Safeguarding Week October 17th to 23rd 2016

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Find all the information you will need to help you get to the launch event and the right events to learn about different aspects of safeguarding on this dedicated page.  Click on the arrow below to hear what Safeguarding Week is about.

Please keep checking this page for updates on events, times and locations.  For details of the events, look inside the programme using this link.

Programme of Events for Calderdale Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards Joint Safeguarding Week October 17th to 23rd 2016 

Lead up to Safeguarding Week

Event: Young Advisors Safeguarding Competition for Children and Young People

For: Children and Young People

When: 18/07/16 – 29/09/16

Where:  Wherever children and young people go

No Need to Book! For more information contact: Jo Heyes, Joanna.heyes@calderdale.gov.uk, 01422 365499, 07771978940

Event: Professionals Standards

For: Taxi and Hackney Carriage drivers and operators

When: 5/10/16, 10:00 – 14:00 and 5/10/16 15:00 – 19:00

Where: The Shay

To Book: Sarah Webster, 01422 288001

Event: Provider Forums: Making Safeguarding personal

For: Care providers: Care Homes

When: 07/10/16, 10:00-12:00

Where: Mereside, Shibden

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: Provider Forums: Making Safeguarding personal

For: Care providers: Home Care

When: 15/10/16, 10:00-12:00

Where: Mereside, Shibden

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: Delivery of the Kaleidoscope Programme and Safeguarding Awareness

For: Abbey Park Pupils, Staff and Parents

When: 10/10/16 – 14/10/16

Where: Abbey Park School

No Need To Book! For Abbey Park pupils, staff and parents only

Event: Mind Your Head: Mental Health Awareness Event for 16 to 24 year olds – NEW! 

For: 16 to 24 year olds

When: 12/10/16, 17:30 – 20:00

Where: Archway, Arden Road, Halifax

To Book: https://mindyourheadhalifax.eventbrite.co.uk

Launch Event

Event: Celebrate the Launch of Safeguarding Week 2016

  • Music from 12pm
  • 12.30pm   Grand Opening!
  • 12.45pm    Opening speeches
  • 1.15pm      Choir
  • 2pm           Dance group
  • 2.30pm     Choir
  • 3pm           Dance group
  • 4pm           Competition Winners Award presentation
  • 4.30pm      Close

For: Everyone working and living in Calderdale

When: 17/10/16, from 12:30 – 16:30

Where: Woolshops, Halifax Town Centre

No Need to Book!

Pop up Shop in the Woolshops

Monday 17th

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society; Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Safeguarding and QA service

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Safeguarding and QA service

Tuesday 18th

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society;  Safeguarding and QA service

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Adult Health &Social Care /Safeguarding Adults Team

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society

Wednesday 19th

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society; Safeguarding and QA team; South West Yorkshire Partnership Trust – providing free advice and Stress Management Taster Sessions; Yorkshire Smokefree

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society; South West Yorkshire Partnership Trust – providing free advice and Stress Management Taster Sessions

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Safeguarding and QA team

Thursday 20th

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society;  Family Support; Voluntary Action Calderdale

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society;  Family Support; Adult Health &Social Care /Safeguarding Adults Team

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Children’s Social Care (MAST/ CSE team), BLAST (support for Boys and Young Men affected by CSE), PACE (support for parents affected by CSE) providing advice and support.

Friday 21st

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society; Safeguarding and QA team; Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society;

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Safeguarding and QA team 

Market Stall at TESCO (King Cross)

Tuesday 18th

10:00 to 12:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Family Support (Face Painting!)

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Family Support (Face Painting!)

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society; Family Support (Face Painting!)

Wednesday 19th

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society; Calderdale Hate Crime Partnership

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society;

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society

Friday 21st

10:00 to 12:00  Alzheimer’s Society; Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

12:00 to 14:00 Alzheimer’s Society;

14:00 to 16:00 Alzheimer’s Society

Market Stall at Todmorden

Thursday 20th October

9:00 to 13:00 

Alzheimer’s Society

Family Support (Face Painting!)

North Bank Forum (Sector Support)

Long Boat Events on Brighouse Canal

Thursday 20th October

10:00 to 12:00 

IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) will be holding free Stress Management taster sessions and providing advice about the support on offer from this service.

