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Training on safeguarding children policy and practice for regulatory ombudsmen

Clients were two national regulatory ombudsmen who often work in partnership and often encounter safeguarding issues. They wanted a training event designing and delivering to case investigators and team managers in both organisations. The brief was to design and deliver an event which helped those attending: To understand child protection and safeguarding legislation, policy & […]

Bespoke training for police professional standards department

Client had been engaged in association with Just Whistle (part of Safe and Sound Enterprises Derby) by a Professional Standards Department in a police force who wanted to run a series of training events focussing on the ICPC report into abuse of police powers to sexually abuse. There was a meeting with PSD which explored […]

Bespoke training for solicitors’ firm on practice standards

We were engaged by a firm of solicitors who had recently established a child abuse negligence department. The firm wanted a learning and development event to achieve the following: To give an overview of the new child abuse negligence department, and their role in it. To consider what type of cases they are likely to […]

Practice based training on responding to issues of child sexual exploitation

Client asked for a practice based course on child sexual exploitation which assisted those in attending in achieving best practice in identifying and responding to concerns. In particular the client wanted a local context to the course, with a focus on practical responses to CSE. There was a perception that local practitioners were confusing indicators […]

Independent safeguarding audit for secondary school and college

An educational establishment instructed the firm after a serious safeguarding incident involving two pupils. The school wanted an independent safeguarding audit, to consider whether the safeguarding practice in the school was of a good enough standard and whether the response to the incident followed best practice standards. The remit set by the school was the […]

Review of charity’s safeguarding policies and procedures

A charity engaged our services to conduct a review of their safeguarding policies and procedures. Meetings took place, which enabled us to get to know the client, and understand the nature of their work. With this knowledge we were able to draft policies and procedures which fitted the diverse and sensitive work of the charity. […]

Conducting interviews with victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation

A local firm of solicitors engaged our services to conduct initial interviews with potential clients who were victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation. The brief was to meet each potential client and take initial instructions from them in a sensitive way which did not leave the client in a distressed state of mind. The […]

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