who work with children?

If so, there is a free three hour LADO workshop being held for managers of staff and volunteers working with children. During this session you can:

  • Understand the role of LADO and how it fits with your role
  • Know when to refer to LADO
  • Improve your skills and confidence in responding to allegations and concerns against staff
  • Learn how to develop safe plans when there are allegations or concerns regarding staff working with children.

You will receive a certificate on completion of evaluation online.

Date: Monday 21 October 2019

Time: 13:00 - 16:00 

Venue: Conference Room A, Floor 2, Civic Offices, PO1 2AL

If you would like to book onto this workshop please use the link below to book through the Portsmouth Safeguarding Children Partnership website here.
Please book onto the non-education workshops as the education ones cover the procedures specific to school staff.

Please note that the link also shows other training that can be booked via the safeguarding partnership - the basic safeguarding training booked via that site will incur a charge - there is no charge for basic safeguarding training booked through Portsmouth Training Centre www.earlyyears.portsmouth.gov.uk The LADO workshop is offered free of charge.

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Small Steps to Learning for Children with SEND

There are spaces available on the Portage Small Steps to Learning for Children with SEND, this training helps to reinforce and complement other SEND training.

Date: Monday 9 December 2019 (Day 1), Tuesday 10 December 2019 (Day 2), and Monday 12 January 2020 (Day 3)

Time: 09:00 - 16:30 

Venue: Conference Room A, Floor 2, Civic Offices, PO1 2AL

Cost: £195

To book your place today click here 

Domestic Abuse Training

The Safer Portsmouth Partnership offer a free Domestic Abuse training course for those professionals working with members of the public or those at risk of domestic abuse.

This training course has recently been revised to combine the existing ‘victim’ and ‘perpetrator’ focused training.  The training course title is “Responding to Domestic Abuse”

Click here for further information and booking instructions.

Top Tips for Talking - October

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Please print and display September's Top Tip for Talking poster. This is available on the Early Years Training and Development Centre under the 'resources tab'.

Download October's Top Tip

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