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Monday 24th June 2019

Title Time Audience Information Venue

Developing the Practitioner's Tool Kit

Delivered by LSCP in partnership with Young Lives Leeds

9:00 - 12:30 Practitioner's within the Third Sector

The agenda includes;
• Third Sector organisation market stalls
• Your chance to network
• Find out how to recognise and respond to neglect
• Ideas on working with families creatively.
 

Leeds Town Hall

Booking required

Preparing for Engaging in Initial Child Protection Conferences

 

Delivered by: Integrated Safeguarding Unit

13:00 - 16:00 Practitioners and Professionals

It will help practitioners to understand the purpose of an ICPC, how they function within Leeds, and provide an overview of the Strengthening Families Framework model used by Leeds and their individual expected role within the conference. It will also help to build confidence when attending an ICPC.

Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Prevent Drop in - Meet the team

Delivered by: The Prevent Team

11.30 -14:00 

The Prevent Duty applies to all City Council staff and commissioned services. To meet the Prevent Team -  Resources, Advice, Information and training available will be promoted/ provided on Prevent including information on Channel/how to make a referral. Committee Room B, Civic Hall, LS1

Drop in session

Delivered by: Designated Safeguarding Leads

16:30 - 18:00 Parents of children attending 3 Bears Nursery and Preschool A drop in session for parents to discuss any policies or ask any questions to the designated safeguarding leads. 226 Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5AB

Stalking Awareness Briefings

Delivered by:

9.30 - 10.30 and 11.00 - 12 Leeds City Council front line staff and professionals The briefing will help to define stalking, understand the impact on victims, show what you can do to provide support and give advice on what services are available. Civic Hall, West Room, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Safeguarding group cooking session

Delivered by: Seacole accommodation service for young people

w/c 24th June 2019 Seacole clients Cook and learn session with young people to raise awareness of safeguarding

Seacole, Harehills Avenue, Leeds

No booking required

Safeguarding Art workshop

Delivered by: Francis House, Beacon ISE

Monday 24th June 2019 Beacon clients Art workshop taking place with clients to design a Safeguarding booklet and raise awareness

Francis House, Cross Francis Street, Leeds

No booking required

 

Tuesday 25th June 2019

Title Time Audience Information Venue

CCE Event

 

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

9:30 - 12:30 Practitioners and Front Line Managers You’ll hear from speakers about child criminal exploitation and what’s happening in Leeds, including:
• The launch of Leeds’ new Partner Checklist
• County Lines
• How criminal exploitation works
• What to do if you’re concerned about a child or young person
• What’s in place and new developments
 
TBC

Recognising and Responding to Neglect

 

Delivered by: LSCP

9:00 - 13:00

Practitioners and Professionals

This course will help participants to understand Neglect, recognise the signs and indicators and identify actions that could be taken. This includes assessment and challenge.

Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS
 

Early Help

Delivered by: Targeted Services

13:30 - 14:30 Practitioners and Professionals The purpose of early help is, through prompt and targeted interventions, to prevent issues and problems becoming acute, chronic and costly to the child, young person, the family and the wider community.  Early Help is everyone’s responsibility.  This briefing will also provide an update on RES, clusters and Early Help hubs. 
 
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Safeguarding Drop-In

Delivered by: Beacon Dispersed Accommodation Service

All Day TLA contractors, Beacon clients Drop in day for clients and Beacon contractors to raise awareness about Safeguarding

Middleton Crescent, Beeston, Leeds

No booking required

 

 

Wednesday 26th June 2019

Title Time Audience Information Venue

Stress in Infants Briefing

 

Delivered by: LSCP

10:00 - 11:00 Practitioners and Professionals The one-hour session will cover:
  • To consider early brain development in the context of stress and trauma in pregnancy and early caregiving experiences
  • To consider the implications  of the early experience on infant presentations at birth and beyond – including family contact
  • To make links to the long term implications for infants who experience significant stress
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS
 

MARAC Briefing
(Multi-Agency Risk & Assessment Conference)

 

Delivered by: Safer Leeds

12:30 - 15:00 Practitioners and Professionals
  • background on the extent and nature of domestic violence
  • what is a MARAC?
  • what do we mean by ‘high risk’ cases?
  • what factors influence the risk involved for victims and children
  • a detailed look at the DASH risk assessment tool.
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Rethink

Delivered by: Claire Crick

15:30 - 16:45 Practitioners and Professionals
  • A restorative way of thinking about the families we work with.
  • Structure our conversations to reach a shared understanding from which to base our plans.
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Cinema screening at Inkwell Arts Cafe, Chapel Allerton

Delivered by: Leeds Mind

15:30 - 17:30 Open to all. There are a maximum of 30 spaces. Please book in advance by contacting amber.reid@leedsmind.org.uk Cinema screening of a film about a young carer who looks after her younger siblings and her mother, who is experiencing mental health difficulties Inkwell, 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3LW

