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Why Supervision is an Essential Part of Safeguarding (1 of 4 to complete DSL training)

20th October 2021 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

| Free
DATE:20th October 2021
SPB Training Officers
LOCATION:Independent learning and Teams APPLICABLE TO: Adults and Children
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This course is one of four that are suitable for Designated Leads and those who have a safeguarding lead role in any organisation, eg: designated safeguarding lead in a school, safeguarding lead GP, social worker, care manager, Independent Violence Advisors, named doctor or nurse, police public protection unit, any staff undertaking adult safeguarding enquiries/assessments. The other courses are: Professional Differences; DSL role in Safer Organisations; and Managing Allegations


To enable practitioners working with children and adults at risk to understand why supervision is an essential part of safeguarding.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  •  Explain the importance of staff supervision and how it supports professional curiosity and challenge.
  •  Define a variety of practice techniques which can be used in organisations to enhance supervision.
  •  Use a supervision tool to reflect on a child, family or adult at risk that you are currently working with.


Independent learning and a live online seminar via Teams

Course Level

Children’s Competency Framework: Target Group 3 and 4

Adult’s Competency Framework: Advanced Level 3