dct in Exeter, Devon

First Edition - Safeguarding Adults Newsletter

If you wish to discuss your Safeguarding Training needs please contact Steve Dixon, Workforce Development Advisor at steve.dixon@devon.gov.uk or on 01392 383000.

Places are available on the following courses:

Target Audience: Team Leaders, Managers, Deputy Managers, Police Officers, Domiciliary Care Workers, Support Workers

Practitioners Level Safeguarding & Care Standards Challenging Poor Practice (this training is a full day):

22nd January 2014 being held at East Devon Business Centre, Honiton

27th January 2014 being held at Exeter City Football Club, Exeter

28th January 2014 being held at Customer Service Centre, Tiverton

Practitioners Level Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty (this training is a full day):

23rd January 2014 being held at Teignmouth Golf Club, Teignmouth

If the above courses do not fill up by Monday 20th January 2014, we will be cancelling them.

From February 2014 the Practitioner Courses, will be half day sessions and they are as follows:-

P1: Practitioners Level Safeguarding

P2: Practitioners Level Mental Capacity Act

P3: Practitioners Level Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

P4: Practitioners Level Care Standards Recognising and Addressing Poor Practice


There are places also available on the Accredited Domestic Violence and Abuse Training – the Impact on Children (2 days) course taking place the Passage House Hotel, Kingsteignton on the 23rd and 24th January 2014.

For this training, you should have completed the Tackling Domestic Violence and Abuse Training first.

Target Audience: Multi-agency practitioners who work with families, children and young people

Course Outcomes:

By the conclusion of the two day course, participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the links between domestic violence and abuse and child abuse; to appreciate the range of ways that domestic violence and abuse can affect children and young people; to recognise the connection between the intention of the perpetrator to the effects and feelings of children and young people within an abusive environment; to describe whether and how contact with an abusing parent can be made safe for a child who has experienced domestic violence and abuse; to identify risks from abusing parents that may present to children and non-abusing parents, and carry out risk assessments; to consider techniques for engaging with and assisting children and young people that have experienced domestic violence and abuse; to provide strategies and practices to protect and safeguard those experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

The cost of this training is £175.00 per person, if you are a Partner then your place should be funded. Any queries, please contact me for further information.

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