Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements is the process through which agencies work together to protect the public by managing the risks posed by violent and sexual offenders living in the community. Working in care, you may be providing support to offenders and be included in their risk management plans. MAPPA is a part of safeguarding and this course helps you understand the process and aims.
- Know the aim of MAPPA and the three groups of offenders that MAPPA applies to
- Understand management plans specific to the needs, circumstances, and offending history of the individual
- Know your role in protecting the public from the risks posed by offenders in the community, and how best to support MAPPA offenders with health needs – such as mental ill health and issues with drugs and alcohol
Advantages of this course
- All staff in a health and social care setting have a duty to safeguard adults as well as children. Care practitioners must record, report, and escalate (where appropriate) any safeguarding concerns and make sure they are compliant with the MAPPA policies and procedures. This course outlines the relevant legislation and statutory guidance. A good example of a MAPPA policy at a health care setting is included.
- The presentation section of this course explains the process and rules around sharing information about MAPPA offenders, or potential offenders
- Learning is delivered through reading materials, presentations, and videos to ensure they are accessible and suit different learning styles