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NWG Health Forum

NWG Network
East Midlands - Derby

14 September 2016
10:30 - 15:30
The Health forum is held quarterly for all Health Professionals including those in Public Health and also other professionals’ who have an interest in the agenda.  It covers a wide range of issuesfor health professionals from the Voice of Young People, therapeutic interventions to Strategic development at a National level
 
Download the agenda below
 
£5.00 to attend - plus booking fee

File attachment: Health Agenda 2016.doc



Youth Justice Interventions - Time for a Change?

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

16 September 2016
09.30 - 16.00

Due to feed back from two workshops facilitated by Jonny Matthew at our 2016 Conference we are delighted to present the following event:

Youth Justice Interventions - Time for a Change?
The cohort of young people in the youth justice system is changing. Fewer young people are entering the system and custody numbers are massively down. What's left is a smaller but significantly more complex group who are resistant to the standard youth justice interventions. So how do we tailor our input to reduce offending in young people with attachment, trauma and other developmental problems?
Outcomes:
  • Clearer understanding of the current cohort of complex adolescent offenders
  • Understanding behaviours as symptoms of developmental impairment
  • Introduction to the Trauma Recovery Model (TRM) and it’s use in youth justice
  • Understand and practice CPR (consistency, predictability and Reliability)
  • Employing empathy in practice and matching the young person’s vitality of affect
  • Apply TRM thinking to identify a young person’s progress
Audience:
  • YOT workers - all types (case managers, mentors, support staff, programme workers, MH, etc.)
  • Adolescent social workers (e.g. leaving care, 16+ teams, etc.)
  • Residential child care staff
  • Remand foster carers
  • YOI, STC or secure children’s home staff
  • Substance misuse professionals
  • Anyone with an interest in working with young people who have offended
 
 More about Jonny Matthew
Qualifications:
  • MSc - Criminology & Criminal Justice – Cardiff University
  • DipCrimCJ – Cardiff University
  • B.A.(Hons) – Community Studies – Social Work – UWIC Cardiff
  • DipSW – UWIC Cardiff
 Current employment:
Jonny is a part time (0.6) Senior Adviser for Casework Innovation for the Wales Youth Justice Board (YJB).
He is working to develop, test and evaluate a case management approach for youth offending teams to use with young people with complex and prolific offending histories.
Jonny also works on a freelance basis as a consultant social worker and criminologist. He offers consultancy, training, assessment, inspection, editing and supervision on a private basis, working with local authorities, charities and the private sector.
Jonny also runs a website and blog promoting recovery for troubled young people ( www.JonnyMatthew.com ).
Previous employment:
Prior to his current role, Jonny was a YOT officer for 5 years followed by 10 years as an adolescent sexual offending specialist with Barnardo’s. In August 2013, he left his 3-year post as Deputy Manager of Hillside Secure Children’s Home, where he was responsible for the therapy and other interventions, and joined the YJB.
 
Jonny’s research interests are youth crime, attachment, adoption & fostering, abuse, safeguarding, therapeutic approaches and particularly how skewed development impacts on children’s behaviour.
 
Jonny is also Chair of NOTA Wales www.NOTA.co.uk ) and is a co-opted National Committee member of BASW Cymru www.basw.co.uk/wales/
Feedbackfor Jonny from the NWG 2016 conference  
 
"Brilliant"
"Fantastic Presentation"
"Great speaker - very engaging knowledgable and interesting"
"Excellent presentation. Points to take away to develop support case studies"
 
Fee: NWG Gold Members: £90.00  Non Members: £130.00 
 
 



Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Training

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

20 September 2016
09.15 - 16.00

 

To give the front line practitioner from any agency a basic awareness of what

constitutes Modern Slavery and Trafficking in Human Beings (THB). It will also enable

participants to better identify victims of THB, improving their responses, further

developing a victim centered approach. Candidates will be introduced to the NWG CSE Pocket Guide designed to assist in advanced victim identification

and assistance.

This course enables practitioners to see the benefits of using the trafficking legislation

in cases of trafficking within the UK in respect of Child Sexual Exploitation,

understanding the needs of the victims from the psychological, therapeutic and

investigative perspective. It will cover all forms of Modern Slavery and Human

Trafficking into, within, and out of the UK incorporating National and International

legislation.

Who’s it for: This course is designed to give the front line practitioner from any

agency, statutory or non-statutory, a basic awareness of what constitutes Modern

Slavery and Trafficking in Human Beings (THB). The course will also improve

participants understanding of the subject enabling them to better identify victims of

THB and Slavery improving their response and assistance. A component of this course

covers Internal Trafficking of UK Adults & Children.

