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NEW: Understanding and preventing organisational child sexual abuse in health settings

A CPD-certified course for professionals in safeguarding or management and leadership roles across health settings including primary care, mental health, midwifery and health visiting.

Participants

6 to 25

Duration

One-day

Location

Online / in-person

Price

£850 / £980 (in-person) + VAT

This full day course is for professionals in safeguarding or management and leadership roles across health settings including primary care, mental health, midwifery and health visiting.

This course is designed to equip participants with an understanding of the issues facing organisations and staff groups in being aware of, and preventing, the possibility of sexual abuse or inappropriate behaviour by staff and volunteers. Using research, case studies and exercises participants should feel better equipped to actively engage in creating an effective safeguarding environment in their organisation.

Who is this course for

This course is for professionals in safeguarding, management and leadership roles across health settings including primary care, mental health, midwifery and health visiting. It provides valuable guidance for the better creation and implementation of wider safeguarding policies which can be applied across a whole team or organisation.

What you can expect to learn

Following the training, you can expect to gain a better understanding of:

  • the scale and nature of organisational child sexual abuse
  • the impacts of organisational sexual abuse
  • the dynamics of organisational sexual abuse and grooming
  • issues relating to both male and female offenders
  • components of effective abuse prevention in health settings.

Excellent to have training delivered by an expert in the field with such an extensive background and knowledge and participation of research associated with the topic.

Senior safeguarding specialist