 14:00 to 16:00

Kate from the Alzheimer’s Society will be available to speak to any one worried about dementia or about someone with dementia, to offer free advice, speak about the support available locally or arrange for an appointment for people to come in and see someone in the office for more in depth support.

Monday 17th October

Event: SAFER project: Safeguarding against Scams, Frauds and Doorstop Callers – New!

For: Professionals

When: 17/10/16, 10:00 – 11:00

Where: Adult Health and Social Care Offices, Park Rd

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: Market Place Event focusing on NPS’s & Current Trends

For: Staff and Students

When: 17/10/16

Where: Calderdale College

To Book: Jill Norman, 11 Wards End, Halifax, HX1 1BX, 01422 510000, 07738 192589

Event: Find out about Vulnerable Young People’s Panel and Provision

For: Professionals

When: 17/10/16, 13:00 – 16:00

Where: Halifax Library

To Book: Carol Stone/Anne Tully, Carol.stone@calderdale.gov.uk, 01422 392495

Event: Don’t be a Victim of a Scam!New! 

For: Open to All

When: 17/10/16, 14:00 – 15:00

Where: Todmorden Central Methodist Church

To Book: admin@ageuktodmorden.org.uk

Event: Sharing Good Practice for the Self-Audit

For: Early Years Practitioners

When: 17/10/16, 18:30 – 19:30

Where: Little Lou-Beez Nursery, St Peter’s Avenue, Sowerby, HX6 1HB

To Book: Gill Holden/Nicky Everett, Gill.holden@calderdale.gov.uk, 01422 394193

Tuesday 18th October

Event: Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Honour Based Violence Conference

For: Professionals

When: 18/10/16, 9:00 – 13:30

Where: Banqueting Suite, The Shay

To Book: Allison Waddell/Rachel Pickering, Julie.hartley@calderdale.gov.uk, 01422 394108

Event: Childhood Obesity: Supporting Healthier Lifestyles

For: Professionals

When: 18/10/16, 9:30 – 12:00

Where: The Shay, Function Rm 2

To Book: Contact Ebhlin Montgomery and Dale Hipperson, workforcedevelopment@calderdale.gov.uk

Event:  Safeguarding Support & Advice Drop-in: Drop-in anytime between 10-1pm for free advice and support around any safeguarding issues.

For: Public & Not-for-Profit groups

When: 18/10/16, 10:00 – 13:00

Where: Heritage Centre, Todmorden Town Hall

To Book: Steve Blackman, steveb@nbforum.org.uk , 01422 356758

Event: Drug awareness sessions, focusing on NPS’s (New Psychoactive Substances) & Current Trends

For: Open to All

When:  18/10/16, 10:00 – 11:30

Where: Branching Out Office, Wards End, Halifax, HX1 1BX

To Book: Jill Norman, 01422 510000, 07738 192589

Event: Investigating online abuse

For: Front-line Safeguarding Professionals

When: 18/10/2016, 13:00 – 15:00

Where: The Gym, Halifax Police Station

To Book: For more information contact: DC Joel Clayton 01422 337368

Event: Drug awareness sessions, focusing on NPS’s (New Psychoactive Substances) & Current Trends

For: Open to All

When:  18/10/16, 13:00 – 14:30

Where: Branching Out Office, Wards End, Halifax, HX1 1BX

To Book: Jill Norman, 01422 510000, 07738 192589

Event: Master Class on completing the DASH risk assessment with victims of domestic abuse

For: Professionals who already have a good understanding of Domestic Abuse (DA) and have attended DA training

When: 18/10/16, 13:15 – 14:45

Where: WomenCentre

To Book: Lynn.walsh@womencentre.org.uk, 01422  386508

Event:  National Probation Service (NPS) role in safeguarding children/young people

For: Professionals and volunteers from agencies other than Probation

When: 18/10/16, 13:30 – 15:30

Where: NPS Office

To Book: Simone Burden, Halifax Probation, 01422 340211

Event: “Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – The Facts”

For: Professionals

When: 18/10/16, 14:00 – 15:30

Where: Halifax Police Station

To Book:  Gwen Clyde Evans, Gwen.Clyde-Evans@cht.nhs.uk

Event: Advice Surgery for designated lead or trustees responsible for safeguarding

For: Public and VCS groups

When: 18/10/16, 14:00 – 17:00

Where: Voluntary Action Calderdale (VAC), The Resource Centre, Hall Street, Halifax, HX1 5AY

