Managing Allegations of Abuse (Face to Face)

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Managing Allegations of Abuse (Face to Face)

Programme Overview
Managing allegations
Delivery ModelFace to Face session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable).
  • AED 1250 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • If you would like bespoke, in-school training for a group of your staff, please contact Rebecca Annand,, who will be able to assist you.
Deadline booking date
Monday 25th March 
Training date and time
Wednesday 24th April 2024 
8:30am to 1:30pm

Programme breakdown

  • 5-hours face to face training with a break between sessions.  
Office 109, Discovery Tower, Studio City, Dubai 
Target audience

PRIMARY and SECONDARY All Senior Leaders, School Governors/Trustees and Safeguarding Leads.

Aims of the course
  • To equip the delegate with the confidence to manage allegations of abuse against staff and volunteers.
Intended outcomes
  • Understand what an allegation is and how allegations may arise
  • Understand role and responsibilities in managing allegations
  • Recognise possible risks and identify measures to mitigate risk
  • Understand how to effectively manage communication
  • Understand the impact of allegations and investigations to ensure that all those involved are appropriately supported
  • Identify good practice

The Safeguarding Alliance

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Programme details:

This course has been designed to ensure that you take a systematic approach and understand the importance of evidencing when faced with a safeguarding concern.

As part of this course, The Safeguarding Alliance will provide you with a managing allegations of abuse policy and other relevant resources aimed to equip you with the confidence when making decisions.

The Course will explore:

  • Understanding what allegation is and how allegations may arise
  • Identify guidance in relation to managing allegations of abuse
  • Examine roles and responsibilities in effectively managing allegation
  • Understanding the importance of providing support to all those involved
  • Understanding the importance of risk and critical incident management in mitigating moral panic

Session 1:  It can happen here

  • This session will explore the idea of ‘it can happen here’. Case studies will be shared as an introduction to the course. The importance of clear systems and procedures will be explored in relation to managing an allegation of abuse against staff and volunteers


Session 2:  Communication, next steps and managing the outcome

  • This session focuses on the importance of effective communication to key stakeholders throughout the process as well as identifying the next steps and managing the outcome.


The Safeguarding Alliance
5 hours