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Training & Events

Our rolling programme of training sessions and events has been developed to address the core safeguarding issues encountered by those working with refugees and vulnerable migrant communities. To attend an upcoming session, please register using the links below. If you have any questions about any of the topics covered, please don't hesitate to get in touch at info@saferfoundations.co.uk .

Our new training schedule will be launched in the coming weeks. Any live events can be booked through Eventbrite here.

Title: Responding to Mental Health Crisis and Suicidal Ideation
Date: Wednesday 24th January 2024 
Time: 10am - 1pm
Price: £50 - £100

This three-hour training session will explore mental health in the context of those seeking asylum and refugees. We will touch on the impact of culture and trauma and differing options for support. Additionally, we will address recognising and responding to suicidal ideation in a range of settings. This course aims to equip attendees with more confidence to manage and understand these challenging situations.

*Please note that this is a challenging topic with difficult subject matter. Please do not hesitate to get in contact before or after the session if you have any worries or concerns about attending.

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Title: Safeguarding in the Refugee and Migrant Sector: Safeguarding Leads
Date: Tuesday 5th December 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm
Price: £80 - £160

This training session is specifically aimed at staff who hold Safeguarding Lead responsibility. The training is broken down into two parts:

  • A  pre-training video providing an overview of what it means to be a Safeguarding Lead. This training video will cover the main responsibilities of the role, internal escalation procedures and considerations, best practice approaches to risk management and supporting staff. This video will be sent prior to Thurs 28th Sept to allow attendees chance to watch in their own time before attending the interactive training session.

  • The three-hour session will take an in-depth look at what it means to be a Safeguarding Lead within the context of the refugee and migrant sector. Using a range of case studies and thematic areas, we will explore managing and categorising risk and creating a positive culture of safeguarding support.

Title: Safeguarding in the Refugee and Migrant Sector: An Overview for Frontline Staff
Date
: Thursday 14th December 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm
Price: £80 - £160

 

This training session aims to cover the 'need to know' parts of safeguarding that are key in frontline work when supporting refugees and people seeking asylum.

The training is broken down into two parts:

  • A pre-training video covering the 'need to know' basics of legislation, approaching risk and increasing confidence in understanding and escalating safeguarding situations within the context of the sector. This video will be sent prior to Wed 20th Sept to allow attendees the opportunity to watch and digest before the online session.
     

  • The 3-hour interactive training session which will build on the pre-training video and allow attendees to put their learning into practice with sector-specific case scenarios and approaches that build confidence in using safeguarding as a tool of advocacy.

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Title: Supporting the Wellbeing of Staff and Volunteers in the Migrant Sector
Date: Coming Soon!
Time: Coming Soon!
Price: £50 - £100

This training session will offer the chance to step back from the everyday demands of managing busy services, connect with others facing similar challenges and learn simple and accessible models that will give you new tools to support your teams and improve wellbeing.

Delivered by trainers who have 40 years' experience of working in the refugee sector, this training session will:

  • Provide the space to help you to reflect on what is within your control in a work setting that increasingly leaves us and the people we support feeling powerless.
     

  • Offer simple models from tried and tested therapeutic approaches that will help you to think in new ways about how to have the most supportive and healthiest relationship with your teams.
     

  • Support you to think about the right approach to take to improve levels of emotional resilience, wellbeing and safety in your teams.

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