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Safeguarding
Courses & Training.

Breaking The Cycle offer a wide range of innovative, engaging high quality courses created around Safeguarding. All of our course can be delivered both face to face and virtually.

Safeguarding Courses.

Breaking The Cycle has years of direct experience managing high risk safeguarding matters and we seek to share our knowledge and increase participants confidence with an aim of improving outcomes in a more proactive way.

We wish to reduce the number of safeguarding issues using evidence-based models including Signs of Safety, Social Pedagogy, and the Internal/External Locus of Control in a manner which utilises Positive Risk to empower and develop the individual.

Our training can cover a range of levels for Safeguarding, Signs of Safety and Professional Boundaries in order to ensure your service is inspection ready and delivers great outcomes.

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Overview of our courses.

individuals at Risk of Sexual Exploitation

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle has designed this package to raise awareness of the issues surrounding children at risk of sexual exploitation and how adults in a caring role can understand and react. The course will provide parents, carers and staff with a clear understanding of the dysfunctional cycles that lead to this behaviour and the psychological and bio-medical elements that impact on it. For participants it will also increase confidence and knowledge to facilitate much more effective and holistic risk management and treatment.
The course aims to demystify what can be considered a complex process and provide staff with the confidence to manage issues of sexual exploitation and be clear on what action is required to manage risk effectively in a holistic, social pedagogic fashion.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what Sexual-Exploitation is
  • What might cause a young person to indulge in such risky behaviour
  • Explore ways that carers might be able to help a young person to control their behaviour
  • Identify other available, useful and helpful resources
  • Understand the role that Social Pedagogy can assist in building holistic meaningful relationships
motivational interviewing

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle can design a bespoke package to cover all areas of risk management covering harm to others, self and simply the risk of avoiding negative outcomes for service users. This course will explore initial assessments and how they feed into risk management plans. This training culminates in how to devise an effective exit plan which is person-centred, that works towards successful outcomes. Risk management and effective planning and assessment are key to success for all organisations and any plans should seek to empower professionals to make decisions which fit with ‘defensible practice’ and effective strategies. This training will provide participants with an understanding of Social Pedagogy and how to underpin these principles within the areas of assessment, risk management and exit planning. .

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Social Pedagogy and person-centered assessment
  • Understanding the principles of effective risk management and defensible decision making
  • Developing effective exit plans
  • Gaining an appreciation of risk models and principles which can be embedded into current organisational processes and procedures
Hoarding and self neglect

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle can design a bespoke package to cover all areas of risk management covering harm to others, self and simply the risk of avoiding negative outcomes for service users. This course will explore initial assessments and how they feed into risk management plans. This training culminates in how to devise an effective exit plan which is person-centred, that works towards successful outcomes. Risk management and effective planning and assessment are key to success for all organisations and any plans should seek to empower professionals to make decisions which fit with ‘defensible practice’ and effective strategies. This training will provide participants with an understanding of Social Pedagogy and how to underpin these principles within the areas of assessment, risk management and exit planning. .

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Social Pedagogy and person-centered assessment
  • Understanding the principles of effective risk management and defensible decision making
  • Developing effective exit plans
  • Gaining an appreciation of risk models and principles which can be embedded into current organisational processes and procedures
modern day slavery & trafficking

Course Aims
This course was designed in order for participants to understand the processes and key principles of attachment. It is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the research and the methodology of attachment and how it can be applied in a caring environment. The course will provide staff with a clear understanding of the benefits of understanding attachment and how they can achieve better outcomes for young people and support adults who have suffered negative issues surrounding attachment.
The course uses research to provide participants with a complete understanding of the indicators of negative attachment. It also looks to explore the long term effects of both positive and negative attachment and how to develop appropriate relationships in order to achieve better outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principals of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development
  • Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated
  • Understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours
  • Understand how foster carers can help children with attachment difficulties
Children's Safeguarding / signs of safety

Course Aims
Breaking The Cycle can design a bespoke package to cover all areas of safeguarding including those at risk of sexual exploitation, trafficking and simply the risk of avoiding negative outcomes for all. This course will explore initial assessments and how they feed into risk management plans. This training culminates in how to devise an effective exit plan which is person-centred and works towards successful outcomes addressing medium and long term safeguarding concerns as well as managing short term risk. Safeguarding management, effective planning and assessment are key to success for all organisations and any plans should seek to empower professionals to make decisions which fit with ‘defensible decision making’ and effective practice utilising a multi-agency approach. This training will provide participants with an understanding of Social Pedagogy and how to underpin these principles within the areas of assessment, risk safeguarding and exit planning. The success of such an approach can be evidenced in many areas of Europe and has been adopted nationally through organisations such as Derbyshire Looked After Children. This course aims to provide professionals with the skills and tools to confidently manage such a challenging area of business and is built upon reflective practice to enable positive outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Social Pedagogy and person-centered assessment
  • Understanding the principles of effective safeguarding management and defensible decision making
  • Developing effective exit plans which aim to develop the internal Locus of Control
  • Gaining an appreciation of risk models and principles which can be embedded into current
    organisa-tional processes and procedures
  • To recognise the key signs of Sexual Exploitation and trafficking in order to develop strategies for change
  • To understand how the internal and external Locus of Control model is used to enhance risk man-agement tools
adults safeguarding

Course Aims
This course was designed in order for participants to understand the processes and key principles of attachment. It is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the research and the methodology of attachment and how it can be applied in a caring environment. The course will provide staff with a clear understanding of the benefits of understanding attachment and how they can achieve better outcomes for young people and support adults who have suffered negative issues surrounding attachment.
The course uses research to provide participants with a complete understanding of the indicators of negative attachment. It also looks to explore the long term effects of both positive and negative attachment and how to develop appropriate relationships in order to achieve better outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principals of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development
  • Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated
  • Understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours
  • Understand how foster carers can help children with attachment difficulties
bespoke training packages

Course Aims
This course was designed in order for participants to understand the processes and key principles of attachment. It is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the research and the methodology of attachment and how it can be applied in a caring environment. The course will provide staff with a clear understanding of the benefits of understanding attachment and how they can achieve better outcomes for young people and support adults who have suffered negative issues surrounding attachment.
The course uses research to provide participants with a complete understanding of the indicators of negative attachment. It also looks to explore the long term effects of both positive and negative attachment and how to develop appropriate relationships in order to achieve better outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principals of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development
  • Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated
  • Understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours
  • Understand how foster carers can help children with attachment difficulties

Testimonials

“I now feel much more confident in dealing with such a complex and difficult area”

Youth Offending Service Case Manager

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