Virtual Child Protection Training
Date & Time:
(to complete the course you have to do the full day training which is both the morning and afternoon session)
This course is for practitioners who will be expected to complete an Inter-agency Contact Form to MASH. If this is not part of your role this course is not necessary.
Aim: To support and equip key professionals with knowledge and skills to promote good practice in child protection
Who is it for? This training is for designated officers/professionals with responsibilities with regards to making inter-agency contacts to MASH, attending Child Protection Conferences and working with children on Child Protection Plans.
Intercollegiate Document for health care staff - Level 3: All clinical staff working with children, young people and/or their parents/ carers and/or any adult who could pose a risk to children who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and/ or evaluating the needs of a child or young person and/or parenting capacity (regardless of whether there have been previously identified child protection/safeguarding concerns or not).
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Recognise that the child and their views are central to all child protection work and know how this translates into every area of practice.
Understand the history, definitions and legislative framework of child protection and how this informs practice.
Apply the Local Safeguarding Children Board Procedures (including the Threshold Document) to your practice.
Understand what action to take if you have a safeguarding concern: including contacting the MASH, the place of parental consent and how to complete the Inter-Agency Contact Form.
To know your role and responsibilities in the child protection process
Be aware of how our attitudes, values and behaviour can both positively and negatively impact on safeguarding children
Time: This is a one day course. We offer this training once per month during term-time. Please note that lunch is not provided.
Certificate: Attendance all day is mandatory to qualify. You will receive a certificate on completion of evaluation on line.
Prerequisite: To have completed Basic Safeguarding or equivalent within 3 years and Early help training or equivalent experience.