To Book: Tracy Selves, 01422 438729, Tracy.selves@cvac.org.uk

Event: Involving volunteers with a history of offending

For: Volunteer Coordinators/ Managers

When: 18/10/16, 14:30 – 15:30

Where: Halifax Library, Room 2

To Book: Steve Blackman, steveb@nbforum.org.uk, 07791066292

Event: Drug awareness sessions, focusing on NPS’s (New Psychoactive Substances) & Current Trends

For: Young Person’s Involvement Panel

When:  18/10/16, 16:00 – 18:00

Where: Branching Out Office, Wards End, Halifax, HX1 1BX

To Book: Jill Norman, 01422 510000, 07738 192589

Event: Safeguarding Session with Councillors

For: Councillors

When: 18/10/16, 17:00 – 18:30 – check time with organiser

Where: Halifax Town Hall

To Book: Amanda Venning, Amanda.venning@calderdale.gov.uk, 01422 393179

Event: Drug awareness sessions, focusing on NPS’s & Current Trends

For: Concerned Others Support Group

When:  18/10/16, 18:00 – 20:00

Where: Branching Out Office, Wards End, Halifax, HX1 1BX

To Book: Jill Norman, 01422 510000, 07738 192589

Event: Sharing good practice event for the self-audit

For: Private, Voluntary, Independent Providers

When: 18/10/16, 18:30-20:30

Where: North Bridge Leisure Centre

To Book: Gill Holden/Nicky Everett, Gill.holden@calderdale.gov.uk, 01422 394193

Event: Its not easy being a parent: how to discuss sensitive topics with your child.  A session focussing on Sex and Relationships Education for parents

For: Parents

When: 18/10/16, 18:30 – 20:00

Where: The Crossley Heath School

To Book: Wendy Moffat, 01422 301105,

Wednesday 19th October

Event: Talking to the under 5’s affected by domestic abuse 

For: Early Years Professionals

When: 19/10/16, 9:30 – 11:00

Where: WomenCentre

To Book: Lynn.walsh@womencentre.org.uk , 01422 386508

Event: Mental Capacity Act Presentation

For: Professionals and Public

When: 19/10/16, 9:30 – 11:30

Where: The Shay Stadium, Banqueting Suite

To Book: Luke Turnbull, 01422 307468

Event: ‘Safeguarding – what the data we collect tells us and how this links to improving outcomes’

For: Adults, Children’s and Young People’s Services

When: 19/10/16, 10:00 – 12:00

Where: Westgate House, Halifax

To Book: Cath Bentley, CMBC Business Intelligence Officer, 01422 393117

Event: IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) Taster Sessions – NEW! 

For: Open to all

When: 19/10/16, 10:00 to 14:00

Where: Safeguarding Week Pop-Up Shop, Woolshops

No Need to Book!: Drop – in

Event: Safeguarding and Mental Health Social Work: Advocacy and Safeguarding

For: Professionals and Public

When: 19/10/16, 10:00 – 11:30

Where: King’s Church, Seminar Room, Park Road

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: Practitioner Tools Workshop

For: Professionals

When: 19/10/16, 10:00 – 11:30

Where: Hebden Bridge Town Hall

To Book: Julie.hartley@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 394108

Event: Safeguarding Support and Advice Drop-In

For: Public and Not-for-Profit groups

When: 19/10/16, 10:00 – 13:00

Where: Customer First, Horton Street, Halifax

To Book: Steve Blackman, steveb@nbforum.org.uk , 01422 356758

Event: CHOICES: Supporting victims of Domestic Violence and those committing the crime

For: Professionals

When: 19/10/16, 10:00 – 13:00

Where: Halifax YMCA

To Book: Gemma Hewitt, 0113 2192417, 07464434585

Event: Mind Your Head: An Introduction to Mental Health  NEW!

For: Open to All

When: 19/10/16, 10:30 – 12:30

Where: Foundation Housing, Bull Green, Halifax

To Book: Healthy Minds, tara@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk , 01422 345154, 07985 750589

Event:  Role of the Safeguarding Adults Team in Calderdale – Followed by Question and Answers session.

For: Professionals and Public

When: 19/10/16, 13:30 – 15:00

Where: King’s Church, Seminar Room, Park Road

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABI) – NEW!

