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Dan Martin
Safeguarding SEND

Dan Martin

Dan Martin is the principal officer for social care at the National Children’s Bureau. He is responsible for the development and delivery of a range of national policy and practice projects, including the Safeguarding Early Adopter programme. His focus is on improving social care, front line practice and outcomes for children and young people.

Dan is a social worker and, before joining NCB, worked in a child protection team in Manchester. He has an MSc in social work and conducted research into the use of motivational interviewing in front line practice. Dan also has a longstanding commitment to promoting young people’s access to higher education and acted as a mentor for a widening participation charity and has also delivered training on routes into higher education to teachers in an inner city state school.

Dan Martin's Webinars

Effective Safeguarding Arrangements for Pupils with SEND (National Children’s Bureau)

  • Available On Demand

This webinar, in collaboration with the National Children’s Bureau, will help DSLs, Deputy DSLs, SENCOs and school leaders responsible for safeguarding to understand the legal framework around safeguarding pupils with SEND and identifying methods of best practice.

Child Criminal Exploitation: Identification, Understanding CCE and Supporting Children and Families

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will support school leaders and safeguarding leads to understand CCE in practice, defining key terms, highlighting relevant case studies and focusing on ways to cooperate with partner agencies to support children and families

Strengthening Multi-Agency Collaboration: New Safeguarding Arrangements 2019-20

  • Available On Demand

This webinar explores the impact of the arrangements in the 2017 Children and Social Work Act and the 2018 update to 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' and equips school leaders and safeguarding leads with a valuable insight into the legal basis for change, areas of innovation and how schools can take advantage of the changes.