Safeguarding Courses

There are four modules forming the safeguarding training of The Salvation Army. Each module should be applied for separately via the appropriate learning event. Please note it is required to complete Modules 1 and 2 together, and recommended to complete Modules 3 and 4 together.

If you have attended Module 1 in the last two years, you can apply for Module 2 on it’s own. Please indicate when you attended on your application form.

Safeguarding Modules:

  • Module 1 Safe Church
  • Module 2 Domestic Abuse Information and Awareness 
  • Module 3 Risk Assessment and Management Plan
  • Module 4 Understanding Sexual Offending Behaviour

Other courses available direct from the Safeguarding Unit:

  • Safeguarding Children (Safe and Sound 1)
  • Safeguarding Children, Scotland (Safe and Sound 1)
  • Safeguarding Children, Ireland (Safe and Sound 1)
  • Online Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding, Charity Shops
  • Safeguarding Children, Grooming and Exploitation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Safeguarding, Professional Conduct; Handling Allegations
  • Safeguarding, Adults – Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Safer Adults

Please apply for these courses directly to [email protected]

Please note that these two courses are mandatory and should be taken together

  • Risk Assessment and Management Planning
  • Understanding Sexual Offending Behaviour

Understanding Sexually Offending Behaviour (Module 4)

Next Dates 23 March 2022 Course Content: This course forms Module 4 of the safeguarding programme This training course will seek to take participants on a learning journey from basic information about sexual offending, on to knowledge of a model to assist in understanding sexual offending, then finally to a knowledge of the current sex offender

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Safe Church (Module 1)

Course Details This two day course forms Module 1 of the safeguarding programme Safe Church gives delegates the opportunity to take time to consider and reflect how good safeguarding practice should be integral to all areas of ministry with children. Course content includes: Safeguarding in The Salvation Army – an overview, Grooming, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE),

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Risk Assessment and Management Plan (Module 4b)

Course Content: This course forms Module 3 of the safeguarding programme This one day course looks at• Salvation Army safeguarding policies• Criminal record background (disclosure) check requirements and process• Understanding risk• Risk Assessment and Management Plan (RAMP)• Workshops• Questions and feedback Learning Outcomes: To increase knowledge and understanding of riskTo understand how to undertake a risk

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Blemished Disclosures (Module 4a)

Course Content: This course forms Module 3 of the safeguarding programme This one day course looks at• Salvation Army safeguarding policies• Criminal record background (disclosure) check requirements and process• Understanding risk• Risk Assessment and Management Plan (RAMP)• Workshops• Questions and feedback Learning Outcomes: To increase knowledge and understanding of riskTo understand how to undertake a risk

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Domestic Abuse Information and Awareness (Module 2)

Course Content: This course forms Module 2 of the safeguarding programme This one day course covers information that will help the delegate• To improve an awareness and understanding of the dynamics and scope of domestic abuse• To expand understanding of the different types of abuse that may be present in abusive relationships• To enable early recognition

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