This is a multiagency course for staff who work regularly with children and young people, and have a particular responsibility for safeguarding, such as DSLs and Headteachers.
This course aims to equip practitioners with the knowledge and analytical skills to promote sound professional judgements when working with the Framework for Assessment and to produce effective conference participants by the child protection staff.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Understand the key features and underlying principles of the Assessment Framework
- Consider how to approach assessments which are inclusive of all children
- Recognise the importance of working with children and families, identifying and taking account of their strengths as well as concerns
- Understand the importance of keeping the child in focus and be aware of the factors that can inhibit this
- Develop confidence in analysing information and making professional judgements
- Be aware of the purpose and function of the child protection conference
- Understand how to prepare for child protection conferences
- Understand how a child protection plan is constructed
- Consider the issue of child participation
Please arrive at 8.45 am for 9.00 am start. Please bring own lunch. All NSCB courses close 7 weeks before course date. DSL colleagues from schools and colleges must make their bookings through this system. There are 6 places available on each course for education staff and these are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. All places must be paid for at the time of booking. All cancellations which are made within 28 days of the start of the course or non-attendance at a course will not be entitled to a refund. If you are unable to attend the training you must contact us in writing at email@example.com to cancel your place.
This is a multiagency course for DSLs in schools.