Workshop on adolescents at risk of entering secure accommodation

Date & Time:

Monday 21 October 2019 (09:30 - 12:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA



These course is targeted to all professionals working with vulnerable adolescents.  Group Level 2 (regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) or above (including strategic leads) set out in the Safeguarding Competency framework in London Safeguarding Child Procedures. Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 for health professionals.


The aims of this workshop are:

  • To identify and examine ways of reducing the risk factors of adolescents who are at risk of entering secure accommodation
  • To draw on case examples and learning from serious case reviews
  • To gain a better understanding of the experience of young people and what will make a difference to reduce the risk of entering secure accommodation.


By attending this course, participants will have:

  • Developed an understanding about the experience of the young person and the family when a young people is at risk or have entered secure accommodation
  • Have a better understanding about the common features of young people at risk of entering secure accommodation
  • Improved their ability to recognise what is happening in their lives, including repeat placement moves, that adds to the risk of significant harm
  • Improved their ability to identify support services in a timely way and how to escalate concerns to the LSCB when required
  • An improved understanding about the legislation, threshold and processes related to children entering secure accommodation
  • Developed knowledge about the risk factors that place young people at risk of secure accommodation
  • Developed knowledge about alternative actions that may have avoided secure accommodation, and local services available to support this.


Sector LimitAvailable
Education - Cognus0
Education - Early Years0
Education - Other0
Education - Schools/Colleges0
Foster Carer0
LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age Disabilites0
LBS Other0
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Heads of Service0
LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway0
LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities0
LBS People Adults - Other0
LBS People Adults - START0
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality0
LBS People Adults - Transitions0
LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality0
LBS People Children's - Adoption and PermanenceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Blue LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Children with DisabilitiesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - CourtNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant DirectorNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Early HelpNo Limit
LBS People Children's - FosteringNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Green LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Heads of ServiceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Integrated Childrens ServicesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care TeamNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Looked After ChildrenNo Limit
LBS People Children's - MASHNo Limit
LBS People Children's - OtherNo Limit
LBS People Children's - PlacementsNo Limit
LBS People Children's - QANo Limit
LBS People Children's - RASNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Red LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Sutton Inclusion & SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending TeamNo Limit
NHS - Clinical Commissioning Group0
NHS - Community Services0
NHS - Hospital0
NHS - Other0
Private - Domiciliary Care0
Private - Nursing Home0
Private - Other0
Private - Residential Home0
Sutton Housing Partnership0


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Jo Mitchell, Angela Killalea, Laura Noulton

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)