DSCB Neglect Training

Please note there are a limited number of spaces still available for Neglect on Thursday 23th May 1:30 – 4:30pm

“Learning Outcomes:

This course will provide staff across ALL agencies with a shared understanding of neglect and its impact on the safety, wellbeing and development of children, allowing them to:

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of neglect
  • Recognise the importance of recording, including capturing and responding to the voice of the child.
  • To understand your professional role in supporting children who have been or may be neglected
  • To understand the importance of early intervention and referral pathways, including the brief overview of the Graded Care Profile (GCP2) assessment tools that has been agreed at a local level to support practitioners to respond to cases of neglect.  

Who is this course for?

This course is for all staff with responsibility for safeguarding children, including education, health, residential, foster carers, youth workers, and all those engage with children and families in any capacity and from any sector or services across the Borough. 




It is advisable that participants have a basis understanding of safeguarding, including the categories of abuse”.



If you are interested in booking on please enrol on the link below:



For more information on our other courses please visit: https://dudleysafeguarding.event-booking.org/events-list

ACE Training for VCO’s in Dudley

You may have heard that there is a new service on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Dudley and Sandwell. Commissioned by the West Midlands Violence Prevention Alliance, through the PCC, we are aiming to raise awareness of the impact of ACEs and trauma on vulnerable people of all ages across the borough.

We would therefore like to invite you and your colleagues to a training event at the link below on June 5th. We have allocated 20 spaces to the voluntary and community sector for the event. To book places please visit:


Please disseminate information to any colleagues that you think would benefit from attending this training. We would suggest colleagues who:

  • Are interested in finding out more about ACEs
  • Work with vulnerable or traumatised people
  • Work with children and adults who may have experienced, or are currently experiencing, adversity.

Dudley local authority is committed to raising awareness of ACEs and trauma-informed practice across the workforce to improve services for children, young people and families.