For: All Professionals

When: 19/10/16, 13:30 – 15:30

Where: 10, Carlton Street, Halifax, HX1 2AL

To Book: Rachel Smith, 01422 266167, Rachel.smith@calderdale.gov.uk

Event: Key issues for working with children, families in Czech/Slovak and wider Community

For: Professionals working with Children and Families

When: 19/10/16, 14:00 – 16:00

Where: Jubilee Children’s Centre, Lightowler Road, Halifax, HX1 5NB

To Book: Zuzana Vernerova, 01422 434971

Event: Voluntary Organisations Market Stalls

For: Open to all

When: 19/10/16, 14:00 – 18:00

Where: Halifax Town Hall

No Need To Book!

Thursday 20th October

Event: Coercive and Controlling BehaviourCHANGE from -The Impact of Domestic Abuse

For: All Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 9:00 – 10:30

Where: Calderdale Royal Infirmary – Lecture theatre

To Book: Gwen Clyde-Evans, Gwen.Clyde-Evans@cht.nhs.uk , 01422 337257

Event: Learning Lessons from a Serious Case Review – Child J

For: Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 9:30 – 12:00

Where: The Shay

To Book: Allison Waddell, Julie.hartley@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 394108

Event: Parental Mental Health and Its Effect on Children including risk and outcomes

For: Professionals – CHANGE – TITLE & TIME

When: 20/10/16, 9:30 – 11:30

Where: Laura Mitchell House, Halifax

To Book: 01924 327506, 07919216881

Event:  Safeguarding the Vulnerabilities of people with Mental Health Issues – CHANGE – TITLE & TIME

When: 20/10/16, 11:30 – 12:30

Where: Laura Mitchell House, Halifax

To Book: 01924 327506, 07919216881

Event: IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) Taster Sessions – NEW! 

For: Open to all

When: 20/10/16, 10:00 to 14:00

Where: Canal Boat, Brighouse (Behind Sainsbury’s)

No Need to Book! Drop – in

Event: Meet the Management Team

For: Open to All

When: 20/10/16, 10:00 – 11:30

Where: King’s Church, Park Road

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: The Impact of Domestic Abuse

For: All Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 11:00 – 12:30

Where: Calderdale Royal Infirmary – Lecture theatre

To Book: Gwen Clyde-Evans, Gwen.Clyde-Evans@cht.nhs.uk , 01422 337257

Event: Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking NEW!

For: Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 12:00 – 14:00

Where: Hebden Bridge Town Hall

To Book:  Julie.Hartley@calderdale.gov.uk

Event: The Mental Capacity Act Explained for Families and Carers

For: Open to All

When: 20/10/16, 13:30 – 16:00

Where: King’s Church, Park Road

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 393756 / 07884473348

Event: Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABI) – NEW! 

For: All Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 13:30 – 15:30

Where: 10, Carlton Street, Halifax, HX1 2AL

To Book: Rachel Smith, 01422 266167, Rachel.smith@calderdale.gov.uk

Event: Meet the Voluntary Organisations

For: Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 13:30 – 16:30

Where: The Shay

To Book: Sarah Hunt/Leoni Craigie, workforcedevelopment@calderdale.gov.uk

Event: Neglect – a day in the life of a child: A technique to capture the voice of the child and understand what life is really like for them.

For: Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 14:00 –  15:30

Where: Learning and Development Unit, Calderdale Royal Hospital

To Book: Julie Warburton, Julie.warburton@cht.nhs.uk , 01422 224570

Event: Practitioner Tools Workshops

For: Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 14:30 – 16:00

Where: The Orangebox

To Book: Allison Waddell, Julie.hartley@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 394108

Event: The Impact of Domestic Abuse

For: All Professionals

When: 20/10/16, 14:00 – 15:30

Where: Halifax Police Station

To Book: Gwen Clyde-Evans, Gwen.Clyde-Evans@cht.nhs.uk , 01422 337257

Event: Patient stories – improving ‘the journey’ between services 

For: Health and Social Care including Care Home Staff

When: 20/10/16, 14:00 – 16:00

Where: Summerfield House, Gibbet St, HX1 4JW

To Book: Anne Brier/Catherine Reynolds, 01422 224570, 07899997346/07867900953

Event: Voluntary & Community Sector Safeguarding Forum

For: All Voluntary and Community Sector staff and volunteers

When: 20/10/16, 15:30 – 17:00

Where:  The Orangebox

To Book: Jayne Leech/Steve Blackman, Jayne@nbforum.org.uk , steveb@nbforum.org.uk , 01422 345174

