Training Programme

BSCP Inter-Agency Training Programme

BSCP commissions a comprehensive programme of multi-agency training, which is relevant to those working with children, young people and families in Bromley. Courses are aimed at different groups of professionals according to how frequently they work with children and/or their safeguarding responsibilities. We use the London Safeguarding Children Board's group descriptors as detailed in Competence Still Matters.

Our team of experienced and expert trainers are familiar with Bromley procedures and safeguarding issues.
Click on the links below to access our full training programme brochure, a quick reference calendar of training (Training Programme), and booking instructions.

TRAINING PROGRAMME 2024-25 (List of all BSCP training current courses) This is a live document which is updated regularly.

BSCP TRAINING BROCHURE 2024-25

TO BOOK A PLACE ON A TRAINING COURSE - All bookings for 'face to face' safeguarding training must be made via our learning management system called EVOLVE. Partners need to set up a free account once only. Please follow the instructions in the Evolve User Guidance

If you are unable to use Evolve to book/cancel your place, then please contact: Workforce Development Team on safeguarding.training@bromley.gov.uk or by phone on 0208 313 4910/ 4255/ 4382

Staff who work for agencies in Bromley which contribute financially to the BSCP receive free places on all courses whilst some other agencies receive substantial discounts. Some courses are free for everyone in Bromley. Our full charging policy, including details of cancellation/no show charges, is set out in the Training Brochure (link above).

Safer Recruitment in Schools Training

Safer Recruitment is provided outside the BSCP Training Programme by Liberata (charges apply).
Please email schoolservices.training@liberata.com for the Safer Recruitment Application Form

DASH Risk Assessment Training

This in person training is available for all LBB staff and all partner agencies, who work with vulnerable adults or children. By the end of the session participants should be able to:

• Carry out routine enquiries with relation to domestic abuse and respond effectively to disclosures.

• Carry out a DASH risk assessment, including aims and referral process

• Gain a better understanding of the particular issues that survivors in different community groups may face.

• Have an understanding of the Domestic abuse Act 2021

• The importance of Professional Curiosity.

• Understand the importance and principles of effective multi-agency working. By the end of the session participants should be able to:

• Carry out routine enquiries with relation to domestic abuse and respond effectively to disclosures.

• Carry out a DASH risk assessment, including aims and referral process

• Gain a better understanding of the particular issues that survivors in different community groups may face.

• Have an understanding of the Domestic abuse Act 2021

• The importance of Professional Curiosity.

• Understand the importance and principles of effective multi-agency working.

This training has been commissioned by BCWA. For next available dates, please view our Training Programme.

Tackling Loneliness Training

Do you work with, assist, or help residents who may benefit from connecting with others in Bromley?

The London Borough of Bromley are pleased to present this free, 1-1.5 hour Tackling Loneliness Workshop for all professionals working with residents across all age groups, backgrounds and in all stages of life who may be at risk of loneliness.

To find out more information and to book onto this course, go online here

Gambling and Gaming Harms in Children Training

YGAM, an award-winning education charity, is offering FREE online training on the topics of gaming and gambling harms including the blurred lines between the two. Younger generations now grow up entwined in the digital world, always just a few clicks away from the online galaxy of gaming and gambling. This training will equip you with the knowledge, resources, and confidence to spot the signs of harm, start informed safeguarding conversations and signpost to support when needed. Join YGAM’s growing network of trained professionals! See poster to book using QR codes or click here to select your profession and date.

YGAM Website

Any questions regarding these sessions, please email training@ygam.org

The effects of trauma on executive brain function

The recording and documents below are from our BSCP lunchtime briefing from Dr David Osoba. This is important learning for all professionals working with children and young children and has been a recent finding in two of our learning reviews.

Slidepack from Dr Osoba presentation on The Impacts of Trauma on Executive Brain Function
Handouts from Dr Osoba presentation on The Impacts of Trauma on Executive Brain Function
ACEs questionnaire example
ACEs impact on adult wellbeing Oregon research findings

Medical Neglect and Safeguarding Children

The recording below is from our lunchtime learning presented by Zoe Lane, Assistant Director of Safeguarding Children and Maternity at Kings College Hospital. Suitable for everyone in the children's workforce in Bromley.

Slides from lunchtime briefing on medical neglect

HEADSS assessment template example (with thanks to Hillingdon NHS Trust and Imperial)