Training and resources

The LSCP Multi-agency Safeguarding Children Training Programme

COVID-19 update

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Local Safeguarding Children Partnership is working to adapt the safeguarding children training offer. The following workshops will be delivered online and bookings are now open.

This is a changing situation and we will review this regularly.

If you have any questions about safeguarding training please contact us at or call on 0208 753 5317.

Visit our e-learning webpage for other free online safeguarding workshops.

Child Sexual Exploitation CSE: A Trauma Focused Approach (online):

Book a place at the Child Sexual Exploitation (online) workshop via Eventbrite

Instructions for how to join using Microsoft Teams will be sent to delegates who secure a place.

This online workshop (10am to 3pm) will increase participants awareness of sexual exploitation as a form of sexual abuse, enabling them to identify vulnerability and risks indicators to better enhance practitioners’ ability to safeguard young people at risk of CSE.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the workshop, participants will have:

  • Discussed own and society’s attitudes, beliefs and values to young women, sexual activity and sexual exploitation
  • Defined child sexual exploitation
  • Increased awareness of what makes young women / people vulnerable to sexual exploitation
  • Increased awareness of the global impact of trauma as a consequence of CSE from a neuroscience perspective.
  • Increased awareness of the clinical conceptualizations related to impact of trauma 
  • Be aware of the law, guidance, policies and procedures relating to sexual exploitation and young women / people


Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference MARAC (online) workshop

Book a place on the MARAC (online) workshop via Eventbrite

Instructions for how to join using Microsoft Teams will be sent to delegates who secure a place.

A virtual half-day (9.30am to 1pm) workshop session for practitioners from RBKC, WCC & LBHF agencies who may refer to MARAC.


To increase awareness of frontline staff and managers on:

  • The dynamics of domestic abuse;
  • Domestic abuse risk assessment, including the SafeLives DASH Risk Indicator Checklist (RIC);
  • The MARAC process.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the session, participants will feel more skilled and confident in understanding:

  1. The dynamics of domestic abuse;
  2. What constitutes a high-risk domestic abuse case;
  3. The scope and purpose of the MARAC, including how the MARAC fits alongside the on-going risk reduction work of frontline agencies;
  4. How to refer to the MARAC.


Safeguarding Children: Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control 


Meet the LADO Workshop (online) - 8 June 2020; 10am - 12pm

Instructions for how to join using Microsoft Teams will be sent to delegates who secure a place.

This 2-hour workshop, delivered by the Local Authority Designated Officers (for LBHF, RBKC and WCC) provides an introduction to the process by which allegations against professionals and volunteers are managed.

Delegates will be guided through when they should consult and/or refer to the LADO services, and what the next steps in the process are. Delegates will also made aware of what their roles and responsibilities are.

The workshop It is suitable for managers, deputy managers, governors and trustees.

This workshop touches on some areas from the Safer Recruitment workshop but it is not a replacement for that workshop.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the workshop, delegates will: 

• Understand the legal framework for safeguarding in a professional context and the role of the LADO

• Explore how allegations against professionals are managed

• Understand how to make a referral to the LADO and what information needs to be shared and considered.


Safer Recruitment Workshop (online) - 4 June 2020; 10am - 16.30pm

Instructions for how to join using Microsoft Teams will be sent to delegates who secure a place.

This full-day workshop (delivered in x4 90 min sessions) is accredited by the Lucy Faithfull foundation and is suitable for managers and HR staff, including those who are involved in recruiting. The workshop provides a comprehensive approach to recruiting which aims to reduce the risk of unsuitable people gaining access to children through employment or voluntary work.  (please note this workshop is aimed at staff working in education sector but the general principles are applicable to any section of the children's workforce).

The workshop highlights a model of sex-offender’s behaviour which is then applied to the recruitment process to show how organisations can work towards preventing offenders from working in their setting. This workshop also explores how organisations can create an ongoing culture of vigilance and support staff to ensure this is organisation-wide.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the workshop, delegates will: 

• Have an awareness of the need for safer recruitment

• Be aware of the means by which unsuitable people can gain access to children and vulnerable people

• Be aware of the means by which safer recruitment can be achieved

• Be aware of the processes for handling allegations against staff in order that staff have the confidence to identify those who may pose a risk to children and vulnerable people, and so that staff will know what to do if/when they have to deal with these issues.



Suggest a course or ask a question

The training calendar and how to book guide should take you through everything you need to know. But if you have a question it can't answer or want to suggest further courses that can be delivered for a multi-agency audience please do contact us.

Darren Williams
LSCP Learning and Development Administrator
Telephone: 020 8753 5317

Are you worried about a child or young person?

If you want to report any abuse or discuss concerns in relation to children and young people please contact:

Hammersmith and Fulham - tel: 020 8753 6610
Kensington and Chelsea - or tel: 020 7361 3013
Westminster - or tel: 020 7641 4000

In an emergency call the police on 999.