Safeguarding Children with Disabilities On-Line Workshop

Date & Time:

Wednesday 19 May 2021 (9.30 am - 3.00 pm)

Venue:

Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the session date, an invite that includes a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.

Detail:

Safeguarding Children with Disabilities

To develop the relevant knowledge, skills and confidence in safeguarding disabled children

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 one day course the participants will have:

  • Considered the vulnerability, risk and protective factors for disabled children and young people
  • Considered the legal framework and relevant practice guidance for safeguarding disabled children
  • Considered various models of disability, including the Social Model
  • Considered how to identify and assess safeguarding concerns for disabled children and young people
  • Considered ways to obtain the views of disabled children and young people

 

Places Available:

17

Further Information:

Type:

One day

Enquiries:

safeguardingtraining@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Trainer:

Disabled Children’s Social Work Team

Venue Details:

Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the session date, an invite that includes a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.