The course covers:

• International definition of THB

• Difference between THB and Human smuggling

• Different types of THB case studies including Internal Trafficking

• UK Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking legislation

• Victim Identification

• THB control methods

• THB victim best practice

• Basic National Referral Mechanism (NRM) awareness

 

Gold Members £49.00 Non Members £74.00

 

booking http://nwgmodernslaveryandhumantrafficking.eventbrite.co.uk


File attachment: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking .doc



NWG CSE CoOrdinators/Practitioners Forum

NWG Network
West Midlands - Birmingham

21 September 2016
10:30 - 16:00
This working group has been established on behalf of The NWG Network
Aim:Safeguard Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation, focussing on 3 key themes:  Prevention, Protection,  Prosecution
Objectives:Share and learn from good (and poor) practice
·      Share and find solutions to common frustrations and barriers
·      Embrace the opportunity to influence national policy and practice
·      Utilise the 4 key areas of the national action plan: ‘Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation’, as the framework and structure of this group: Raising awareness, Effective inter-agency action,Securing prosecutions,Helping children and families
Membership:The working group will include representatives from across the country from a range of services that have a vested interest in the delivery of the cross governmental national action plan: ‘Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation’. Members will be responsible for coordinating Child Sexual Exploitation in their area, and have responsibility for progressing the response to Child Sexual Exploitation.
Chairing arrangements:Ali Mills (CAN)
The forum costs £5.00 (plus booking fee) to attend please book via: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nwg-cse-coordinator-practitioner-forum-tickets-26097413065

File attachment: Coordinators Agenda Sept 16.docx



NWG Members Surgery

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

22 September 2016
10:00 - 16:00

Suite 2

Innovation House

East Service Road

Raynesway

Derby

DE21 7BF

 

The Members surgery offers an opportunity for an appointment to be made for 1-2 hours and have a 1:1/Skype/Face time/Conference Telephone consultation with the whole Specialist Team – this has proved extremely helpful to our network.

 

Contact wendy@nwgnetwork.org to book a slot



NWG Boys & Young Men Forum

NWG Network
East Midlands - NWG Derby

6 October 2016
10.00 - 16.00
An opportunity in which practitioners can explore policy, practice and research in the protection of vulnerable Boys and Young Men at risk of CSE.
 
The forum will consist of practitioners and representatives from across the country and from a range of services that have a vested interest in the needs of Boys & Young Men and a combined interest in the delivery of the cross government national actin plan: Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation.
 
An agenda will follow shortly.
 
The cost to attend is £5 plus booking fee



NWG Members Surgery

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

18 October 2016
10:00 - 16:00

Suite 2

Innovation House

East Service Road

Raynesway

Derby

DE21 7BF

 

Our members surgeries all an opportunity for an appointment to be made for 1-2 hours and have a 1:1/Skype/Face time/Conference Telephone consultation with the whole Specialist Team – this has proved extremely helpful to our network.

 
Contact wendy@nwgnetwork.org to book a slot 



LSCB Strategic Leads Forum

NWG Network
West Midlands - Birmingham

19 October 2016
10:30 - 16:00
The forum offers an opportunity for Local Safeguarding Children's Strategic Leads to discuss and debate issues relating to the sensitive nature of Child Sexual Exploitation.

Open discussions will take place in a secure and confidential environment.

This will be an opportunity to discuss tackling Child Sexual Exploitation from an LSCB perspective and share ideas on how to engage multi agency partners in order to implement the National Action Plan, 'Tackling Child sexual Exploitation' on a local level
 
The NWG Network is pleased to announce that this forum will be chaired by Liz Murphy, Interim Lead, Herefordshire Safeguarding Unit. The Vice Chair is Jonathan Pickering, LSCB Business Manager, Bracknell Forest.
 
The forum costs £5.00 to attend plus booking fee



NWG Radicalisation and Extremism Awareness Seminar plus bonus session: Citizen Project: Extremism, Radicalisation and Terrorism awareness training for young learners

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

2 November 2016
09.30 - 15.00
 
 
Refreshments and Lunch included
Fee: £84.00 NWG Gold members  £124.00 Non Members
 
R.E.A.P  
Radicalisation and Extremism Awareness Project       

This interactive and relevant training is aimed at all Safeguarders - to empower you to Recognise, React and Respond and/or Refer children at risk of Radicalisation or Extremist influences.            

