This free virtual multi-agency course will help you to carry out your crucial role ensuring agencies work together to protect children from harm. It will examine the child protection procedures and best practice in Southampton and is aimed at practitioners who have high involvement in the child protection process.
Who should attend?
Attendees should have relevant working experience of child protection process or have attended Safeguarding Children and Young People Level 2 prior to applying for this course. This course is aimed at professionals from all agencies i.e. health, education, police and social care, who contribute to child protection enquiries or work with complex issues within families i.e. have a role to play in regards to undertaking Section 47 enquiries.
It is also mandatory training for those in social care who will be responsible for the coordination of the assessment of children in need. It may be of interest to early years and childcare providers.
By the end of the course participants will have been offered the opportunity to:
- Review knowledge on current legislation and guidance
- Consider the implication in practice deriving from the learning from SCRs/SPRs
- Define abuse and look at Thresholds for s17 and s47 (information sharing)
- Understand professionals roles and responsibilities in the child protection process, CP conferences and core groups
All sessions are run virtually via Zoom and a link will be sent prior to the course taking place.
13th October 2021
8th December 2021