We welcome bookings on all our training courses from any staff, volunteers or managers working with children, adults and families in Bury.
Virtual Training now available to book
A wide range of virtual multi-agency safeguarding courses are available to book on the BISP Training website. Create your account and book yourself on.
Young People and Problem Gambling - 1 hour Zoom training delivered by Ian Whiteside and Kylie Windle, Beacon Trust Counselling
This course is suitable for all professionals working with vulnerable young people and young adults at risk.
This virtual course will help you to recognise risk factors, signs and symptoms and address how to access support for young people with problem gambling issues. It will look at the level of impact of harmful gambling on both the individual and affected others including mental health and wellbeing issues, the heightened risk of suicidal ideation and self-harm, drug and alcohol misuse, financial crisis, problems with education/work, criminality, relationship difficulties and the associated social and psychological impact on affected others.
- Learn how to recognise the risk factors, signs, indicators and symptoms of problem gambling
- Find out how to talk to young people about problem gambling
- Learn what support and help is available if needed
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 19 March 2020
The BISP Strategic Partners have made the decision to cancel all face to face training for the next six weeks whilst we try to understand the most appropriate way to reduce the health risks associated to COVID-19. Please consider completing some of the recommended E-learning.
The health of our staff, partners and community is a priority and we will do as much as we can to sustain business as usual during the challenging time for each agency/individual.
BISP Learning and Development Strategy
BISP is committed to delivering a high quality multi-agency training programme that supports professionals, volunteers and the independent sector in their work to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children and young people. The Learning and Development Strategy for 2016-2019 can be viewed here. BSCB Learning and Development Strategy 2016-2019 [82kb]
A wide range of free or low cost e-learning designed to support work to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults. On completion of a course, practitioners should notify their agency training representative to ensure that e-learning is captured on their training record.
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