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11 May 2021

Herefordshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Children Courses for May 2021. Book now to secure a place.


Herefordshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Children Courses for May 2021. Details below. Book now to secure a place.

 

Graded Care Profile 2 on Monday 10 May 2021 (9:00am - 3:30pm)

This course will assist practitioners to understand, recognise and address child neglect. The course will refer to Herefordshire case studies and recent serious case reviews where neglect was a factor. The main course objective is to instruct delegates on the use of the Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) tool. At the close of the course, delegates will be competent using the GCP2 tool to identify and address child neglect.

On completion of the training:

•             Delegates will understand and recognise child neglect

•             Delegates will know the impact of neglect on a child’s development

•             Delegates will recognise potential barriers to effective engagement with families where neglect is a concern

•             Professionals will be assessed and licensed to use in practice the Graded Care Profile 2 tool to assess neglect and work with colleagues and families to reduce neglect

•             Practitioners will recognise how GCP2 can assist with addressing neglect and how it can be used in case management, child protection conferences and legal matters.

 

Exploitation & Vulnerability on Monday 17 May 2021 (1.00pm- 3.00pm)

This is a 2 hour virtual course. Joining instructions will be sent out to you approx.7 days before the course date. There is no cost for attending this course.

At the end of the course, it is intended that attendees will have a clear understanding of:

•             Types of Criminal Exploitation & Modern Day Slavery

•             Factors to support YP in vulnerable situations

•             Adverse Childhood Experiences

•             National Referral Mechanism and how to raise concerns

•             Personal, professional accountability and responsibility

•             Information sharing

•             The importance of documentation and record keeping

•             The use of non-victim blaming language

•             How to respond, record and report concerns

•             The agencies / services that people can be signposted towards

 

Early Help Assessment Support & Guidance on Tuesday 18 May 2021 (9.30am – 12.30pm)

A chance for practitioners to receive support to write an early help assessment via the Portal. Q&A's and practical support will be delivered via the Microsoft Teams session. The session will be in 2 parts: Part 1: Background info and practical know-how, 1 hour 'off-line' activity, Part 2: feedback from the activity.

Audience:  Senior Managers/safeguarding leads, Safeguarding prevent leads, people that work with children and vulnerable adults, health workers, teachers and head teachers, frontline practitioners and educational settings, early years safeguarding lead, children’s multi-agency workforce.

 

Contextual Safeguarding on Wednesday 19 May 2021 (9.30am - 2.00pm)

Contextual safeguarding is an approach to understanding and responding to young people’s experiences of significant harm beyond their families. Therefore contextual safeguarding expands the objectives of child protection systems:

•             Recognise that extra- familial risks such as sexual and criminal exploitation are forms of abuse requiring safeguarding response

•             Identify interventions and focus on addressing wider environmental factors

•             Discuss the contextual risks faced by young people who have instigated or perpetrated harm as well as those who they have abused

•             Take part in case studies to identify contextual safeguarding and to be able to complete the risk assessment form.

 

Right Help Right Time on Thursday 20 May 2021 (1:00pm - 3:30pm)

Right Help Right Time is a framework for providing effective support for children, young people and families – making a difference. This training session is intended to enable practitioners:

•             To make decisions about how best to respond to the needs of children, young people and families;

•             To give families access to the right help at the right time;

•             To provide children and families with access to the most appropriate services for their needs

•             To understand what the right help at the right time is all about

•             To have an understanding of what to do when you have a concern about a child

•             To understand your own responsibilities in regard to sharing concerns

•             To understand the importance of professional curiosity

 

Joint Herefordshire & Worcestershire Child Exploitation Conference on Friday 21 May (9.00am – 4.00pm)

This course is free to attend.

This first joint conference on Child Exploitation has an amazing line up of guest speakers who are determined to raise awareness and help bring an end to child exploitation. They include Sammy Woodhouse, Carlene Firmin, Peter Unwin, Maggie Oliver, Donna Thomas and Charlie Spencer.

This Child Exploitation Conference is for practitioners, volunteers and individuals who work and engage with children and wish to develop their knowledge of the risk and harm to children and young people from exploitation.

The event will be online via Teams

 

Graded Care Profile 2 on Wednesday 26 May 2021 (9:00am - 3:30pm)

This course will assist practitioners to understand, recognise and address child neglect. The course will refer to Herefordshire case studies and recent serious case reviews where neglect was a factor. The main course objective is to instruct delegates on the use of the Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) tool. At the close of the course, delegates will be competent using the GCP2 tool to identify and address child neglect.

On completion of the training:

•             Delegates will understand and recognise child neglect

•             Delegates will know the impact of neglect on a child’s development

•             Delegates will recognise potential barriers to effective engagement with families where neglect is a concern

•             Professionals will be assessed and licensed to use in practice the Graded Care Profile 2 tool to assess neglect and work with colleagues and families to reduce neglect

•             Practitioners will recognise how GCP2 can assist with addressing neglect and how it can be used in case management, child protection conferences and legal matters.

•             To be comfortable to use the RHRT document

•             To understand when consent is needed

•             To consider the Child’s voice and lived experience

•             To know what to do when you do not agree with a decision made about a concern you have raised.

This course will provide practitioners, volunteers and those that engage with children, young people with fundamental knowledge on how to access and provide those services.

 

For further information on the courses available and to book a place* please go to: https://www.herefordshirecpd.co.uk/

 

*New delegates to the booking system will be required to register onto the booking system

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