Schools, other officers and partners are encouraged to refer young people age 13 – 17 to the increasingly popular Think First Police Programme which was initially developed within the partnerships team and grew to encompass the think first initiative as a way of enhancing the project so that it could become an accredited programme that is now delivered with partners, content includes the following:-
- Policing in the community
- Drugs awareness
- Gang prevention
- Teenage relationships and changes to domestic abuse legislation to include 16 and 17 year olds
- Think First
- E safety
- Offender management
- The reality of prison life
For information and referrals contact PC Paul Davies Young Persons Officer,
0121 626 8127, 07825952543, Twitter @pcpaul999
Great Workshop 26th January, DY1. Passionate colleagues keen to hear the voices of children and young people in Dudley and take action to make sure these are utilised to influence strategic decision making! Full report and recommendations to follow soon.
Raising Awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation & Trafficking – 27th January, 2 sessions
(This briefing session is now the pre-course requirement for any staff wishing to attend the full day CSE course)
See flyer for more details
Introduction to the new CSE Team – 1 date left – 28th January, 3 sessions
See flyer for more details
Young People in Abusive Relationships – 5th February, full day
Child Development – What You Need To Know – 3rd February, 9.30-12.30
“Management of Allegations” briefings to be held in February. Please see the attached flier for further details. A booking form is attached for completion and return if you wish to reserve a place on one of these sessions.
Management of Allegations – 11th February or 12th February, 9.30-11.30
See flyer and booking form below for more details
Management of Allegations briefing
Child Sexual Exploitation & Trafficking – 4th February, 9.30-4.30
Please note that it is a requirement for delegates to have completed the 2 hour Raising Awareness of CSE session before attending the full day course.
New Technologies & Safeguarding Children, Young People and the Children’s Workforce –1st February, 9.30-4.30
“Attachment & Relationships – Understanding Children’s Behaviour” training 11th February, 9.30-12.30 at Saltwells. For further information, Click the link below. A booking form is attached for completion and return should you wish to reserve a place on this training.
Happy New Year to you all and welcome back to the madness that is about to begin!! I do hope you had a well deserved rest over the festive period and have returned energised and ready to go!
Donna, Amanda and I are really looking forward to working with you all in 2016 to make it an even better year for children and young people in Dudley Borough!
Be in touch shortly!