Child Protection Awareness Course

Date & Time:

Monday 11 March 2019 (09:30 - 16:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group / Level

Group Level 2 (in regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) as set out in the Safeguarding Competency framework in London Safeguarding Child Procedures. NHS Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 and 3 for health professionals.

Course Overview/ Aim

The aim of this course is for participants to gain a better understanding about their duties under “Working together to Safeguard Children (HM Government 2018), Information Sharing Advice for Safeguarding Practitioners (2018), London Child Protection Procedures and messages from Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) and other learning reviews.

The focus is on awareness raising in respect of safeguarding responsibilities across the multi-agency partnership, including contributing to strategy meetings, reporting to and attending child protection conferences.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will:

  • Be able to identify indicators of risks of harm to respond in accordance with current legislation, statutory guidance and procedures; including specific issues for disabled children and other related groups of children
  • Be knowledgeable about how to apply Sutton LSCB threshold criteria at the different levels of intervention and within their professional context
  • Understand the reasons for sharing information about children at risk of actual or likely significant harm; and the consequences of not doing so based on learning from SCRs
  • Have an improved understanding about the importance of taking into account the voice of the child in all aspects of safeguarding processes
  • A better understanding about the importance of partnership working to safeguard children, including requirements around referrals, different types of assessments, contribution to strategy meetings, child protection conferences and other multi-agency meetings
  • Gained an understanding about key messages from SCRs to safeguard children and how to access learning from these in the future
  • Recognise the importance of the voice of the child in all aspects of safeguarding practice and record keeping.
Sector LimitAvailable
AdopterNo Limit
Education - CognusNo Limit
Education - Early YearsNo Limit
Education - OtherNo Limit
Education - Schools/CollegesNo Limit
Foster CarerNo Limit
LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age DisabilitesNo Limit
LBS OtherNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Heads of ServiceNo Limit
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 GroupNo Limit
NHS - Community ServicesNo Limit
NHS - HospitalNo Limit
NHS - OtherNo Limit
OtherNo Limit
PoliceNo Limit
Private - Domiciliary Care0
Private - Nursing Home0
Private - OtherNo Limit
Private - Residential Home0
RBK Shared ServiceNo Limit
Sutton Housing PartnershipNo Limit
Voluntary/CommunityNo Limit


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Further Information:


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Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)