Hidden Men - Finding Ways Forward

Date & Time:

Thursday 17 February 2022 (9.30 - 12.30)

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Venue:

Virtual via Teams - joining details will be emailed, Please ensure your organisation supports access to Microsoft Teams to enable you to access this session.

Detail:

Aims 

  • To facilitate discussion and address concerns about engaging with men in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children 
  • To consider lessons from practice and research relating to ‘hidden’ men
  • To identify men as positive for children and those who pose a risk to children
  • To acknowledge values and context around issues of gender and fatherhood
  • To develop practical ways of effectively engaging with men

 Learning Outcomes

  • Awareness of :
    • key learning from local and national SCRs and current research
    • reasons why men may be 'hidden' – ignored, avoided, avoiding, concealed
    • block and difficulties to effective practice, including– Personal, Professional and Organisational
  • Development of practical skills:
    • assertiveness and authoritative working with men and other members of the family
    • gaining repertoire of what to say, including useful questions and approaches
    • considering practical changes in the workplace and methods of working

Places Available:

2

Further Information:

Enquiries:

SCSP_training@sandwellchildrenstrust.org

Trainer:

Ruth Pearson

Venue Details:

Virtual via Teams - joining details will be emailed, Please ensure your organisation supports access to Microsoft Teams to enable you to access this session.