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Webinars, Podcasts


Understanding DBS: a virtual briefing

June 20th, 9.30 - 11.00am

This virtual briefing, led by Wiltshire Police, will provide an overview of how Enhanced DBS Applications are assessed and processed by the Wiltshire Police’s DBS Unit ad provide an opportunity for you to increase your understanding of the process. 

This is suitable for any practitioner who works with children, young people and their families and vulnerable adults.

To book on this course go to: Wiltshire Safeguarding Vulnerable People Partnership (SVPP) - Booking Training

GCP2 (Graded Care Profile 2)

7th July and 26th September

This course will provide training on use of this tool to assess parenting capacity and neglect.  Only those who have completed this course can use the tool.

This is suitable for any practitioner working with children and their families and in particular Health Visitors, Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Outreach Workers, DSLs and Pastoral Support Staff in schools.

To book on this course go to: Wiltshire Safeguarding Vulnerable People Partnership (SVPP) - Booking Training

Free Virtual Adolescent Safeguarding Learning Event

14th July 2022 10.00 - 12.00

In 2021, Dorset, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Authorities submitted a joint bid to the Department for Education to support the development of themed areas of work in relation to adolescent safeguarding.

Each area has been pilotin

g innovative approaches to safeguarding adolescents using a contextual safeguarding evidence-based response.

This event will be an opportunity to find out more about the developmental work happening in each area, sharing of best practice and the learning so far on the following themes:    

  • Education as protection
  • Families
  • Reachable/teachable moments

Who should attend this event? This is relevant to all professionals who are involved in safeguarding adolescents, working within the local authority areas of Dorset, Swindon and Wiltshire and the wider safeguarding partnerships.

This event will be hosted on MS teams.

To book a place please click on this link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/adolescent-safeguarding-learning-event-tickets-335214304007

Podcasting imagePodcasts

Local Government Chronicle editor Nick Golding talks to Jill Colbert, chief executive at Together For Children and Defence Children's Services; Steve Crocker, president for Association of Directors of Children's Services and David Ayre, partner, Local Government at TPXimpact to discuss the rising demand and cost for children and young people's services.

How can councils effectively run and set a precedent for giving vulnerable children the best start in life? Are early intervention systems synergised with other council services?

Click here to listen to the podcast 

Recorded Learning Events

Missed an event?  No problem, please see all recorded learning events listed below.  Recordings can be accessed through the SVPP learning management system and will require users to have an account.  The system can be accessed here.  

SVPP Recording Multi-agency Learning Events Policy