Training Calendar

Working Together To Safeguard Children is our core course, relevant for all professionals working with children and families, and particularly those with a designated safeguarding role.

E-learning courses are available via the WSSCB E-learning page.

For training courses on self harm and suicide click here to visit the Coastal West Sussex MIND course directory

To find out about the NSPCC Coping With Crying DVD click here

For information regarding allocation of places, courses fees, cancellation charges, non-attendance on the day and course evaluations visit the Training page.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD (DSL) TRAINING FOR SCHOOLS CAN NOW BE FOUND ON THE WEST SUSSEX SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS WEBSITE. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THIS SITE.

If you have any queries regarding course availability or booking onto a course please contact the West Sussex Learning and Development Gateway via learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk or 01243 756 834.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 21-5-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 31-5-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

Refresher – Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 7-6-2019, | Time: 1000-1200

This 2 hour workshop is for West Sussex County Council staff and partner agencies who have attended the Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism course in the past and require an update to ensure that they have a current and relevant understanding of the Prevent Agenda and what it means to professionals within West Sussex. The workshop will build on your current knowledge and explore recent local and national developments and challenges.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 10-6-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

THIS TRAINING SESSION HAS MOVED TO 11/6/2019. Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 11-6-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Bognor Regis - Durban House | Dates: 18-6-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

Child Sexual Abuse

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 19-6-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for professionals and will support you in looking closely at child sexual abuse (CSA). You will have the opportunity to explore this challenging and complex topic in a multi-agency environment.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 20-6-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

Refresher – Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Horsham Youth Centre | Dates: 24-6-2019, | Time: 1000-1200

This 2 hour workshop is for West Sussex County Council staff and partner agencies who have attended the Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism course in the past and require an update to ensure that they have a current and relevant understanding of the Prevent Agenda and what it means to professionals within West Sussex. The workshop will build on your current knowledge and explore recent local and national developments and challenges.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Horsham Youth Centre | Dates: 28-6-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 2-7-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Child Sexual Abuse

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 10-7-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for professionals and will support you in looking closely at child sexual abuse (CSA). You will have the opportunity to explore this challenging and complex topic in a multi-agency environment.

Children and Young People who present with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.    

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 11-7-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

The Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) are a specialist team in West Sussex working with children and young people who engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) to others.
This one day course is designed for professionals working with children and young people (under 18) across a range of contexts and will involve both interactive and group-based exercises to promote a multi-agency response to supporting children who engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour.

The course is designed for social care, IPEH, police, health and education colleagues. This course is not appropriate for foster carers or residential staff. There is a separate training course for residential staff.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Children’s residential staff should not book onto this course as bespoke workshops are currently being planned to cover this safeguarding topic.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 12-7-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

Neglect

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 12-7-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This whole day course is for professionals from all agencies who work with children, young people, their parents and carers. It focusses on Child Neglect and how the multi-agency network should respond to it

Child Sexual Abuse

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 11-9-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for professionals and will support you in looking closely at child sexual abuse (CSA). You will have the opportunity to explore this challenging and complex topic in a multi-agency environment.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 13-9-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 16-9-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 19-9-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Preventing Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 24-9-2019, | Time: 1000-1230

This 2.5 hour workshop is for WSCC staff and partner agencies and explores the factors that can lead to extremism by identifying the links between vulnerability and radicalisation. The workshop will better equip you to be able to support people who might be susceptible to radicalisation, ensuring that individuals are diverted before any crime is committed.

Children and Young People who present with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 26-9-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

The Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) are a specialist team in West Sussex working with children and young people who engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) to others.
This one day course is designed for professionals working with children and young people (under 18) across a range of contexts and will involve both interactive and group-based exercises to promote a multi-agency response to supporting children who engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour.

The course is designed for social care, IPEH, police, health and education colleagues. This course is not appropriate for foster carers or residential staff. There is a separate training course for residential staff.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Children’s residential staff should not book onto this course as bespoke workshops are currently being planned to cover this safeguarding topic.

Child Sexual Abuse

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 9-10-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for professionals and will support you in looking closely at child sexual abuse (CSA). You will have the opportunity to explore this challenging and complex topic in a multi-agency environment.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 9-10-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 14-10-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Neglect

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 25-10-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This whole day course is for professionals from all agencies who work with children, young people, their parents and carers. It focusses on Child Neglect and how the multi-agency network should respond to it

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 7-11-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 13-11-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Children and Young People who present with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 28-11-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

The Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) are a specialist team in West Sussex working with children and young people who engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) to others.
This one day course is designed for professionals working with children and young people (under 18) across a range of contexts and will involve both interactive and group-based exercises to promote a multi-agency response to supporting children who engage in Harmful Sexual Behaviour.

The course is designed for social care, IPEH, police, health and education colleagues. This course is not appropriate for foster carers or residential staff. There is a separate training course for residential staff.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Children’s residential staff should not book onto this course as bespoke workshops are currently being planned to cover this safeguarding topic.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 6-12-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 10-12-2019, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 13-1-2020, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: Centenary House, Worthing | Dates: 24-1-2020, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 19-2-2020, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.

Worthing Together to Safeguard Children

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall South,Chichester | Dates: 17-3-2020, | Time: 0930 - 1630

This one day course is for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and the parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Refresher

Please visit the Learning & Development Gateway for full details and to request a place.

Location: County Hall North, Horsham | Dates: 23-3-2020, | Time: 0930 - 1230

This half day course is for practitioners working across the children and young people’s workforce to refresh their safeguarding knowledge.