An Introduction to Children who go missing from home / care

Date & Time:

Wednesday 15 December 2021 (12:00 - 13:00)

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Virtual Meeting, Details to be sent prior


This training has been developed by Hampshire, they have kindly made it available to Portsmouth colleagues

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the definition of missing. 
  • Develop awareness of the process of reporting a child missing and responses.
  • Understand the purpose of Return Home Interviews / Missing Conversations and how these help inform planning.
  • Understand the role of push and pull factors.
  • Highlight some of the risks which can be associated with missing episodes.
  • Reflect on professional considerations for practice.
  • Provide details of Local Authority points of contact in relation to missing children.


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