Safeguarding Bingo

Delivered by: Carr Beck

Wednesday 26th June 2019 Carr Beck clients Safeguarding Bingo with clients

Carr Beck, Lingwell Grove, Middleton, Leeds

No booking required

Presentation on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Delivered by: Clare Sanderson - Beacon Pathway Manager
 

9.00 - 9.30

LCC Housing staff, supported housing workers, social care staff

 

Clare will deliver a presentation on FGM to assist professionals working with at risk girls and women

Merrion House, Merrion Centre, Leeds

No booking required

 

 

Thursday 27th June 2019

Title Time Audience Information Venue

Refresher Training

 

Delivered by: LSCP

9:30 - 12:00 Practitioners and Professionals By the end of the briefing participants should have an update of national and local changes to safeguarding and child protection including:
  • Latest safeguarding and child protection definitions
  • Messages from Serious Case Reviews both nationally and locally
  • Changes to policies and procedures both nationally and locally
  • Relevant changes within local safeguarding and child protection services
  • Key messages with regards to safeguarding and child protection
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Introduction to Working Together

Delivered by: LSCP

13:00 - 17:00 Practitioners and Professionals

By the end of the course,  participants will have an awareness of:

  • Child abuse and neglect including signs and indicators
  • The impact of abuse on child development
  • What to do in response to concerns
  • The Leeds approach to Early Help
  • Interagency working to identify, assess and meet the needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns
  • Local learning from serious case reviews
     
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Honour Based Abuse Awareness Workshop

Delivered by: Karma Nirvana

10:30 - 12:00 Multi-Agency To recognise Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage as a safeguarding matter. City Exchange, 11 Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5ES

 

 

Friday 28th June 2019

Title Time Audience Information Venue

Child Sexual Exploitation

Delivered by: LSCP

9:00 - 16:30 Practitioners and Professionals By the end of the course participants should:
  • Be able to identify the warning signs that a child might be risk of, or experiencing sexual exploitation
  • Have an understanding of the complexities of working with children at risk of, or experiencing sexual exploitation
  • Be familiar with how to respond appropriately to safeguard a child at risk of, or experiencing sexual exploitation
  • Know how best to share intelligence and information
  • Be able to apply learning to practice.
Shine Business Centre, Harehills Road, LS8 5HS

Prevent Drop in - Meet the team

Delivered by: The Prevent Team

11:30 - 14:00

The Prevent Duty applies to all City Council staff and commissioned services. To meet the Prevent Team -  Resources, Advice, Information and training available will be promoted/ provided on Prevent including information on Channel/how to make a referral. Committee Room B, Civic Hall, LS1

Female Genital Mutilation: A legal perspective

Delivered by: Jennifer Noel

10:00 - 11:00 We invite a multi-professional audience from: The local authority including social care, education, health, police and voluntary services or any other professional not listed FGM talk on what persons at risk can do to legally protect themselves adn what professionals can do to protect potential victims 1 park square east, leeds

Creative Arts Competition

Delivered by:Turning Lives Around - Central Office

Deadline for entry 17th June 2019. 

Winners announced 28th June 2019

Entries welcome from all TLA clients have been invited to enter a creative arts competition with the theme of Safeguarding. Entries in the form of video, poetry, song, craft, drawing.

4 Ashbrooke Business Park, Parkside Lane, Leeds, LS11 5SF

No booking required

Healthy Relationships awareness raising session for young people

Delivered by: Flagship with guest speaker

10.00 - 13:00 Flagship clients Presentation and quiz for young people to raise awareness about healthy relationships

Francis House, Cross Francis Street, Leeds

No booking required

 

 

All week events

Title Time Audience Information Venue

Short Breaks After School Club
 

Delivered by: West Leeds Activity Centre Staff

April 2019 to March 2020 on Thursday's from 4:00pm to 6:30 pm
 
11 to 18 year old young people with additional needs
 
12 young people with additional needs supported into physical activity and team building. West Leeds Activity Centre, Lenhurst Avenue. Armley Leeds LS12 2RE
 

100 Selfies for Safeguarding

Delivered by: Turning Lives Around - Central Office

All day TLA staff, clients and contractors Target to achieve 100 selfies and pledges from TLA clients, staff and contractors in support of Leeds Safeguarding week

4 Ashbrooke Business Park, Parkside Lane, Leeds, LS11 5SF

No booking required

Staff Safeguarding Fuddle, Q&A session & Quiz

Delivered by: Forward Leeds

All  day For Forward Leeds staff only Forward Leeds will have the opportunity to take part in a quiz, enhance there current understanding through the safeguarding displays and learn more about best practice through a Q & A session with FDAC members of staff.

Armley Park Court, Kirkgate & Irford House

No booking required