The new Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 includes provisions which place a duty on specified bodies, including the Police, Prisons, Local Authorities, Schools and Universities, to have due regard to preventing people being drawn into terrorism”. (Theresa May Feb 2015)

All safeguarding and support organisations and authorities subject to this duty, need to ensure they provide appropriate training for staffinvolved in the implementation of this responsibility. 

Staff that engage with children must understand what radicalisation means and how young people may become vulnerable to being drawn into extremist and/or terrorist activity.  Similarly, all staff need to be aware and understand the relationship between radicalisation and terrorism and how to recognise, react to and refer or report potentially harmful activity.   

The ‘National’ aim is to prevent children in our communities, from becoming drawn into radical, extremist or terrorist activity

“What are you doing to increase your staff’s awareness of the threats of extremism and terrorist activity in your area of responsibility?”

This workshop is fully facilitated by an experienced former Counter Terrorism officer and includes an interactive relevant case study
 
Bonus Afternoon Session:
Citizen Project
Extremism, Radicalisation and Terrorism awareness training for young learners

The Citizen project is an exciting interactive engagement product, specifically designed for children and young adults. The aims of this project are to increase awareness, to educate and to challenge young people, in relation to their understanding of the dangers of potential extremist and terrorist activity in their community. This project also aims to support the concept of safeguarding vulnerable young people.
 
Citizen has been designed to engage young people around the Prevent strategy, namely;
“To stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism”.

 
The input consists of learners following a cyber-journey taken by Cody, and their brother Michael, as they travel through the area that they live in, called “Theirtown”.
 
Along the way, participants will watch them as they become involved in real life situations, and will discuss their actions, reactions and possible outcomes of their behaviour.


 



Harmful Sexual Behaviour-Changing the way we see it

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

11 November 2016
10:00 - 16:00

Due to feed back from two workshops facilitated by Jonny Matthew at our 2016 Conference we are delighted to present the following event:

 Harmful Sexual Behaviour - Changing the way we see it
Victim research indicates that children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour are, themselves, highly likely to be victims. So, is Harmful Sexual Behaviour really that different from Child Sexual Exploitation? What do we know about children's experiences and what are the implications for future interventions? 
Outcomes:
  • Clearer understanding of the crossover between victimhood and offending
  • Understanding HSB behaviours as possible symptoms of developmental impairment
  • Introduction to the Trauma Recovery Model (TRM) and it’s use working with HSB/CSE
  • Understand and practice CPR (consistency, predictability and Reliability)
  • Employing empathy in practice and matching the young person’s vitality of affect
  • Apply TRM thinking to identify a young person’s progress
Audience:
  • Harmful Sexual Behaviour and Child Sexual Exploitation specialists
  • Social workers & support staff  (child care, YOT, leaving care, fostering, mentors, etc.)
  • Residential child care staff
  • Foster carers, kinship carers
  • YOI, STC or secure children’s home staff
  • Victim workers
  • Counsellors, therapists, psychologists, etc.
  • Anyone with an interest in working with Harmful Sexual Behaviour and Child Sexual Exploitation
NWG Gold Members £90.00 / non members £130.00
Book : https://harmful-sexual-behaviour-changing-the-way-we-see.eventbrite.co.uk



NWG Members Surgery

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

16 November 2016
10:00 - 16:00

Suite 2 

Innovation House 

East Service Road

Raynesway

Derby

DE21 7BF

 

Our members surgeries all an opportunity for an appointment to be made for 1-2 hours and have a 1:1/Skype/Face time/Conference Telephone consultation with the whole Specialist Team – this has proved extremely helpful to our network.

 
Contact wendy@nwgnetwork.org to book a slot 



NWG Child Sexual Exploitation Foundation Course

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

17 November 2016
09:00- 16:00

Our one day Foundation Training Course is designed to follow on from our innovative e-learning course ‘Tackling CSE’. 

 

This course has been developed to improve understanding of CSE and will provide learners with a more in depth knowledge of CSE along with the complexities and impact of CSE. 

 

Learning Outcomes

·      Thorough understanding of CSE; its reach, the NWG process of CSE victim and perpetrator profiles and models. 

·      In depth awareness of Missing and Consent and their importance when supporting young people who are at risk of exploitation or who are being exploited. 

·      Assess their effectiveness when working in partnership with others including young people and families.

·      Identify and understand how CSE can impact on young people and those around them and how they respond to the trauma of CSE. 

·      Define trafficking and explain how the Modern Day Slavery Act 2015 can benefit victims of CSE. 

