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Learning Zone

In this section you will find details of training courses, policies and strategies to support you in your work. If you feel we can improve this section further please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Our training programme helps to ensure that people working with children, young people and adults understand the predisposing factors and signs and indicators of abuse.
  • That they are able to exercise professional skill in terms of effective information sharing and the ability to analyse this information.
  • Have the knowledge and skills to collaborate with other agencies and disciplines in order to safeguard the welfare of children, young people and adults.
  • Have a sound understanding of the legislative framework and the wider policy context within which they work, as well as familiarity with local policy and procedures.

Please click the link below to download the DSPP Charging Policy:

DSPP Training Strategy

Dudley Safeguarding People Partnership is responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk across the Dudley Borough. This includes ensuring that there are appropriate training and learning opportunities for people who work with children, adults at risk, carers and families.

Download our Training Strategy below:

Learning Improvement Framework

DSPP Briefings and Newsletters

Safer - Your DSPP Safeguarding Newsletter

Read our 'Safer' Newsletter to keep you informed and updated on latest news, research and best practice across Dudley.

To view our latest edition, please visit our 'Safer' Newsletter page.

Safer 7 - DSPP 7 Minute Briefings

Safer7, DSPP's seven-minute briefings have been produced to allow managers to deliver a short briefing to staff on key topics – they can also be used to support reflective discussion with practitioners.

For a list of recent Safer7's please visit our Safer7s page.

Learning from Reviews

Information on learning from local and national reviews can be accessed here

Video Blogs

Video Blogs

In partnership with colleagues from around the safeguarding partnership, we have started to create and deliver video blogs to help deliver learning around safeguarding in an accessible and innovative ways.

Please visit our video blogs page to learn more.

Regional and National Briefings and Newsletters

DSPP Policies and Procedures

For all policies and procedures that have been approved please visit

Children - Dudley Safeguarding Children Procedures

Adults - Dudley Safeguarding Adults Procedures