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FREE Online Interactive Training Session: An Introduction to Digital Safeguarding

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Date(s) - 22 Jun 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Course Description

As charities transitioned their services to provide support online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, safeguarding has emerged as a key concern. To help you navigate the complex safeguarding landscape and confidently embed key principles within your digital solutions, we are running a Digital Safeguarding training  which is accompanied by a comprehensive resource pack.

This session will cover

  • High level principles of digital safeguarding
  • The differences between working online vs face to face – challenges and opportunities
  • Embedding digital safeguarding and risk assessment – things to think about
  • How technology can be used as a tool of abuse/coercive control
  • Supporting vulnerable people online
  • Staff wellbeing and managing secondary trauma when working remotely


Who should attend?

This training is only open to people who work in London.

Due to funding needs people who work in organisations who haven’t accessed free Ascent training before will be prioritised.

People who work with women who have experienced violence and abuse who want to manage the effects. People who want to look at ways to promote self-care and good working relationships.

How to apply?

Please fill out this survey. You will be informed if you have a place at least two weeks before the course. This course is only open to people who work in London.


This course is delivered online using Zoom and involves self-guided learning and an interactive training session. A week before the session, you will receive the materials for you to work through in your own time and should take no longer than an hour to complete. The training session is tutor led and will last for three hours, including a 20 minute break. In our virtual classroom, you will explore some of the topics from the self-guided learning in more depth and cover new topics. The training session will involve tutor presentation, question and answer opportunities and group work activities.

This training is free thanks to funding from

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