We offer safeguarding children training courses, for professionals working in a diverse range of environments, including Early Years, education, Health and Social Care, Youth Justice and the voluntary sector. Our staff are professionally qualified and all courses are developed by utilising Adult Learning principles.
Safeguarding Adults at Risk
With our staff training you can be reassured that our courses are up to date, informative and interactive. We recognise that colleagues will work in a variety of settings and therefore our courses reflect and support the different challenges that may present themselves.
Mental Health First Aid (Adult) training
This accredited, 2-day training course has been developed by Mental Health First Aid England. We will demonstrate how Accredited (Adult) First Aiders can spot the early signs of a mental health issue, feel confident in how to offer and provide initial help and preserve life where a person may be at risk of harm to themselves or others. We also offer Mental Health First Aid awareness training, workplace audits and support sessions for managers.
Online Safety & Radicalisation
We provide specialist workshops providing information for practitioners, parents and young people regarding risk in the online space. Demonstrating the impact of technology on behaviour, how extremist groups gain traction and opportunity in the online environment. In-depth information relating to grooming behaviour, exploitation and techniques used by predators, with particular emphasis on behavioural similarities in the “grooming” process. Expertise regarding the “dark” and “deep” web spaces, how crypto currencies such as “bitcoin” are traded, with focus on how these spaces can increase risk relating to secrecy.
Social Media Awareness
This course demonstrates through real life examples and case studies, the kinds of trends, crazes and behaviour associated with the massive escalation in social media usage. Consideration of risky behaviour, privacy versus secrecy concerns, approaches to understanding behaviour, social media addiction, diminished responsibility and desensitisation online. Considering vulnerability across social media and how gaming can contribute to vulnerability profiles and be utilised by extremist groups and promote extreme violence. Bridging the information gap in our understanding of technology.
All sessions delivered in schools are based on the needs of the individual educational establishment and risks posed to that establishment. Time will be dedicated at the end of each session to ensure young people know who they can talk to within school and the wider community.
Age appropriate drug and alcohol education suitable for all primary ages. All sessions are interactive, informal and delivered sensitively.
KS1 – Focussing on safety, medicines and who we can trust.
KS2 – Focussing on risks of tobacco, alcohol and cannabis where appropriate.
Age appropriate drug and alcohol education. All sessions are interactive, informal and engaging.
KS3 – Focussing on alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, how to say no and information on the law.
KS4 – Focussing on alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, legal highs, safeguarding, risk, information on the law and where to get help.
Sixth Form, Colleges and Apprenticeships
Focussing on alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, legal highs, safeguarding, risk, information on the law and where to get help. Small group work
We are experienced in delivery of offending behaviour programs, anti-gun & knife campaigns. In-depth knowledge of vulnerability to gang involvement and exit strategies for those seeking to make positive change. Experienced in working alongside multi-agency organisations and supporting family members.
Managing Challenging Behaviour
Drawing on experience in secure environments to managing violence and promote prosocial behaviour. Providing the right opportunities for learning and personal objectives and de-escalation techniques.
Working in Partnership
We work with key stakeholders to develop local strategies to support the delivery of multi-agency partnership working. We adopt a consultative approach, whilst seeking to identify good practices from elsewhere to inform strategy content and associated delivery plans.
We provide support to both UK-based and international development programmes to build the capacity of law enforcement and wider statutory partners and develop multi-agency arrangements to prevent individuals from being drawn into terrorism. As well as helping organisations fulfil their moral and legal obligations to work in partnerships. Maximising the outcomes whilst reducing the burden and sharing national learning.
We work with colleagues to identify issues, or support areas where they may have received a poor inspection outcome. We will work across partnerships to improve services, including service delivery, practice development, strategy and governance
We provide a skilled and experienced service manager, or head of service interim managers, particularly to manage Youth Offending teams, Youth Offer / service, Early help locality teams, multi agency CSE team, PREVENT programme and Gang violence teams plus other children’s services. Our team has extensive knowledge of young people’s issues and safeguarding challenges and have worked in lead and / or developed responses to gang serious violence, child sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation and county lines. We also offer support on an individual or organisational basis through one off interventions or longer-term involvement. We are happy to discuss other service areas where management support is required and where our skills are transferrable.
We support local authorities to develop, and manage young people’s commissioning programmes, for children, young people and families and includes working closely with the voluntary and community sector. We are committed to the commissioning of plans to ensure local knowledge, priorities and challenges are incorporated. We can prepare the reports required for officer and member agreement, together with individual outcome frameworks developed in partnership with local stakeholders.
Our staff can deliver or facilitate lectures, keynote speeches, presenting at conferences and seminars focused on preventative efforts to counter terrorism. We also provide comprehensive and challenging team building events and exercises around the needs of the client.