Introduction to Contextual Safeguarding
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This training is targeted at professionals in direct contact with children including social workers, family support workers, foster carers, health professionals, schools, police and others who work with children at risk of abuse and extra-familial harm. This training is targeted at professionals in direct contact with children who contribute to assessments and multi-agency meetings including social workers, family support workers, police and others that work with children at risk of or who have been exploited. Group Level 2 (regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominantly 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 above for health professionals.
This session aims to introduce the idea of Contextual Safeguarding, and equip professionals with the tools to consider and respond to extra-familial harm using a Contextual Safeguarding approach.