Event: Film showing – ‘Capturing the Friedmans’

For: Open to All

When: 20/10/16, 19:30 start

Where: The Orangebox

To Book: Tom Kendall, 01422433200, 07800662011

Friday 21st October

Event: Refugee Crisis – Let’s get things clear

For: All Staff

When: 21/10/16, 9:30 – 10:30

Where: North Bridge Leisure Centre

To Book: workforcedevelopment@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 288305

Event: Social Work Forum

For: Social Care Staff (Children and Adults Workforce)

When: 21/10/16, 9:30 – 12:00

Where: Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706

Event: CSE in Marginalised Communities within West Yorkshire

For: Professionals

When: 21/10/16, 10:00 – 12:00

Where: The Shay

To Book: Danielle Amann, 07718792103

Event: Joint Hoarding Awareness Workshop CHANGE – DATE, TIME & VENUE

For: Open to All

When: 21/10/16, 10:30 – 12:30

Where:  Holmfield Mills, Holmfield

To Book: Karina.gonzalez@westyorksfire.gov.uk , 01422 386858, 07825 398527.

Event: CSE in Marginalised Communities within West Yorkshire

For: Professionals

When: 21/10/16, 13:00 – 15:00

Where: The Shay

To Book: Danielle Amann, 07718792103

Event: The personal, professional and organisational impact of high profile media safeguarding stories on our work

For: Professionals

When: 21/10/16, 14:00 – 16:00

Where: Halifax Library

To Book: Shelley Kemp, 01422 392729

Event: Capacity or Choice – Respecting, yet supporting the needs of adults with autismNEW!

For: Everyone

When: 21/10/16, 14:00 – 16:00

Where: Kings Church, Park Road, Halifax

To Book: Munaza Kulsoom, Munaza.Kulsoom@calderdale.gov.uk , 01422 373706/ i-Trent

All Week Events

Event: Safeguarding and Human Rights Awareness Raising 

For: Everyone

When: All Week

Where: Foyer areas of Calderdale Royal Hospital, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, St John’s Health Centre, Brighouse Health Centre, Todmorden Health Centre

No Need to Book! For more information contact: Anne Brier / Catherine Reynolds 01422 224570, 07899 997346 / 07867 900953

Event:  Display showcasing C&K Careers role in Safeguarding and general Safeguarding awareness

For:  Everyone

When: All Week, 10:00 – 17:00

Where: Halifax Careers Centre

No Need To Book! For more information contact: Nathaniel McGowan, 01484 225500, 07812971819

Event: Assemblies, Parents workshops, Lessons focusing on safeguarding

For: KS1 and KS2 children and parents

When: 18/10/16 – 20/10/16

Where: Beech Hill School

No Need to Book! – For Beech Hill children and parents only

Event: ‘Looking after each other at Bowling Green’

For: Bowling Green Primary School children/ parents and governors

When: 17/10/16 – 21/10/16

Where: Bowling Green Primary School

No Need to Book! – For Bowling Green children/ parents and governors only

Event: Staying Safe Online – awareness of extremism and radicalisation

For: Yr 7 to 13 students of Trinity Academy

When: 17/10/16 – 21/10/16

Where: Trinity Academy

No Need to Book! – For Trinity Academy students only

Event: Safeguarding Awareness

For: Children, parents and carers of Old Earth School

When: 17/10/16 – 21/10/16

Where: Old Earth School

No Need to Book! – For children, parents and carers of Old Earth School only

Event: Keeping Ourselves and Others Safe Online

For: KS2 children and parents of Christ Church School students

When: 17/10/16 – 21/10/16

Where: Christ Church School

No Need to Book! – KS2 children and parents of Christ Church School students only

Event: Think Safe, Be Safe, Stay Safe – Online course

For: Young People aged 11 to 18 years e.g. babysitters, work placements, peer mentors

When: All Week

Where: Mixenden Library and Beechwood Library

To Book: Heather Stout or Karen Scanlon, 01422 255402, to arrange a time that suits you