Solution Focused Safeguarding

Solution Focused Safeguarding Practice

This course will allow you to understand the benefits of a solution focused approach to safeguarding work with children and adults. Research tells us that families will engage more consistently with safeguarding work where there is a balanced approach to identify risk.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand what is meant by “solution focused” in safeguarding work.
  • To consider different approaches in identifying risk in a solution focused way.
  • To develop knowledge of motivational interviewing techniques and how to apply this in safeguarding work.
  • To understand the difference between intuitive and analytical thinking
  • To be able to recognise that in all safeguarding scenarios there will be evidence of strengths as well as areas for development
  • To appreciate the need for realistic and timely planning in safeguarding work
  • To allow service users to share experiences and exercise choice about how help and support is delivered to minimise and manage identified risk of harm
  • To understand models of change and how this may impact safeguarding outcomes
  • To equip practitioners with the ability to think critically and apply professional challenge where appropriate in safeguarding situations
  • To appreciate the benefits from a solution focused approach in avoiding resistance from families and service users.

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