Jessica Spenceley: Safeguarding & Child Protection in Private Practice (March)

Saturday 04 March 2023 10am - 4pm Online


Jessica Spenceley

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A Day with Jessica Spenceley 

Join us on 4th March for an Advanced Safeguarding and Child Protection Workshop tailored to therapists in private practice and other professionals engaged in lone working with children and young people.

Content Summary: 

The day will support you to deepen your understanding of safeguarding and child protection and will provide you with the space to explore how this relates to the context of your work.  The workshop will build on your knowledge base, equip you with additional tools to support and advocate for vulnerable youth, and help you to feel more confident as you move forward in your practice.


Aims and Objectives of the day:

  • Review concepts related to safeguarding and child protection
  • Explore the area of risk and how this relates to lone working
  • Develop greater awareness of key legislation and guidance
  • Understand your role as a designated safeguarding professional
  • Demonstrate an understanding around how to handle concerns
  • Explore multi-agency working
  • Discuss ethical dilemmas


Learning Methods:

The day will utilise an array of learning and teaching styles including small group discussions, multimedia methods, and lecture delivery.

Handouts, additional learning resources, and recommended reading will be provided.


Self-care reminder:

Please note that this workshop discusses potentially emotive and triggering material, so please be mindful of your own wellbeing.


About Jessica:

Jessica Spenceley is a highly experienced international therapist, social worker, and facilitator whose specialisms include trauma, grief, adoption, and safeguarding.  She has a wealth of experience in health and social care settings utilising an integrative and relational model of practice providing direct services to children and families.  Jessica has managed child protection and safeguarding services within the charity sector, and she is involved in work as a provider of therapeutic and assessment services, trainer, and leader in adoption support service development and implementation.

Ethical Conduct at Sunflower Events 

It is a requirement that all participants adhere to ethical conduct in the context of events including:

  • Respect for Sunflower staff, trainers and other attendees
  • Adherence to policies and procedures
  • Maintaining confidentiality and privacy
  • Sensitivity to complex issues being discussed

Anyone in breach of these threshold requirements may be removed from an event and could be unable to attend further events in the future. This is to safeguard the staff and participants as well as to enable quality assurance for the safety and wellbeing of all attendees.

In booking an event these criteria are agreed to in principle and committed to in practice.


Please note – The Sunflower Network does not record events for purchase or view at a later date nor permit recordings of the event to be made. All our events are ‘as live’. This is to safeguard the nurturing and contained environment we create online in order to maintain our culture of safe, private and supported interactivity and sharing.


Uncredited Use Or Replication Of Content Shared:

On behalf of the trainers we work with, we do not allow content shared during our CPD days to be replicated or used in any way without due credit to the copyright owner. Doing so without previous consent may result in exclusion from further Sunflower events.


Certificates & Resources: 

The ticket price includes any handouts the trainer may wish to share with you – which will be sent out AFTER the event has taken place – and a CPD certificate.


Ways to Pay 

Payment in advance in instalments is also possible to arrange directly with us. To discuss possible discounts for groups / teams or for an individual booking multiple events, alternative ways to pay and /or to arrange an invoice for your place of work to pay for you please email [email protected] for further details.

Booking Terms & Conditions

All bookings to be paid in full except where private arrangements have been made to pay in instalments and agreed by us. Tickets &/ or any instalment payments are non-refundable once payment has been made. You can re-sell or transfer your ticket to another attendee up ...

All bookings to be paid in full except where private arrangements have been made to pay in instalments and agreed by us. Tickets &/ or any instalment payments are non-refundable once payment has been made. You can re-sell or transfer your ticket to another attendee up to 24 hours before the event opens - as long as we have notice in writing with their name. On request The Sunflower Network Ltd. may be able to help advertise and/or facilitate any re-sales but this will incur an admin fee of £15.00 to cover our costs including subsequent charges we receive from the ticket providers. Please note The Sunflower Network Ltd. cannot ever guarantee a successful re-sale and responsibility for finding a new purchaser remains with the original ticket holder at all times. No transfer or refund will be considered for a 'no show' on the day of the event for whatever reason.

If you are booking a ticket as part of a discount offer, only ONE discount can be applied to a ticket at any one time.

The Sunflower Network Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the booking terms and conditions, the timetable, content and/or any events at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation by us and if we cannot offer an alternative date, we will refund the cost of the ticket price for the event in full. We will not be responsible for any further cost incurred by you in relation to your booking.