A Safe Space, level 4 - Managing concerns, allegations and disclosures

For all commissioners, designates, deputies and those sharing a role, trainers delivering A Safe Space Level 4, safeguarding leads and A Safe Space advisers. There may be volunteers in other roles that may find this useful, for example, contingent management/support teams leading a national contingent to international events.

A Safe Space, Level 4 has been developed to give our commissioners' the knowledge and skills they need to respond to safeguarding concerns, allegations and disclosures and to manage any incidents or investigations.

When you have completed this training, you will be able to:

  • Describe the types of safeguarding concerns you might encounter and how to assess them.
  • Consider the factors and behaviours that can influence your own and other peoples' perception of a potential safeguarding situation.
  • Identify the challenges and issues you might encounter when handling safeguarding concerns. Be able to discuss appropriate ways of working with and supporting volunteers, young people, parents and carers.
  • Discuss the principles of secondary trauma and identify personal coping strategies and effective support systems they can use within the context of managing safeguarding.

Delivering A Safe Space Level 4 training

When delivering A Safe Space, level 4 training, you must keep to the aims and objectives and you should design your session from the template session plan provided.

You can reorder how you cover the aim and objectives, choose from the exercises provided and add in your own scenarios or exercises to suit your audience.