Barnardo’s Somerset Children Services

THIS PAGE IS ONLY FOR PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH CHILDREN OR FAMILIES IN THE SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL AREA.

Below are training courses from our Somerset Phoenix Project and Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service (SIDAS).

Part 1 - Foundation Sexual Abuse
This is aimed at frontline staff and covers what sexual abuse is and the signs and symptoms, how to react, understanding the trauma, how the court and legal process works and self-care.

Part 2 - Advanced Sexual Abuse
This is a follow on course to Part 1 and you must complete or book to attend Part 1 first.
It covers the different services available, Traumagenic Dynamics of sexual abuse, different behaviours, link theories around trauma and abuse and ways to develop tools to help.

Managers Course
This is a condensed version of our Part 1 and Part 2 sexual abuse courses aimed at managers to help support their own staff.
Covers basics of trauma and the science of the brain, disclosure process, self-care and how to support those you line manage.

Schools Champion
For professionals working in a school who have attended both Part 1 and Part 2 of our training. They will become a school champion to train their own colleagues and adapt school policies helping their school journey into becoming more trauma informed to support those affected by sexual abuse.

Somerset Phoenix Project Forum
This is a workshop for all professionals in Somerset to find out about our service and what we offer. It is also a chance to meet with other professionals.

Domestic Abuse Training
The impact of domestic abuse and how to use a trauma informed approach to support children and young people.
Covers domestic abuse and the impact, science of emotions, impact of trauma, behaviours, impacts on learning and strategies to help.
There are three courses to choose from depending on your setting:
- Primary School: aimed at school staff working with Primary School aged children.
- Secondary School: aimed at school staff working with Secondary School aged children.
- Professionals: aimed at professionals working with children and families of all ages.
If you work across all three settings then you only need to attend one as they are all very similar.

If you have any problems booking then please contact nathan.gade@barnardos.org.uk

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January, 2020
31 Fri 10am - 4pm Domestic Abuse Training for Secondary School Staff (other professionals welcome)
February
5 Wed 10am - 12pm Somerset Phoenix Project Forum
7 Fri 10am - 4pm Domestic Abuse Training for Primary School Staff
April
29 Wed 9:30am - 1:30pm Schools Champion
May
6 Wed 9:15am - 4:30pm Part 1 Sexual Abuse - Foundation Course
12 Tue 9:15am - 4:30pm Part 2 Sexual Abuse - Advanced Course
June
9 Tue 9:30am - 4pm Managers Course - Sexual Abuse
30 Tue 9:15am - 4:30pm Part 1 Sexual Abuse - Foundation Course
July
10 Fri 9:15am - 4:30pm Part 2 Sexual Abuse - Advanced Course
October
8 Thu 9:30am - 4pm Managers Course - Sexual Abuse
14 Wed 9:30am - 1:30pm Schools Champion
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