Welcome to Tony Griffin Safeguarding Children Training

Important news

The new statutory guidance ' Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 ' has been published by HM Government. It reminds us that children can be abused or exploited in many different ways including being drawn into extremism and terrorism. We are now able to provide training to help childcare ettings ensure that they comply with their duty. Please click on the link below to access the guidance.  Contact us for details about the training


New Advanced Child Protection course for Safeguarding Leads 14th January 2019, Devizes

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Our speciality is delivering bespoke training

Testimonial from a Wiltshire Independent school

"The Headmaster and Governors are really pleased that we have so many Pastoral staff now trained by you and I can already see the difference coming through in people's confidence and awareness when dealing with welfare issues"

Testimonial from a recent course

“It made a real difference to have training that was tailored to our needs as counsellors working with young people, helping us to identify the times when we need to be concerned, even when children are unable to say directly what is happening to them, and how we can best enable them to get the help they need. 

It was an interesting and productive day, and I think will have made a real contribution to our ability to work safely”

Testimonial from an early years setting Safeguarding Lead

"Using the risk assessment grid, fanstastic way to analyse prior to referral. I've been in this role for 10 years and it's the first time I have seen it"

The Prevent Duty


The recent HM Government publication Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 reminds us that as well as threats to the welfare of children from within their families, children may be vulnerable to abuse or exploitation from outside their families. These threats can take a variety of different forms and children can be vulnerable to many types of abuse such as the influences of extremism leading to radicalisation. 

Responsibilities for Childcare Settings

Under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 all childcare settings must comply with The Prevent Duty to help protect children from extremism and to inform the necessary agencies if they suspect children are being exposed to extremism. This should form part of safeguarding procedures. 

How we can help


We can deliver bespoke training to settings at to help them  comply with their statutory duty.

 Please contact us for details

About Us

CPD certified safeguarding children training for anyone that works with children and young people

  Tony is a retired Wiltshire Police Officer of 31 years experience. He spent 20 years investigating child abuse and neglect and  managed the Child Abuse Investigation Team in Salisbury for 5 years. He is also qualified to teach adults and went on to lead, develop and deliver the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Children Training Programme for Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board. (WSCB).

How training is provided

Tony can come to your venue. This will reduce your costs for training and enable more staff to be trained at the same time. If you do not have enough delegates why not host the training and invite other Nurseries or Schools! 


 Awareness level Child Protection· *Foundation Level Child Protection · *Advanced level Child Protection for Safeguarding Leads · Child Sexual Exploitation  · Sexualised Behaviours . Neglect  . The Prevent Duty . Bespoke Child Protection Courses on request. *Foundation and Advanced courses are CPD certified!

Courses and price list 2017/18

Child Protection courses 2017/18 (docx)


New training event

Advanced Child Protection Training for Safeguarding Leads

14th January 2019

 Venue: Julia's House, Bath Road, Devizes SN10 2AT

09:30 to 16:30

Arrival and registration from 09:15 

Tea/coffee will be provided on arrival and at break times. Lunch is NOT provided.


 Learning objectives

— -Understand your role and responsibilities with regards to safeguarding and child protection

—- Identify the difference between a child in need and a child in need of protection  

— -Understand safeguarding thresholds and how they are applied in practice

— -To have confidence in the assessment and analysis of need and risk 

— -Recognise the importance of effective multi agency working 

— -Know where to find local practice guidance

The training is CPD certified which means that the course will count as 6 hours of accredited learning.


In addition to threats to the welfare of children from within their families, the training will focus on other areas of risk as highlighted in the new HM Government guidance: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018. These extra-familial threats might arise at school and other educational establishments, from within peer groups, or more widely from within the wider community and/or online. Including exploitation by criminal gangs, organised crime groups such as county lines; trafficking, online abuse; sexual exploitation and the influences of extremism leading to radicalisation.

Price: £50 per person


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Tony Griffin Safeguarding Children Training

07554 427881 tony.griffinsafeguardingchildren@outlook.com


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