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Regional Training Events

All of our Church Training events can be found on EventBrite

We offer the following courses 

“Safe&Sound” Safeguarding Roadshow Events – 1 days training

To provide strategic Church Leaders, Church Officers, Trustees  & DSL’s with the information that they need, to ensure that their approach to safeguarding, including policies procedure systems and the development of a positive and healthy culture is compliant with latest legislation and guidance and biblically faithful. We cover:

    • Effective policies, procedures and systems
    • Developing a healthy and protective culture
    • Effective staff and volunteer recruitment
    • Developing confidence and competence
    • Effective auditing of systems and processes
    • Ensuring effective accountability for all
    • Integration of all of the above elements to create a healthy culture & a safe environment
    • Cost: £65 per person including a light lunch

    • London 17th May 2019
      • Kings Centre Coppard Gardens Chessington KT9 2GZ
    • Manchester 22nd May 2019
      • Emmanuel Community Church 55 Green Lane Stockport SK4 3LH
    • Cambridge 27th June 2019
      • Eden Baptist Church 1 Fitzroy Street Cambridge CB11ER
  • Essential Awareness in Safeguarding for all staff and volunteers 1 full days session. 
  • Cost: £60 per person including a light lunch.
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Person Training 1 Full day

This focuses on DSL’s at an operational level and is around roles and responsibilities and how DSL’s should carry out their functions. It includes

  • the responsibilities of the safeguarding lead from a biblical perspective and an evangelical frame of reference.
  • It addresses all of the key areas that the designated person needs to understand, including:
    • understanding safeguarding and abuse,
    • responding appropriately to concerns of allegations of abuse,
    • supporting staff and volunteers in the discharge of their duties,
    • working confidently and competently with local statutory services,
    • the importance of effective systems,
    • the importance of culture managing concerns and referrals etc
      • Cost: £75 per person including a light Lunch 
  • Mental Health Awareness for Churches Training 1 full day 
    • Cost £55 per person including a light lunch

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Our Mental Health Awareness session is a full days training covering the sensitive issues around mental health, addressing the stigma, uncertainty and the fear that is often present in some of our churches.

We seek to help churches, in a safe and nurturing environment to talk through mental health from a biblical perspective and we facilitate open conversations around some of those concerns and apply principles in ways to support and to help and encourage.

We cover topics such as

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Suicide
  • Self harm
  • Eating disorders 
  • Bi Polar and Psychosis
  • Dementia

We aim to make our training as cost effective for churches as possible, we can be flexible with delivery for example

  • Local Churches could share costs with each other
  • Discounted or free places if your church is used as a venue
  • In 2019 we will be offering Train the Trainer package to churches 

We are keen to spread the network of training wide and would really appreciate any offers from churches or organisations who would be willing to rent out some space to us so we can

  • add more events 
  • recruit more trainers
  • Increase the Christian Safeguarding Services Trainer’s Network.