Course Overview

How can you tell which individuals pose the most significant risk to children? Accurately identifying and interpreting risky behaviours is the key to successful risk assessment and offender management.

Grounded in practical application for frontline safeguarding, this course trains participants in how to acquire and analyse the relevant information and then how to accurately report the risk.

Topics covered include:

  • What is risk?
  • How to recognise risky behaviours & what to do next
  • Critical facts about risk assessment
  • Specialist risk assessment tools to take away and how to use them
  • Interview protocol for identifying risk factors
  • Clinical risk assessment skills
  • Use of polygraph
  • Overview of static & dynamic risk factors
  • Management in the community
What Participants Gain

This course is essential for all those who work with children, have a safeguarding responsibility and want to develop a culture of safety within their organisation. It provides core knowledge and skills for those who work either directly or indirectly with offenders and their families. It is particularly relevant to offender managers, social workers, and public protection officers. By the end of the course, participants are able to:

  • Identify critical facts about risk assessment
  • Recognise risky behaviours and know what to do next
  • Understand specialist risk assessment tools
  • Comprehend issues related to the implementation of approaches to clinical risk assessment
  • Understand the benefits of polygraph
  • Better understand the key issues related to managing sex offenders risk in the community
  • Ask the right questions to facilitate a more accurate evaluation of risk
Dates and Locations
  • Manchester, 7th-8th September 2017 (two-day course)
    Greater Manchester Police Sports & Social Club Ltd, Hough End Centre, Mauldeth Road, West Chorlton, Manchester, M21 7SX

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Mentor trains nationally and internationally. If you wish to discuss running one of our courses in your area we have special rates for block bookings and are happy to design a training event customised for your agency’s specific needs. The training enables police forces, social care services and other multi-agency partners to join together to benefit from a special rate, eliminating the cost of travel, accommodation and subsistence.

Reviews of this Course

  • Excellent training, very relevant to my role as a Probation Officer, Gave me tips for how to approach certain individuals

    Probation Officer Comprehensive Risk Assessment & Management Of Sexual Offenders In The Community
  • Excellent course that has provide new information that will assist me in my work

    Church safeguarding representative Comprehensive Risk Assessment & Management Of Sexual Offenders In The Community
  • Some excellent guidance on denial types and ways of dealing with these

    Probation Officer Comprehensive Risk Assessment & Management Of Sexual Offenders In The Community
  • This course has provided excellently delivered superb materials, which are extremely interesting and invaluable in my daily working with sex offenders and overall risk assessments. I would highly recommend that all colleagues working with sex offenders attend this course!”

    Police officer Comprehensive Risk Assessment & Management Of Sexual Offenders In The Community

Cost

£320 per person

Two-day training course

7th-8th Sep 2017

For more information, call +44 (0) 203 468 1722 or email training@mentorforensics.com

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