Safeguarding events

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

Complete our Safeguarding Awareness Week template if you want to offer an event.

If you work or volunteer for a partner organisation of the council, please find out more information about our events on POD.

Events for the public

Keep checking this webpage - we'll be adding more events soon.

Monday 16 November

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Tuesday 17 November

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Wednesday 18 November

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Thursday 19 November

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Friday 20 November

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Events for workers, volunteers and professionals

Monday 16 November

Learning from local and national Safeguarding Adults reviews

1pm to 4pm

Microsoft Teams - diary invite will be issued

Cath Erine

Learning outcomes

  • Examine the learning from local and national SAR’s and local lessons learnt reviews
  • Evaluate impact on practice
  • Consider the need for additional guidance or training

The event will summarise local SAR’s and lessons learnt and SAR’s from other areas of the country. This will include – transitions, modern slavery, self neglect and hoarding, abuse in care settings.

You can book on this event through POD.

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Tuesday 17 November

Vulnerability in the Energy Market training webinar

9.30am to 12pm

Registration 9.15am

Zoom - joining instructions will be uploaded soon

The fuel poverty charity National Energy Action.

This webinar is designed for frontline staff and volunteers based in Barnsley who work with people who are vulnerable / potentially vulnerable and require additional support but are unaware of the support provided by the fuel suppliers and others.

Contact energy@barnsley.gov.uk to book onto the Fuel poverty webinar. 

Domestic abuse information session – coercive control, impact on children and male victims

10am to 12pm

Microsoft Teams - diary invite will be issued

South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust

The West Yorkshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Quality Mark (WYDVAQM) is to promote consistent and high quality service provision to women, children and men affected by domestic violence and abuse (DVA) and to encourage agencies, employers and community organisations to make tackling domestic violence and abuse their business.

This training session has a focus on domestic abuse and the impact on children, coercive control and male victims. The Quality Mark is awarded to the SWYPFT safeguarding team; attendees at the training will receive a certificate of attendance. The WYDVAQM contains information that is pertinent to both West and South Yorkshire.

To book on the event email ndadmin@swyt.nhs.uk or call 01924 316175.

Exploitation of young adults

Session one 9.30am to 11am

Session two 11.15am to 12.30pm

Session three 1pm to 2.15pm

Virtual conference

Various providers

One course with three sessions. option to request a place on all three or just one. via POD

Session one - Exploitation and transition into adulthood with Steve Baguley and Kay Wallace. 

Session two - County lines, child exploitation and missing children run by Emma Bloodworth from South Yorkshire Police. 

Session three - Doncaster Safeguarding Adults Review Adult K - Transitions and sexual exploitation and modern slavery with Shabnum Amin and Angelique Chopping. 

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Wednesday 18 November

Working with adults who self-neglect and/or hoard

9.30am to 12.30pm

Microsoft Teams - diary invite will be issued

Cath Erine

This webinar is for workers or volunteers  working with adults who self-neglect and/or hoard.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe self neglect and hoarding and is impact on the adult and others.
  • Outline the key principles of the self-neglect and hoarding policy.
  • Explain which cases would require a multi-agency response.
  • Describe how to make a self-neglect and/or hoard referral.
  • Explore the role of agencies in managing self neglect and hoarding.

What you need to know to produce high quality safeguarding adults concerns


2pm to 4.30pm

Microsoft Teams - diary invite will be issued

Cath Erine

This webinar is for workers or volunteers who will be sharing safeguarding adults concerns with adult social care in Barnsley.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explore the principles of making safeguarding personal and assess how they impact on your responsibilities when raising safeguarding concerns.
  • Describe when concerns can be raised without the consent of the adult.
  • Explain the methods available to share concerns and what feedback you should receive from adult social care.

You can book on this event through POD.

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Thursday 19 November

Fuel poverty and health training webinar 9.30am to 12pm

Registration 9.15am
Zoom - joining instructions will be uploaded soon The fuel poverty charity National Energy Action. This webinar is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about fuel poverty, its causes and links with physical and mental wellbeing.

Contact energy@barnsley.gov.uk to book onto the Fuel poverty webinar. 

What you need to know to produce high quality safeguarding adults concerns


9.30am to 12.30pm

Microsoft Teams - diary invite will be issued

Cath Erine

This webinar is for workers or volunteers who will be sharing safeguarding adults concerns with adult social care in Barnsley.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explore the principles of making safeguarding personal and assess how they impact on your responsibilities when raising safeguarding concerns.
  • Describe when concerns can be raised without the consent of the adult.
  • Explain the methods available to share concerns and what feedback you should receive from adult social care.

You can book on this event through POD.

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Friday 20 November

Fraud - the secret crime (session one)

9.15am to 12.30pm

Skype - diary invite will be issued

South Yorkshire Police

Session for staff or volunteers who visit adults in their own homes. This session will incorporate information about the various types of fraud affecting vulnerable adults, including emerging threats, existing themes, MOs of offenders and advice on reducing the risk of becoming a victim.

You can book on this event through POD.

Working with refugees

9.30am to 11.30am 

Online

Stefan Robert, Migration Yorkshire

The session will last up to 2 hours max. and we will be able to cover a variety of topics such as:

  • Routes to protection - asylum process, resettlement and family reunion
  • Understanding refugee status and entitlements
  • The refugee move-on period
  • Challenges and barriers to refugee integration.

You can book on this event through POD.

Fraud - the secret crime (session two)

1.30pm to 4.30pm

Skype - diary invite will be issued

South Yorkshire Police

Session for staff or volunteers who visit adults in their own homes. This session will incorporate information about the various types of fraud affecting vulnerable adults, including emerging threats, existing themes, MOs of offenders and advice on reducing the risk of becoming a victim.

You can book on this event through POD.

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