Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief

Date & Time:

Friday 28 June 2019 (09.30 - 13.00)

Venue:

The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 7th Floor 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London

Detail:

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief

To provide an overview of and raise awareness about faith and belief-related abuse, preventative measures and actions to be taken when cases are identified

Target group: Groups 2-4 Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment.  Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals from health, education, police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need.

Aims & Objectives: By the end of this half day course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of abuse linked to faith or belief
  • Consider some case studies
  • Improve their ability to recognise risk factors
  • Understand the importance of dealing with concerns
  • Gain awareness of relevant legislation and procedures including the Government’s National action plan for tackling child abuse linked to faith or belief
  • Develop an awareness of research findings

Facilitator: Dr. Richard Hoskins

Dr Hoskins has been the lead expert witness in some of the highest profile cases in the UK e.g. Child B, 'Adam', Kristy Bamu. His 2012 published book The Boy in the River has been a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.

Places Available:

15

Booking:

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Further Information:

Type:

Half Day

Enquiries:

Safeguardingtraining@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Trainer:

Dr Richard Hoskins

Venue Details:

The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 7th Floor 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London

(020 8854 8888)

 

The Woolwich Centre is opposite the Town Hall, with the entrance on Wellington Street.

Train:           
Woolwich Arsenal

DLR:                    
Woolwich Arsenal

Tube:
North Greenwich then bus 422, 161, 472

Buses:                
249,178,161,180,177,291,122,386,380,53,51,54,244,422,96,472

Parking:
There is Multi-storey car parking in Calderwood St and Meter parking