This course assists churches, places of worship, and organisations to develop a broad and sound understanding of the safeguarding task specifically in relation to adults at risk of harm. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary tools to create robust safeguarding arrangements. Anyone who works or volunteers directly with adults or in adult focused ministries will benefit such as; counsellors, pastoral workers, debt advisers, prayer ministry teams, street pastors.
This course should be viewed as the first step before moving on to any of our advanced and specialist modules.
This interactive webinar lasts 2.5 hours and is delivered over a morning, afternoon or evening.
The course will be presented by one of our team of professional and experienced trainers and will include presentation slides, film clips and small group exercises to help delegates learn the content effectively. As a foundation level course it is designed to be accessible by anyone at any level of the safeguarding learning journey.
The course covers the following four modules:
If you are a listed contact of one of our members, your discount will be applied automatically at checkout. If your organisation is a member but you are not the listed contact, you will need to obtain the discount code from the listed contact; this can then be applied at checkout.
Safeguarding adults and the legal context
- Messages from research
- Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act (2014)
- How we define adults at risk
- Categories of adult abuse
- Six key outcomes outlined in the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014
- Mental Capacity Act (2005)
Who is at risk and who are the perpetrators?
- Who is at risk?
- Who are the perpetrators?
- Making safeguarding personal
- Identifying signs and indicators of abuse
Signs and indicators of abuse and responding well
- Your unique role and the role of the safeguarding coordinator.
- Signs and indicators of abuse.
- Responding to concerns or a disclosure of abuse.
Safer practice, policies and procedures
- Policies and procedures
- Responding well to concerns and disclosures of abuse
- When to report
- Safer recruitment
- Managing risk