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  • Protective Behaviours Theme One - "We all have the right to feel safe all the time"
  • Protective Behaviours Theme Two - "We can talk with someone about anything, even if it feels awful or small"
  • Protective Behaviours Theme One - "We all have the right to feel safe all the time"
  • Protective Behaviours Theme Two - "We can talk with someone about anything, even if it feels awful or small"

Next 4 day Specialist Practitioner Course

We will shortly be confirming dates in October/November 2017. To register an interest in attending please get in touch via our Contact page :)

2 day Foundation Course - Bedford Borough Council

Bedford BC thumbnailEarly Help Bedfordshire have commissioned 2 more Foundation Courses and the next set of training will be held on 8th & 22nd March 2017. More details including how to book can be found on our Events page.

A further 2 day Foundation Course in Oxford

OTSA avatarThe PBTP feel pleased to announce that following a recent well-received 2 day Foundation Course in Protective Behaviours, 2 further courses have been requested. Dates for the next course and access to booking can be found on our Events page.

Next 2 Day Foundation Course for Worcestershire County Council

This 2 day Foundation Course will run on 2nd & 16th March 2017 and the fee for those outside of the County Council is £65 :) Full details can be found on our Events page.

Open Access Foundation Training - Northampton

PBTP avatarJudith Staff has just confirmed details of an Open-Access 2 day Foundation course in Northampton for 21st & 28th April 2017. Fuller details and booking form available on our Events page.

Research Report

FMI avatarA big THANK YOU to all who completed the survey circulated by Family Matters Institute regarding the effectiveness of attending our training in Protective Behaviours. The full report is now available - please contact for more information

Fully-Subsidised Training in Northamptonshire

northants pcc avatar7 fully-subsidised 2 day Foundation courses for Headteachers, Designated Safe-Guarding Leads, PHSE co-ordinators and their link PCSOs now available across Northamptonshire. Full booking information and qualifying details can be found at the Eventbrite registration page.

New Look to PBTP website

PBTP avatarWe hope you like the new look to our website. This was intended to give the site more contemporary styling and better functionality for mobile devices. All feedback is welcome!

The site now also transfers and receives data more securely, through the use of SSL encryption. Please note the GlobalSign seal at the bottom of each page, which is also a link to validate the site's security certification.

Protective Behaviours & Early Help, Bedford

Bedford BC thumbnailFour 2 day Protective Behaviours Foundation Courses confirmed as part of Bedford Borough Council 'Early Help' Strategy. More information may be found at bedford.gov.uk/earlyhelp


Come and join us at PBPeople.org.uk

Protective Behaviours Training Partnership exists to:

  • Promote the Protective Behaviours Process
  • Deliver training consistent with the Protective Behaviours Process
  • Ensure that the quality of Protective Behaviours training is of a high standard
  • Review and develop the content of current Protective Behaviours courses
  • Design new Protective Behaviour training courses and resources
  • Liaise with existing Protective Behaviours trainers
  • Develop the skills of existing trainers
  • Provide training for new Protective Behaviours trainers

Members of the Partnership will:

  • Hold relevant training qualifications*
  • Attend at least one recognised Protective Behaviours meeting per year
  • Be observed delivering at least one training course per year
  • Commit to on-going professional development and that of trainee trainers e.g. mentoring, co-training
  • Submit at least one set of course evaluations per year
  • Have in place the relevant insurance cover for the delivery of training

* Relevant training qualifications are formal teacher qualifications which include QTS, further education qualifications such as PTLLS as well as Protective Behaviours specific qualifications with courses originally designed by Di Margetts. Further information is available by visiting individual Partner profiles.


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