Safeguarding Awareness Training - South East District

20th May 2013

Uniform: There is no need for Scout Uniform.

What to bring: Notepad & pen.

The format is a brief PowerPoint presentation followed by discussion groups and case studies so that leaders can share ideas. Issues covered include:

  • Bullying - preventative strategies, recognising the signs and how to deal with it
  • Keeping young people safe - different forms of abuse, warning signs and procedure to report concerns
  • Internet safety - online dangers for young people and guidance for leaders on use of social media
  • Safeguarding code of practice - advice for leaders to stay safe, and recognising inappropriate behaviour by adults or young people in the group
  • Resources and support - how to obtain resources, run a group activity and where to find help.

This session is now fully booked and registration is closed.

For more background information on why The Scout Association has introduced a requirement for Safeguarding Awareness Training, please click here to see an email that was sent to GSLs and Group Contacts -