Safeguarding events

We've got a range of events and training planned for Safeguarding Awareness Week this year. 

Events are free, but you need to reserve a place for some. Find out more, including how to book, below.

Events for the public

All week (9 to 14 July)

What's happening Where Run by Additional information
Safeguarding awareness raising GP surgeries across Barnsley CCG General information available to raise awareness of safeguarding.
Safeguarding awareness raising stall Barnsley Hospital BHNFT and BMBC Safeguarding information stall in the dining hall each day.
Child employment safeguarding awareness Schools, businesses and Barnsley Central Library BMBC Information and advice around child employment and responsibilities. Information packs will be available from Barnsley Central Library.
World Cup campaign Licensed venues across Barnsley Barnsley Recovery Steps Joint campaign with IDAS domestic violence service. Highlights consequences of excessive drinking during world cup which can sometimes result in violence. Radio adverts, and posters, postcards, beer mats in licensed premises.

Monday 9 July 2018

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Public health information stall 9am to 5pm Town Hall BMBC Health protection information available around cancer prevention and flu.
SAW18 launch event 9.15am to 1pm Barnsley College, Old Mill Lane BMBC Launch event for this year's Safeguarding Awareness Week.
Request to book by email.
Safeguarding support for young people 6.30pm to 8.30pm Wombwell IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 11 to 13 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 6.30pm to 8.30pm Dearne IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 11 to 12 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.

Tuesday 10 July 2018

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
All about safeguarding event 10am to 3pm Barnsley Transport Interchange Various Fnd out about safeguarding adults and children in Barnsley from a range of services in the borough. There's also the opportunity to ask provider's questions around safeguarding topics.
Age UK coffee morning 10am to 12pm Age UK Barnsley's Cudworth shop Age UK Pop into Age UK Barnsley's Cudworth shop for a cuppa, cake and a chat. We have lots of information about safeguarding and scams and we can put you in touch with our Information and Advice Service who may be able to help you too.
Safeguarding bingo 1pm Heather Court, Bolton upon Dearne Berneslai Homes Social event for residents of Heather Court to meet, chat, have a coffee and play a game of safeguarding-themed bingo.
Meet the board 2pm to 4pm Town Hall BMBC Opportunity to meet members of the Barnsley Adult and Children's Safeguarding Board, and Safer Barnsley Partnerships Board.
Using social media safely and Skype 2pm to 4pm Newsome Vale, Wombwell BMBC Awareness session for residents of Newsome Vale living complex about how to sign up and use social media safely, as well as Skype for video calling friends and family.
Safeguarding support for young people 6.30pm to 8.30pm Penistone IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 11 to 13 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Komplex Youth Centre, Kirk Balk School, Hoyland BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.

Wednesday 11 July 2018

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Age UK coffee morning 10am to 12pm Age UK Barnsley's Wombwell shop Age UK Pop into Age UK Barnsley's Wombwell shop for a cuppa, cake and a chat. We have lots of information about safeguarding and scams and we can put you in touch with our Information and Advice Service who may be able to help you too.
Safeguarding bingo 10am Hudson Haven, Wombwell Berneslai Homes Social event for residents of Hudson Haven to meet, chat, have a coffee and play a game of safeguarding-themed bingo.
Safe Places treasure hunt 10.30am to 12.30pm Meet at Barnsley Interchange BMBC and Cloverleaf This event, for Barnsley Safe Places scheme card holders, includes a walk around the town centre to highlight where Safe Places are.
Girls and gang culture 11am to 12pm Quarry View, Smithies Lane, Barnsley Centrepoint Workshop around why girls join gangs, delivered by a guest speaker. The event will include a question and answer session following the workshop.
Book attendance by calling Centrepoint on 020 7423 6841.
Using social media safely and Skype 2pm to 4.30pm Lavender Court, Kendray BMBC Awareness session for residents of Lavender Court living complex about how to sign up and use social media safely, as well as Skype for video calling friends and family.
Safeguarding support for young people 6.30pm to 8.30pm Komplex Youth Centre, Kirk Balk School, Hoyland BMBC This session, aimed at 11 to 13 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 6.30pm to 8.30pm Cudworth IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 11 to 12 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Penistone Market area BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Ozone (next to Barnsley Football Club ticket office) BMBC This session, aimed at 11 to 12 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Oakdale Park, Worsbrough BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.

Thursday 12 July 2018

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Adult safeguarding awareness event  10am to 12pm  Tesco, Stairfoot  BMBC Find out about safeguarding adults in Barnsley, and about some of the services available in the borough through a range of partners.
Using social media safely and Skype 2pm to 4.30pm Cherry Tree Court, Goldthorpe BMBC Awareness session for residents of Cherry Tree Court living complex about how to sign up and use social media safely, as well as Skype for video calling friends and family.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Penistone IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Cudworth IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Wombwell IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.
Safeguarding support for young people 7pm to 9pm Dearne IKIC centre BMBC This session, aimed at 13 to 19 year olds, offers support around a range of safeguarding topics - internet safety, risky behaviours, relationships, bullying and gang violence. You can drop in any time for advice.

Friday 13 July 2018

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Adult safeguarding awareness event  10am to 12pm  Tesco, Stairfoot  BMBC Find out about safeguarding adults in Barnsley, and about some of the services available in the borough through a range of partners.

