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Multi-Agency Training Programme

There are a range of training opportunities available to staff and volunteers working with children and young people in Wandsworth, as well for those working with adults who are parents or caring for children. Staff can apply for training via the Wandsworth Training and Professional Development Online (TPD Online) website. There are different training courses which you will find useful depending on your role and responsibility.

To view the training offer, please go to the website: Wandsworth TPD Online

New users will need to register on the site to access the training courses.

The courses on offer are categorised according to the relevance to the various organisations that work with children and young people in Wandsworth. There are basic awareness courses as well as more advanced training. Each course is described in detail on TPD Online and states which staff will find the training relevant. However, all applicants should discuss and agree with their supervisor or manager the courses they wish to attend before requesting a place. Managers or supervisors, known as TPD Leads on TPD Online, will be asked to approve applications.

The Wandsworth Safeguarding Children Board is committed to improving practice in the children and young people's workforce and achieving better outcomes for children and young people through training and development.  It is important to measure the impact of training; therefore all those who participate in training will be expected to give feed back on how useful they found the course they attended and how much difference it has made to how well they do their job.

Multi-agency Safeguarding Training Strategy

The Strategy provides the framework and direction for developing the workforces over the next two years to ensure it is competent and confident to safeguarding children and young people. 

The Multi-agency Safeguarding Training Strategy aims to help the workforce to create changes that will improve the outcomes for Wandsworth children and young people.   

Click here to view the Multi-agency Safeguarding Training Strategy.

WSCB Annual Safeguarding Children Conference 2018

WSCB Conference October 2018

The Safeguarding Children from Exploitation Conference is on Thursday 18 October 2018. The aim of the conference is to enable professionals to hear about experiences and the impact of child exploitation on young people and their families. The conference will also focus on county lines, trafficking and extremism. Strategies for intervention and contextualised safeguarding will be discussed.

Practitioners will be able to draw findings from research, and discuss strategies for providing solutions for early intervention and prevention work. Young people will be safer in their communities, and practitioners will be more informed and feel empowered to make a difference. There will be a theatre production on county lines. There will also be a guest speaker from Trident, and national and local audio visual presentations.


Wandsworth
Safeguarding Children Board

Independent Chair:
Nicky Pace

Business Manager:
Kaied Ghiyatha