Child Protection Refresher
Date & Time:
Target Group / Level
Group Level 2 (regular contact with children) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) or above (including strategic leads) 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
This course provides an opportunity to those who have already attended Child Protection training to update their working knowledge of child protection issues based on “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. The focus is on safeguarding responsibilities across the multi-agency partnership and the importance of taking into account the voice of the child at all stages of the child protection process. The course includes:
Opportunity to reflect on changes in changes to statutory guidance and legislation and impact on practice.
At the end of the session, the participants will review and consider:
- own knowledge on current legislation, guidance and key procedures
- research and lessons from national and local SCRs and how to critically integrate these to assessments of children and families
- the different stages of the child protection process, tasks, roles and responsibilities for all professionals involved
- How to maintain focus on the child throughout all stages of assessment, analysis, planning of interventions and measures of outcomes