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Code: BFS/21/107 EARLY YEARS Designated Safeguarding Lead / Advanced Child Protection (2 x 3 hour sessions) - FULLY BOOKED (EVENT FULL)

This virtual learning is for all Designated leads/team members responsible for Safeguarding in an Early Years setting.

Those who can attend are people working:

  • Nurseries
  • Pre-schools
  • Childminders
  • Nannies
  • Early Years Register
  • Those working with 0-8 years provision

You need to be available to join virtual learning on both days (19 & 20 May 2021).  You also need to have access to a PC or laptop or iPad and the internet to be able to join in this learning.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 May 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Online Map
2 20 May 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Online Map

Code: BFS/21/64 Prevent training for front-line teams (Barnet Family Services Staff only)

Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP)

This Prevent course is specifically aimed at supporting frontline social care staff in understanding the Prevent duty as it relates to safeguarding, what makes children vulnerable, and how to identify risks and report concerns. It will include both core government-approved training and the opportunity for a Q&A and wider discussion. The session lasts 90 minutes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 May 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Online Map

Code: BFS/21/89 Solution Focused Practice Level 2 (BICS Team only) (EVENT FULL)

Solution Focused Practice refers to a conversational process for generating positive change. It can be used as therapy, coaching, team building, in fact, in any situation where improvement is being sought. The BRIEF Certificate course will focus primarily on therapy and coaching but will be flexible enough to stretch to other arenas in order to meet course members individual needs.

Solution Focused Practice can be summarised as four questions each of which is the starting point for a series of supplementary questions which, put together, make a Solution Focused conversation.

1. What are your best hopes from our talking?
This part of the conversation is intended to clarify the client’s desired outcome and until this is agreed no further questions are possible.

2. Imagine that you wake up tomorrow and all your hopes from our talking have been realised what will be different in your life?
This part of the conversation seeks to draw out as detailed a description as possible of the client’s life if the desired outcome is achieved.

3.Let’s have a 0 – 10 scale where 10 = your desired outcome has been achieved and 0 = the opposite where would you say you are now?
This question begins that part of the conversation aimed at discovering what the client is already doing or has done in the past that might prove helpful in achieving the hoped-for future.

4.What’s better?
This is the question we ask at the beginning of second and subsequent sessions. It seeks to discover and build on anything the client has done which might be seen as part of the desired future.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 May 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Virtual Learning Map
2 20 May 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Virtual Learning Map

Code: BFS/21/79 Working with Children aged 0-10 and their Families - Workshop 3 of 4

Workshop 3 of 4: Working with children and young people

11-18 programme for Children and Families Practitioners working with young people (11-18) will comprise a series of four one day workshops and four practice and coaching sessions






Summary of learning outcomes

Each workshop and practice and coaching session is mapped against the Post-qualifying

standard: Knowledge and skills statement for child and family practitioners (DfE, May 2018).

Participants will learn how to:

• analyse patterns of strengths and difficulties across the range of children’s

developmental needs, parenting capacity, and family and environmental factors

• working with children, young people and their parents/caregivers to set goals, make

plans for intervention and deciding how to measure the impact of interventions over


• work with parents/caregivers who have been responsible for physically, sexually or

emotionally abusive actions towards their children/young people, have neglected

their care, or have exposed them to domestic violence, drug and alcohol misuse and

parental mental health problems.

• work with children and young people to address the emotional, behavioural and

developmental impairments associated with being exposed to abusive and neglectful


• working with children and young people who are showing disruptive behaviour


• help parents/caregivers understand the factors that lead children/young people to

behave in a disruptive fashion, to misbehave, and to find ways to change this



Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 May 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Virtual Learning Map