Conference & Core Groups Training

The target audience for this training are professionals working with children and/or their parents/carers who may contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.
All professionals who attend child protection conferences and core groups need to have a thorough understanding of their roles and responsibilities to enable the child to be safeguarded effectively.The aims of this course will support professionals who may have to attend child protection conferences and core groups as part of their role.

Training Methods: the training methods used are varied to consider the learning styles of all participants, visual, experiential and auditory. Whilst power point is used as an overview of the main points, there are group exercises to apply the research and lessons from serious case reviews. There will be opportunities to have creative conversations and learn from the experience within the group. This workshop does involve fun and interactive role play. The participants are encouraged to devise a list of action points to take back to their agencies to synthesis their learning from the workshop.