Contextual Safeguarding training

Contextual Safeguarding recognises that young people are influenced by a whole range of environments and people outside of their family. For example in school or college, by friends and in the local community.

Contextual safeguarding looks at how we can best understand risks in each of these environments, engage with children and young people and help to keep them safe.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • What contextual safeguarding is
  • How contextual safeguarding has developed
  • How contextual safeguarding works to influence practice
  • Case studies
This Contextual Safeguarding course has been designed specifically for people who want to understand what contextual safeguarding is and how it has developed. We have separate courses designed and tailored specifically for those that work in children's services and Education.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 1.5 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

Choose your desired delivery method from the boxes below.

Contextual Safeguarding eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Contextual Safeguarding course

By the end of this training, you will:
  • Know what contextual safeguarding is
  • Understand how contextual safeguarding has developed
  • Be able to explain how contextual safeguarding works in your practice
  • Be able to demonstrate your knowledge using case studies

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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Additional course information

Here are example screenshots of our interactive learning in action. If you would like to see more of the course features before you subscribe, feel free to book a demo with the team, who would be delighted to show you how our online courses help support meaningful training.