This course is vital to ALL frontline practitioners in the children’s workforce, therefore, if you/your team member require this training for their role please apply as soon as possible.

Date: Monday 17th June
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

The aim of this training course is to: improve the identification of and professional responses to children and young people who are being neglected.
Learning Objectives:

To enable practitioners to:

  • Explore the concept of neglect and the impact on children/young people both in the short and long term.
  • Identify signs that neglect may be happening and an insight into the contributing factors of neglect.
  • Identify concerns about parenting capacity and/or family and environmental factors that may contribute to neglect using the Signs of Safety strength based and safety focussed approach.
  • Highlight the importance of focusing on outcomes for children rather than intentions of parents.
  • Consider how to apply learning into practice.
  • Consider messages from both local and national Serious Case Reviews and/or Learning Reviews.

To apply for a place: please complete the HSSCP Safeguarding Children Learning Application Form and return it to:

Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSSCP),
Children’s & Joint Commissioning Services,
Level 4, Civic Centre,
Victoria Road,
TS24 8AY

If electronic signatures are used via email to as soon as possible.

Please note: All sections of the application form must be completed or your application form will be returned to you to fully complete before your application can be processed.

All of the activities within the HSSCP Safeguarding Children Learning Programme are available to all of the child and adult workforce working with children, young people and their families across both Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees, regardless of which geographical area they are employed.

Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership’s (HSSCP) Safeguarding Children Learning Programme 2019-2020 (Issue 1) is available via the following link: HSSCP. Within the programme are details of the HSSCP Charging Policy and Application/Cancellation Process.

All of the courses within this programme are awareness raising courses delivered on a multi-agency basis. Please refer to the course details and target audience section to establish if the course is suitable to your job role. If your role requires more specialist training please contact your own organisation workforce development representative. Please note: All of the courses in the safeguarding children learning programme can be utilised as a safeguarding refresher once you have completed the Safeguarding Children Foundation training course.

For those who only require a basic awareness or refresh of a subject area, the following web-link will take you to the Tees Safeguarding All (Child and Adult) E-Learning for 2019-2020, which can be accessed from any electronic device with an internet connection: (additional software may be required on some devices).

If you require further information please contact us via email to or Tel: 01429 523825.

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