·      Have an awareness of the Victim Identification Tool (NRM) and the statutory responsibility agencies have to refer potential victims of trafficking. This awareness will provide them with information on the process of the NRM. 

 

On completion of this course participants will receive a certificate and the NWG Foundation Course electronic badge that can be displayed on their email signature

 

Fee £49.00 NWG Gold Members £74.00 Non Members (plus small booking fee)

 

NOTE: Registration & Coffee from 9am - training starts 10am

 

Details and to book http://nwgcsefoundationtraining.eventbrite.co.uk



NWG Health Forum

NWG Network
TBC

22 November 2016
10:30 - 15:30
The Health forum is held quarterly for all Health Professionals including those in Public Health and also other professionals’ who have an interest in the agenda.  It covers a wide range of issuesfor health professionals from the Voice of Young People, therapeutic interventions to Strategic development at a National level
 
£5.00 to attend 
details to book to foolow



NWG Police Forum

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

30 November 2016
10:00- 16:00
This Police Only forum will aim to raise awareness of the work taking place in forces across the regions regarding tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Modern Day Slavery and be an opportunity for you to learn from and share good (and bad) practice from previous investigations and ongoing work .  Although the day will be quite informal, we would like to ask you all to contribute towards discussions and debates as this will be an interactive learning opportunity based on your experiences, knowledge and expertise in order to help you deliver in your role.
£5.00 to attend
Booking details to follow
 



NWG CSE CoOrdinators/Practitioners Forum

NWG Network
West Midlands - Birmingham

7 December 2016
10:30 - 16:00
This working group has been established on behalf of The NWG Network
Aim:Safeguard Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation, focussing on 3 key themes:  Prevention, Protection,  Prosecution
Objectives:Share and learn from good (and poor) practice
·      Share and find solutions to common frustrations and barriers
·      Embrace the opportunity to influence national policy and practice
·      Utilise the 4 key areas of the national action plan: ‘Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation’, as the framework and structure of this group: Raising awareness, Effective inter-agency action,Securing prosecutions,Helping children and families
Membership:The working group will include representatives from across the country from a range of services that have a vested interest in the delivery of the cross governmental national action plan: ‘Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation’. Members will be responsible for coordinating Child Sexual Exploitation in their area, and have responsibility for progressing the response to Child Sexual Exploitation.
Chairing arrangements:Ali Mills (CAN)
The forum costs £5.00 to attend booking details to foolow



NWG Members Surgery

NWG
East Midlands - Derby

13 December 2016
10:00 - 16:00

Suite 2

Innovation House

East Service Road

Raynesway

Derby

DE21 7BF

The members surgery offers an opportunity for an appointment to be made for 1-2 hours and have a 1:1/Skype/Face time/Conference Telephone consultation with the whole Specialist Team – this has proved extremely helpful to our network.

Contact wendy@nwgnetwork.org to book a slot



NWG Boys & Young Men Forum

NWG Network
NWG Derby

15 December 2016
10.00 - 16.00
The BYM Forum meets quarterly and brings together professionals working in specific projects for boys and young men and those working in wider CSE provision but wanting to develop there knowledge around working with males. The forum seeks to cover all aspects from Prevention to Prosecution and the engagement of the voice of boys and young men in their experience of services.
Dates for 2016-2017 include:
 
The cost to attend is £5 
Booking details to follow
 
 



National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Raising Day

NWG Network
UK National - National

18 March 2017
Full Day
Join us in the Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation
National Charity NWG Network asks all to unite against child sexual exploitation for their National CSE Awareness Day – 18th March 2017.
 
Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of sexual abuse that involves the manipulation and/or coercion of young people under the age of 18 into sexual activity.
 
The National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children. 
 
The National CSE Awareness Day has a brand identity in the form of a badge, and soon to be launched website educating all on the factors of CSE, what it is, potential indicators and how you can help to stop it.
A full suite of marketing and campaign materials will be available for partners and supporters to download from their stop-cse.org website.
 
On the 18th March 2015 NWG Network call for all to unite against child sexual exploitation. Show your support by writing a personal pledge and posting to your social media with the hashtag #HelpingHands to help them raise awareness of CSE.
 
NWG are committed to the fight against CSE and supporting victims and their families who are subjected to child sexual exploitation. But they cannot succeed without the support of people like you. Visit www.stop-cse.org to find out more about the National Awareness Day and putting a stop to CSE.
Help NWG Network to continue to tackle abuse and give victims of CSE a bigger voice. Donate just £3 by texting VOICE to 70007.
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