This course has been designed for individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of safeguarding legislation and best practice, specifically when working with adults at risk in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors. You will explore what is meant by the term “adults at risk” in the context of your work and will develop approaches for recognising and responding to the different types of abuse associated with adults at risk.
This engaging course will look at sector specific case studies and examples and will offer practical advice and tools to help you develop sensible structures and build confidence around issues relating to working with adults at risk. You will spend some focussed time exploring the particular challenges facing young adults (age 18-30).
- Everyone working or looking to work, in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors with adults at risk.
You will gain:
- Understanding of what is meant by the term ‘adult at risk’ in the context of your work
- Knowledge of the forms that abuse may take
- Understanding of how to identify signs and symptoms in your workplace
- Confidence in reporting procedures
- An overview of the legislation and guidance concerning safeguarding adults at risk
Lesley Wood is a freelance creative and educational professional with more than 20 years’ in depth experience of working across the creative, heritage, education and cultural sectors. She works with organisations of all sizes and across all sectors measuring impact & providing support on strategic development.
The course costs £150. The day includes lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance for each delegate.
English National Youth Arts Network members are eligible for a 10% discount.
For more information on this course, please contact the Artswork Professional Development team via firstname.lastname@example.org / 023 8033 2491