GIRFEC: Aspiring & recently appointed Child Protection Co-ordinators

Friday 30th September 2016

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High Street (Royal Mile) Edinburgh EH1 1TH (location map)
Date:   30/09/2016
Course timings:   10 a.m. - 3.30 p.m. including lunch. Coffee & registration from 9.30 a.m.
Cost:   £95

This course covers Managing Child Protection in Schools and is essential training for all Child Protection Co-ordinators and Senior Managers with a responsibility for safeguarding children and young people. 

The course will cover:

•        The National & Local Context of Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People

•        Relevant Guidance and Legislation, including the Children and Young People's Bill and Named Person

•        Case Studies

•        The Law and Medical Consent

•        Responding to a Concern or Disclosure

•        The Role of the Child Protection Co-ordinator

•        Procedures & Recording

•        Managing Concerning Information about Staff

•        More complex cases

•        Confidentiality and Information Sharing

•        The Role of the Children’s Reporter

•        Guidance on Under-age Sexual Activity

The course will be delivered by Dr Susan Hamilton and Anne Darling, Child Protection Consultants. The course will include a mix of presentation and discussion around case studies, which will give ample opportunity to ask questions and consider complex cases. 

Please register as soon as possible and by Friday 23 September at the latest.

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