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KBSP Webinars

Information about our upcoming webinars and recordings of past webinars

Upcoming Webinars

KBSP webinars are safeguarding taster sessions that take place over video call. These sessions are available to everyone. There is no need to book a place and they are free to attend. At the time of the webinar, click on the Zoom link at the day/time of the event to join the call. You can find previous recordings of the KBSP Webinar series below and on our Webinar Archive page.

Self- neglect webinar (in support of SAAW Stop Adult Abuse Week)

Review of National CSPR (Child Safeguarding Practice Review) relating to Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson

The KBSP will be delivering a webinar imminently relating to the learning from the national CSPR for Arthur and Star.

While this is being developed locally please access the webinar delivered over the summer period by the national CSPR panel ((1) WEBINAR: National review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson - YouTube)

Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2022

Time: 12:00- 13:00

Platform: Online

Access: Join here on the day at 12:00

Meeting ID: 962 6976 4867

Passcode: 344738

Cyber Choices - How much do you know about cyber dependent crime?

Date: TBC

Time: TBC

Platform: Zoom

Access: TBC



KBSP Webinar Series Library 2021 - 2022

We have added recordings of the previous webinars in case you missed the live event or if you want to view the session again or share with your colleagues.

Safeguarding non mobile babies and Children Under one

Recorded on: Wednesday 26th January 2022 between 11am - 12pm

Presenters: Jayne MacIver and Fiona Townsend, Early Years Enhanced Provision

This webinar highlights the importance of professionals working together to maintain a focus on the needs and experiences of very young children, especially those in vulnerable families.

It gives professionals an understanding and overview of safeguarding for very young children, as well providing information on the key messages to be given to parents to protect non mobile babies. Professionals working with non-mobile babies will have an understanding and the ability to spot signs of abuse in babies & very young children. It also provides additional guidance, useful links and support service information

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Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

16 days of Activism of Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Recorded: Monday 6th December 2021 between 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Presenters: Jayne Whittlestone and Charlotte Chappell from Next Link


  • Professional vigilance/ curiosity and Trauma informed approach to domestic abuse.
  • Domestic abuse is everyone’s business.
  • Busting myths “why don’t they just leave”.
  • Recognising impact and individuality.
  • Coercive control.
  • Domestic abuse definition; changes following domestic abuse Act 2021.
  • Barriers and challenges to disclosing/ reporting.
  • Best practice around approaching a victim/ survivor and what to do if you are worried.
  • Next Link services and partnership/ multi-agency working.
  • Service contact numbers.

Perinatal Mental Health

Recorded: Monday 18th October 2021

Presenter(s): Leanne Ellaway, Social Work Lead and Jools Granville

Description: This webinar aims to offer understanding surrounding the role of the perinatal mental health team, why the team exists and how to refer. It also offers insight into interventions, how to increase awareness of risk factors and 'red flags' and how to identify good practice as well as what to avoid.

This webinar will also offer opportunity to listen to someone with lived experience.

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Safeguarding Young Men & Boys

Recorded: Tuesday 5th October 2021

Presenter(s): Calum Paton, Education Inclusion Manager, Bristol City Council

Description: This webinar is designed to inform and educate professionals working in the local Bristol area on how to work with young men and boys experiencing extra-familial harm. The webinar aims to provide an understanding of contextual safeguarding and the range of extra-familial harm that young men and boys experience in Bristol. The webinar also aims to detail examples of the appropriate interventions that are undertaken to support and safeguard them. 

Presentation slides and recording coming soon.

Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage 

Recorded: Tuesday 7th September 2021

Presenter(s): Sabeena Pirooz, ​Director of the Sky Project –  a charity that is actively working to reduce the number of forced marriage cases in and around Bristol and the South West and DCI Larisa Hunt, the police lead for Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage from Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

An understanding of what Honour Based Abuse is and the signs to look for. A chance for professionals to understand the complexity and risk of Honour Based Abuse cases, know what to do and what not to do and helpful tips for safeguarding victims and families. A chance also to learn about misconceptions around forced marriage including the difference between an arranged marriage and a forced marriage, learn how to safeguard in these cases, understand the law and the benefit of Forced Marriage Protection Orders.

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Recorded: Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Presenter: Michele Winter, Independent Social Worker, Trainer & SAR Reviewer

What is self-neglect and how does it affect? Looking at how to recognise self neglect and what the indicators might be. Thinking about what might be the causes and ways of working with individuals who self-neglect.


This topic is also available as a full training via iTrent (BCC staff ONLY).


Hate Crime

Recorded on 19th July 2021

Presented by Michele Winter - Independent Social Worker, Trainer & SAR Reviewer

An overview of what Hate Crime is, how it impacts individuals and models of interventions around how to tackle Hate Crime in your community and which Bristol based services can provide help and other resources.


Mind your Language 

Recorded on 6th July 2021

Presented by Jo Ritchie, Advanced Social Worker - CSE and Rachel Hayhow, Advanced Social Worker - Practice Development.

An understanding of CSE, the language we use and how we can actively support children and young people affected by CSE with the use of accurate terminology.

Presentation slides unavailable

Disclosure of Child Sexual Abuse – Understanding, Recognition and Response

Recorded on 6th July 2021

Presented by Dr Michelle Cutland

An overview of the evidence and research around disclosures of CSA by children and young people as well as providing practical advice on how to respond and receive disclosures from children and young people in a range of settings.

This will be of use to any frontline practitioner in education, health, social care, police and voluntary sector organisations.

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Recorded on 12th May 2021

Presented by Jo Ritchie, CSE Advanced Social Worker at Bristol City Council

''The warning signs were all there but no one noticed'' - Recognising and Responding to Child Sexual Exploitation.

Presentation slides

Webinar Archive

Access to all recorded previous years' webinars on the Webinar Archive page.