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Professional Abuse Could it happen here? 21-09-2017

Title:            Professional Abuse – Could it Happen Here ?


Audience:    Managers, Designated/ Safeguarding Leads from across the Children’s workforce including schools, Head Teachers, nursery owners, Managers of Early Years and staff from the voluntary and private sectors.


                     This session has been specifically initiated to address issues surrounding safeguarding culture within organisations in relation to abuse by professionals


                     This session is in addition to the Managing Allegations training and will draw on learning from recent serious case reviews in relation to Schools and nurseries, but will be pertinent to all organisations who employ people to work with children 


Delegates should be assured that they are in a sufficient senior position to inform and participate in any self- audit, disseminate this information and highlight / challenge any poor practice             


Pre Course requirements

It is anticipated delegates would already have attended the Managing Allegations training or will be booked to attend the next available course


Date:                         Course 1   21st September  2017    9.00am – 5.00pm


Venue:                        Castle Hill Centre, Castleton St, Bolton BL2 2JW


Presenter:                  Bolton Safeguarding Children Board


Objectives:                On completion of this course you will:


  • Understand additional requirements in order to embed a safeguarding culture and guard against professional abuse
  • Have a raised awareness in what a safe organisation / setting looks like
  • Be in a position to self – audit your setting against this bench mark
  • Understand the barriers to safe working
  • Understand potentiates for possible offenders
  • Have an understanding of how to deal with an allegation made against a member of staff- know what to do/ not to do
  • Have an understanding of how to access appropriate support & guidance



Booking Info:            Internal staff please use Oracle self-service External delegates please email :

Cancellations:           For all cancellations please notify Training Shared Service Centre on 01204 337600 or email

Pre course reading:

Please note this session includes some pre course reading and a brief self – audit of policies and procedures in relation to professional abuse and will inform next steps beyond this.

All delegates are expected to stay for the duration of the session unless an emergency arises. Any delegate that does ask to leave prior to the end of the session will not receive their certificate and will be asked to attend another session