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Upcoming Multi-Agency Training Opportunities

Date: Tuesday, 08th Jun 2021 | Category: General

Modern Slavery: Multi-Agency Workshop for Single Point of Contacts (SPOCs) and First Responders

This course is targeted specifically at those First Responder organisations, who are authorised to refer a potential victim of modern slavery into the National Referral Mechanism.  The content will focus on developing and consolidating your modern slavery knowledge, so you are able to undertake the role and responsibilities of a SPOC.

This MS Teams workshop will cover:

  • The local modern slavery picture; lessons and implications for practice.
  • Referring to the National Referral Mechanism, links to safeguarding policies and procedures and using the modern slavery toolkit.
  • Your roles and responsibilities as a First responder organisation under Section 52 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, next steps and other training needs..


  • 15/06/2021 (last few places remaining) 9.30am – 1.00pm
  • 16/09/2021 – 9.30am – 1.00pm

Coercion and Control: Multi-Agency Workshop for Staff Working with Domestic Abuse

This course is open to any professional who works with children, families and any adult who is or may be a victim of domestic abuse. The workshop aims to ensure staff have a basic awareness, in order to identify and support victims of coercion and control in the context of domestic abuse and safeguarding adults. Facilitated by CGL, Sussex Police, ASC and ESSCP, this is an opportunity for staff to learn about the nature of coercion and control and how it permeates throughout society. Additionally, you will have the chance to share your own experiences with colleagues from across East Sussex, making the most of the opportunity to consider how best to deal with these challenging and complex cases.

Please note you must have completed the following 3 Domestic Abuse e-learning modules before attending:

  • Domestic Abuse – Foundation Module 1: What is domestic abuse?
  • Domestic Abuse – Foundation Module 2: Impact and building resilience, and barriers to seeking support
  • Domestic Abuse – Foundation Module 3: Risk identification, assessment and management


  • 22/06/2021 9.30am – 3.30pm

Mental Capacity Act 2005: A Multi-Agency Approach to Complex Cases

This 2.5-hour multi-agency training is for clinicians, health and social care professionals and all practitioners who are required to conduct or contribute to mental capacity assessments and make best interest decisions in complex cases.  The course is designed to supplement existing Mental Capacity Act training. Participants should have a good awareness of the Mental Capacity Act and have completed basic awareness training. It is a participative course involving multi-agency discussion of case studies and is aimed at learning through problem-solving and discussion.


  • 21/07/2021 9.30am – 12.00pm

All training can be booked via the East Sussex Learning Portal.  In order to apply for any of the courses on the East Sussex Learning Portal (ESLP) colleagues from partner organisations need to request an ESLP account, which is mandatory before they will be able to request a place on a course.  All the SAB multi-agency courses can be found here on the Safeguarding Adults Board Multi-Agency Training area of the Adult Social Care page on the ESLP.  Colleagues can also email if they need further support.