This multiagency course is for DSLs in schools. All DSLs must complete multiagency training at least every three years.
This is a full day course for professionals who work with children and young people with learning disabilities and/or neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in a role where they may be required as part of their role to make an assessment of or deliver an intervention to a child or young person with harmful sexual behaviour.
Learning Outcomes - By the end of this course participants should be able to:
- Have a clearer understanding of how specific learning and developmental needs might impact upon a child’s sexual development and their ability to make and sustain appropriate relationships
- Understand the skills and techniques to use when having conversations with children and young people with learning disabilities and/or neurodevelopmental conditions and their parents/carers about harmful sexual behaviour (HSB)
- Understand how to make assessment and intervention in harmful sexual behaviour responsive to the developmental needs of the child or young person and their parents/carers
- Understand how to create realistic, proportionate and comprehensive safety plans for children and young people with learning disabilities and/or neurodevelopmental conditions.
All NSCB courses close 7 weeks in advance of the course date.
This course is provided free of charge by the HSB project.
This multiagency course is for DSLs in schools.
Participants on this course must have attended the 90 minutes workshop, ‘Identifying Harmful Sexual Behaviour in Children and Young people’.