Hi I’m Kate and I’m the founder of the Safeguarding Association.
The world of child protection can be a daunting place for even the most experienced safeguarding leads. It is a world of processes and procedures, which, even though you know you do your DSL job excellently, can leave you with a feeling of uncertainty about those cases with complex issues.
As senior lead, the responsibility is yours alone and responsibility can be a heavy burden regardless of your experience. And that burden is even greater if you are fighting with services to access support for those aged 15plus.
Here at the Safeguarding Association we work with you to provide support and guidance when you need it.
Work With Me
Remove the uncertainty and loneliness through simple steps.
Through these steps you’ll feel safe when working in this arena, regardless of how complex the situation. You’ll reduce your worry, be confident in the steps you take and ensure you feel you have discharged your responsibilities to the best of your ability.
Join me and 100s of other safeguarding practitioners for our annual summit
Held every year in October, the Global Safeguarding Summit brings together an array of international practitioners. During the 12 hour day we all share and learn from each other as we talk best practice and hot topics.
Follow the link below to watch talks from our 2020 Summit.
Open courses/webinars on specific subjects to assist you.
The Safeguarding Academy has a range of courses to suit your needs and will help ensure your work is of the highest standard and significantly reduce the adverse scrutiny of your work.
Our courses are for practitioners in the child protection arena. We have a range of open and bespoke in-house programmes available.
Join your peers in the Safeguarding Leaders Hub and get access to me and ongoing development.
The Safeguarding Leaders Hub is the heart of our organisation. I support senior safeguarding leads who are busy, overstretched and time poor, keep up to date easily through online CPD and support for difficult and often complex child protection situations
The Leaders Hub is for you if you want easy support, simple updates and 1-1 conversations to help deal with crises and overwhelm.
“Training was relevant, hard-hitting, inspiring and flowed really well”
“Interesting course delivered effectively by a knowledgable tutor in this area. Friendly in her approach and able to communicate and explain issues clearly”
“[Training was] interactive, a lot of the scenarios were relevant to our line of work”
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