Child protection supervision skills training

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£1125 per person


Face-to-face training enabling you to gain the safeguarding supervision skills you need to protect children and support staff in their role

Gain the supervisory skills you need for a safeguarding and child protection-based role.

Taught by experienced professionals, this five-day course will help you learn how to support staff with any safeguarding and child protection concerns they may have, and make sure child-centred activities are delivered safely.

What will I learn?

In this classroom-based training course, you’ll learn how to:

  • identify the purpose of supervision, with reference to safeguarding work
  • explain the different models of supervision and their relationship to practice and safeguarding outcomes
  • apply principles of adult learning to your own supervision practice
  • practice supervisory skills and deliver group supervision
  • evaluate your own performance to apply your learning to real life situations and improve your supervisory practice
  • recognise some of the unhealthy processes in supervision which may result in dangerous practice.

Benefits of the course

  • Delivered by expert trainers who are at hand to answer any questions you may have.
  • Covers in-depth information around supervision and child protection across five days.
  • Packed with a variety of practical exercises to help you learn such as discussions, group work and role playing.
  • Time to reflect and apply what you have learnt in your first three days of training to your own supervision practice before coming back for module two later.
  • Dedicated and neutral learning space so you can learn without distraction.
  • Receive a personalised certificate of completion.

Who is this course for?

The Child protection supervision skills course is for people who are new to a safeguarding and child protection supervisory role, but have previously attended an introductory level course.

People who have taken this course include:

  • named safeguarding nurses
  • health practitioners
  • midwives
  • child protection officers
  • education and local authority organisations
  • staff with line management responsibilities such as supervising and supporting practitioners who have contact with children and families.

Why take your training with the NSPCC?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day.

As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we understand the issues organisations and people working with children can face. That’s why professionals trust us to provide the support, training and resources they need to help protect the children and young people they work with.

Our highly-rated training courses are developed by experts. We work with a number of organisations, experienced consultants and subject matter experts in a range of sectors to develop courses that are clear, easy-to-use, up-to-date and in line with the latest statutory guidance, and tailored to your needs.

And as a charity, income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.

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“We listened, we were listened to, we were valued and encouraged and supported throughout. Excellent three days -thank you!”

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