Events for workers, volunteers and professionals

Monday 9 July

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
SAW18 launch event
9.15am to 1pm
Barnsley College, Old Mill Lane
BMBC Launch event for this year's Safeguarding Awareness Week.

Tuesday 10 July

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Graded Care Profile 2 training  9.30am to 4.30pm Town Hall Meeting Room 11  BMBC Training session for professionals to learn about the evaluation of levels of parental care.
What are Advance Directives? How can I use them? 10am to 11am Town Hall Meeting Room 2 BMBC For workers and volunteers who support adults who want to make decisions about their care, treatment, or living arrangements in advance of losing their capacity to make these decisions.
Perinatal mental health awareness and safeguarding  10am to 12pm Kendray Hospital NHS Training session for professionals around mental health during pregnancy and the first year after birth, including mental illness that existed before pregnancy and those that may develop for the first time in the perinatal period.

Wednesday 11 July

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Modern slavery and human trafficking (safeguarding adults)  9.30am to 11am Town Hall Meeting Room 1 BMBC Session for professionals about how to spot the signs and how to safeguard a victim. Jointly delivered by South Yorkshire Police and Barnsley Council Communities colleagues.
Modern slavery and human trafficking (safeguarding children) 
9.30am to 12.30pm
Town Hall  
BMBC Session for professionals providing details of what human trafficking is and the different types. The event will provide details of how to respond appropriately to the victim and make the necessary referral.
Personal experience of being a refugee, and how Barnsley supported me
10am to 12pm
Town Hall Room 12
BMBC Session for workers and volunteers to learn of the personal experiences of being a refugee, and the impact on the wider family. Opportunity to find out how refugees are supported in Barnsley and how you or your organisation can help.
Girls and gang culture 11am to 12pm Quarry View, Smithies Lane, Barnsley Centre
point
Workshop around why girls join gangs, delivered by a guest speaker. The event will include a question and answer session following the workshop.
Book attendance by calling Centrepoint on 020 7423 6841.
Hate and Mate Crime event 
11.15am to 12.45pm 
Town Hall Meeting Room 1 
BMBC This session will help attendees:
  • understand the equality strands
  • be able to identify an incident or crime as hate and/or mate crime
  • understand the impact on victims
  • recognise the reasons for under-reporting and how barriers to reporting can be reduced
  • know how, where and when to report
Drugs awareness seminar  12.30pm to 2pm Gateway Plaza Board Room BMBC Seminar for professionals providing information to enable colleagues to recognise the signs and symptoms of substance misuse. To increase knowledge of the effects of substance misuse and know where to direct people for support.
Learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews 
1pm to 5pm 
Town Hall Meeting Room 11 
BMBC
An opportunity for workers and volunteers to explore Safeguarding Adults reviews into the deaths of adults at risk. The cases outlined will cover adult deaths in care settings, the adults own home, etc to maximise learning.
Preventing radicalisation of children and vulnerable adults
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Town Hall Room 2
BMBC
To explain the purpose of Prevent, the process of radicalisation, how to identify when someone may be vulnerable to radicalisation, how to raise concerns, and what a proportionate response looks like.
Adult safeguarding awareness raising event  
2pm to 4pm 
St John's Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone 
Age UK 
Event for community and voluntary groups, Parish Councils, and projects that are supported through the Penistone Area Council to raise awareness of adult safeguarding in Barnsley.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Lite
3.30pm to 6.30pm
Town Hall Room 14
BMBC

Youth MHFA Lite is an introductory three-hour awareness course offering an overview of young people’s mental health and mental health issues. The course is for everyone and is relevant for people who teach, work, live with and care for 8 to 18 year olds, including young people themselves, although parental consent is required below the age of 16.

Thursday 12 July

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Domestic abuse masterclass  9.30am to 12.30pm Town Hall Reception Room    BMBC This event for professionals is to look beyond the identification of domestic abuse, to explore research behind behaviour in relation to domestic abuse, focus on how domestic abuse impacts on behaviour, and what can be done to aid recovery.
Relationships and Sex Education 10.30am to 12pm Town Hall Room 1 BMBC

This one and a half hour introductory session run by Mark Robinson (RSE coordinator for Spectrum Community Health CIC).  The aim of the session is to improve knowledge of relationships and sex education and identify multi-agency working opportunities.  The session invites Professionals, Family Centre Workers, School Workers, Social Workers. And Clinical Staff that work in secondary education to come and find out about RSE locally and explore best practice when working with young people and what improvements we can make.

Working with adults who self-neglect / hoard 
1pm to 5pm 
Town Hall Meeting Room 1 
BMBC An opportunity to learn about the new self neglect and hoarding policy, and how this can help you to work more effectively with adults who self-neglect and/or hoard.
Domestic abuse masterclass 1.30pm to 4.30pm Town Hall Reception Room BMBC This event for professionals is to look beyond the identification of domestic abuse, to explore research behind behaviour in relation to domestic abuse, focus on how domestic abuse impacts on behaviour, and what can be done to aid recovery.

Friday 13 July

What's happening When Where Run by Additional information
Planning for a warm and healthy winter in Barnsley workshop 9am to 12.30pm Town Hall Reception Room BMBC This workshop for professionals will look into how we can tackle excess winter deaths and cold related diseases in Barnsley. The session will explore the factors and solutions to excess winter deaths in the borough, and develop a collaborative approach to address this.
Attendance is by invitation