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External Training – Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Board (buckssafeguarding.org.uk)

Exploitation and Modern Slavery – virtual training event

Aim: This training is being provided by Willow, Thames Valley Partnership and is designed for front line workers and those who manage them to myth bust and help workers gain awareness of the issues around exploitation and human trafficking, understand what this area of crime is about, what factors make people vulnerable, as well as considering the victim’s perspective such as the barriers to disclosure.

Objectives: The session will help you understand exploitation and or/modern slavery including the risks, raise awareness around signs you may spot in your work capacity, what you can do about it as well as giving you information about the referral process for support.

Format & length: 3 hour webinar via zoom (with breaks)

Who should attend? If your work puts you in contact with situations where you may spot the signs of exploitation, then this training will be extremely valuable to you. You do NOT need to have any prior knowledge of Modern Slavery or Exploitation.

Dates/Times:

29th September 2021 09.30 – 13.00

Exploitation & Modern Slavery Training – Buckinghamshire area only Tickets, Wed 29 Sep 2021 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

29th September 2021 13.30-17.00         

Exploitation & Modern Slavery Training – Buckinghamshire area only Tickets, Wed 29 Sep 2021 at 13:30 | Eventbrite

The training is free of charge

Bookings: can be made via the following Eventbrite link:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/thames-valley-partnership-willow-19999676564 where you can also sign up to the waiting list for further sessions.

Free Safeguarding Webinars

Please find details of a range of Webinars that have been made available with regards to identifying safeguarding concerns. Please feel free to distribute the email within your own organisations and book directly using the email address provided.

Check out and gain access to free webinars by clicking here

WISH training (Sexual Health)

The WISH training programme is commissioned by Buckinghamshire County Council. All courses are facilitated by the Terrence Higgins Trust, a specialist sexual health service that is part of the new Buckinghamshire Sexual Health and Wellbeing service. The overall aim of the WISH programme is to promote the sexual health and wellbeing of all Buckinghamshire  residents and to equip those working with  individuals of all ages, gender, ethnicity, disability or sexuality  with the knowledge, skills and tools to develop  resilience, respect and to promote consensual healthy and safe sexual relationships.

These are multi-agency courses for all those who are currently working with young people / vulnerable adults, to enable them to work effectively with people around sexual health and relationships in either one to one or group situations.

For information on current courses please click here.

The Child and Adolescent Harmful Behaviour Service (CAHBS)

CAHBS is a specialised non-mental health element of an integrated service model of care in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) within Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Operating across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, CAHBS support a multi-agency response, offering largely consultancy-based service, to young people (up to age 18) displaying concerning sexual behaviour.

Please contact CAHBS directly if you are interested in specific training on topics related to inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviour and understanding risk to others.
Email: CAHBS.team@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Bucks New University: Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding Courses

If you are looking to improve your understanding of safeguarding and the complexities of working in this rapidly changing field, an MSc Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding from Bucks could be for you. Please see below links for full and part time courses: –

Informed by the areas of expertise of the lecturing staff in the social work, policing and community health teams, this master’s programme covers a range of optional areas of study including disability, victimisation and health.

Call Bucks New University on 0330 123 2023 or email advice@bucks.ac.uk to find out more.