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SaFest 2021

After an extremely successful event last year, we are delighted to announce that SaFest – Devon’s Virtual Safeguarding Festival – will be back for a second year and will take place during the week of 22-26 November 2021.

Throughout this week, Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP) will be hosting SaFest 2021 online. The SaFest working group are pleased to announce that they have brought together an exciting range of key note speakers and workshop facilitators from a range of organisations and services, who either work with young people and adolescents or work in organisations that inform and influence best practice. All of the events that take place during SaFest week are free and can be accessed and enjoyed at the click of a mouse!

To view all events running throughout the week and biographies of all the presenters, please see the timetable of all SaFest 2021 events and workshops.

If you’d like to attend any of the sessions, please fill out the booking form to reserve your place.


Online Learning (e-learning and videos)

The following courses and videos are available on the Devon Learning Pool (DEL). If you have a DEL account, book a place on the training as normal. If you don’t have a DEL account, please complete the sign up form below. Please note that completing this form doesn’t automatically mean you will be allocated a place on the course; you will receive an email confirming that you’ve been given a place.

If you work in areas within Torbay or Plymouth only, it is recommended that you attend their Safeguarding respective partnership training instead. Please see the Plymouth Safeguarding Children Partnership website or the Torbay Safeguarding Children Partnership website for more details.

Early Help online training

Training Events Calendar

Sep 2021

28Sep
Gambling and Online Gaming Harm training – free
9:00 am

Oct 2021

01Oct
BILD Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Trial ASD
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nov 2021

01Nov
BILD Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Trial ASD
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
01Nov
Part 1 – An Introduction into Early Help, Right for Children and what makes a good assessment,
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
02Nov
Recognising and Responding to Neglect (Group 3)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
02Nov
Understanding Parental Couple Conflict, It’s Impact On Children’s Outcomes And What We Can Do To Help
9:30 am - 1:15 pm
02Nov
The SEND Trainer – Autism and Anxiety
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
03Nov
Afterthought Programme 2021 – 2022
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
04Nov
The SEND Trainer – Understanding Oppositional Defiance Disorder and Pathological Demand Avoidance
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
08Nov
Part 2- The TAF/Plan and Review Process and Closing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Sign up form

Only complete the following information if don’t already have a DEL account.

Please note, if you are not a Partner, your organisation will be charged £5 for the DEL licence fee to enable you to access the e-learning and video resources.

Training course request


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