This training is for people who will be using the Signs of Safety approach in their day-to-day work with children, young people and their families or carers. It is also relevant for people who will be supervising others who are using the approach. The two day Signs of Safety Introduction training is provided by accredited external trainers and places are limited. Key Integrated Children's Services staff to attend are those who chair key meetings and who undertake statutory assessments gathering information from other agencies and where the outcome has a considerable impact on the life of a child/family.
Course Duration: Two days
Course Aims: This training provides practitioners and managers with the skills and knowledge to be able to start to use the Signs of Safety approach in their practice.
Learning Outcomes - The course will cover:
•An introduction to Signs of Safety Assessment and Planning framework.
•The history of the creation and evolution of the approach.
•An interactive demonstration of the framework and questioning.
•Practice Mapping in groups.
•An introduction to Safety Planning
•Involving children with the "3 houses" and the" safety house".
•Using Words and Pictures explanations.