Introduction to Safeguarding Adults

Introduction to Safeguarding Adults

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An online workshop for UnLtd Award Winners

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Introduction to Safeguarding Adults

(This workshop is for Social Entrepreneurs based in England/Scotland/Wales and Northern Ireland)

Join Ineke Houtenbos from NSPCC Learning, for an introduction to Safeguarding Adults.

This workshop will provide guidance on;

  • Identifying the different types of abuse we recognise for adults in all nations.
  • Understanding what it means to be trauma informed in our practice.
  • Awareness of the concepts of consent and capacity in adult safeguarding.
  • Referral pathways for concerns for adults.

Facilitator: Ineke Houtenbos has a BSc in Social Pedagogy and is a CIPD Associate in Learning and Development for Managers. Ineke also offers coaching sessions for professional and personal development. She has worked in the field of safeguarding and child protection for over 20 years. She has been a member of the NI Training & Consultancy team since August 2017 for which she completed her Trainers for Trainers course in Child Protection. Prior to this she provided an online social work service for NSPCC and was a Childline Supervisor. She has practiced Social Work in different countries; Residential Worker at Rathgeal Juvenile Justice Centre in Bangor, Northern Ireland, Social Worker in Delft, the Netherlands, Residential Counsellor (status offenders) in Huntington, West Virginia and Residential Counsellor delivering therapeutic interventions to children and young people in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA. Ineke has delivered safeguarding training across England, Wales, NI, and in Bahrain.

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