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Confidence in Attending Child Protection Conferences Workshop Training


10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Confidence in Attending Child Protection Conferences Workshop

3 hour, on-line, virtual event – after booking, you will be sent a Teams Calendar invite

This course is for practitioners working with children, young people and families who may have to attend a Child Protection Conference as part of their role and want to feel more confident about contributing and contributing to the child protection processes.

Target audience  – range of multi-agency professionals who work with children and are likely to need to attend a Child Protection Conference. You may have already attended a conference or you may be new to the process. It is open to all professionals who either wish to update their knowledge or to learn about the process. Professionals may include (but not exclusive to this list):

  • Health Services (GPs, health visitors, midwives, school nurses)
  • School & education staff
  • Early Help practitioners
  • Probation
  • Children’s Services Staff (domestic abuse practitioners, mental health practitioners, family practitioners)
  • Children Centre staff and Early Years & Childcare practitioners
  • CAMHs, Community Mental Health Team,
  • Youth Workers

Ideally, delegates should complete the Group 3 Core Multi-Agency Safeguarding & Child Protection course

Aim of the Course

To learn about the structure and processes associated with a Child Protection Conference and the methods and responsibilities of those involved.

Learning Outcomes

  • Information about the current structure and style of a conference (strength based and restorative)
  • Importance of including the children’s views
  • What is expected of you – your role and your responsibilities
  • The role of the child protection conference chair
  • reports to conferences – how to write them, where to send them and what should be included
  • Timescales
  • Decision making process
  • outcomes of a plan, process and monitoring progress
  • differences between child in need and child protection
  • child protection process beyond conference


Please book your place on the following link only if you have a DEL account – Book here
If you don’t have an account, please fill in the training course request below.

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