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Here you will receive a comprehensive understanding of the nature and impact of roles and responsibilities within the child protection system for ensuring effective multi-agency work.
The course will explore child protection conferences, preparing child protection plans and the role of core groups to ensure the best outcomes for children at risk of harm. You will have the opportunity to take part in a simulated Case Conference based on a detailed case study.
By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of the assessment and decision-making processes and a sound grasp of the principles and processes for effective collaboration. You will also gain skills in preparing for the Case Conference including how to write a formal report, identifying what is and what isn’t evidence-based information and how to challenge decisions.
This is an advanced course designed for those who have some previous child protection training.
This course will help you become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person / Safeguarding Lead for safeguarding
Who is it aimed at?
Those who are the named Designated Person / Safeguarding Leads working in education, health, local authority, charities, private sector, voluntary organisations and who have responsibility for safeguarding children (and/ or vulnerable adults) within their organisation.
Role of a Designated Person or Safeguarding Lead