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Free Safeguarding Briefings and Workshops

The HSCP Partnership Support Team run various themed briefings and workshops for the multi-agency workforce. The content is regularly updated to include new HSCP initiatives, emerging safeguarding issues and suggestions from delegates attending previous events.

Please note that all enquires regarding these briefings and workshops should be directed to the HSCP Partnership Support Team: hscp@hants.gov.uk or call 01962 876355.

HSCP have produced a Training Brochure which outlines the HSCP training offer for professionals in 2019/20.

HSCP Regional Practitioner Forums

We are pleased to announce the next round of HSCP Regional Practitioner Forums which will take place between May and June 2019.

The Regional Practitioner Forums are led by managers and staff from the Partnership’s Partnership Support Team and partner agencies. It is free to attend and open to front-line professionals working across all agencies/organisations who work with children and their families in the Hampshire Local Authority Area.

The session will provide an opportunity for front-line professionals to be briefed on initiatives and products from the Partnership whilst providing an opportunity for practitioners to provide feedback on work in their area. The sessions will cover:

  • An overview of the newly commissioned Domestic Abuse Services for Hampshire (Public Health & Stop Domestic Abuse)
  • A briefing on the implementation of the ‘Hampshire Approach’ within children’s services
  • The Family Approach Toolkit
  • Updates on HSCP initiatives, policy changes etc.
  • Practitioner open forum and feedback

Please follow the links below to book a place:

Monday 10 June 2019, 09:30 – 12:30 – Havant Civic Offices

Hampshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Workshop

This workshop, led by managers and staff from the Hampshire MASH, is open to all levels of staff working across all agencies / organisations who work with children and their families in Hampshire. The workshop will provide attendees with an overview of:

  • The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) – its purpose and how it operates;
  • How professionals from any agency or organisation can refer information into the MASH, and, when it is appropriate to do so;
  • Thresholds and guidance on submitting a good quality contact/referral;
  • What happens to your information when it is received by the MASH;
  • How, and when, the MASH provide referrer feedback to those who have provided information;
  • Attendee opportunity for Q&A.

The workshop is interactive and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to MASH staff.

There are currently no MASH Workshops scheduled. Please check back for future dates.

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) offer free training to their partner agencies. In the case of non-attendance or cancellation within 48 hours of these workshops and briefings, a fee of £30 will be incurred. This fee will be waived if a substitute delegate is sent instead but you must cancel your place via the Eventbrite system and ask your colleague to reapply for a place via Eventbrite. In the event this is not possible, any cancellations must be sent in writing to hscb@hants.gov.uk.