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Schools Contextualised Safeguarding Conference

Current Contextualised Safeguarding issues for Derbyshire


This one day conference will provide you with information on current Contextualised Safeguarding issues for Derbyshire, delivered this year by the following national Keynote Speakers instead of workshops.


Dez Holmes
Director of Research in Practice and Research in Practice Adults. In her keynote titled “Risk, Rights, Resilience & Relationships: redesigning our approach to safeguarding”, Dez Holmes will explore key research messages regarding development and extra-familial harm and consider how professionals in schools are well-placed to provide relationship-based and resilience-focused support.

Jane Held
A senior leader in the Safeguarding Adults and Children’s Services sector, a first class consultant with a national reputation for expertise in Children’s Services and Safeguarding, providing high quality strategic and policy advice, will discuss the increasingly complex and challenging world that children and young people live in.

Phil Ashford
The leader and founder of the National Working Group (NWG) who tackles Child Sexual Exploitation and leads multi-agency forums in the Midlands. Phil spent several years working in Community Safety, with communities, the Police and other agencies to prevent crime and anti-social behaviour and will review the contemporary approaches to Safeguarding Children at Risk of Exploitation.

Booking Information

The cost of this conference is £190 per delegate.
PLEASE NOTE: Online booking is now closed please email or phone to book.

For any queries, please email S4S.training@derbyshire.gov.uk or call the Workforce Development Team on 01629 536546.


Designated Safeguarding Leads and anyone involved in Safeguarding in schools

11 Oct 2019 08:45 - 14:30

Closing date: 10/10/2019
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Date and Time

11 Oct 2019 08:45 - 14:30


Eastwood Hall (EH / Chattersley Room), Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3SS


Debbie Peacock
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