Introduction to Child Protection (Inter- Agency) Virtual – 22nd March 2022

This is a one-day introduction course for practitioners to gain a good understanding of the basic issues relating to the protection of children. The course is Quality Assured by the Somerset Safeguarding Children’s Partnership (SSCP).





Course description

The aims of this course are: To provide an introductory level of knowledge and understanding about child abuse To provide a local and national perspective, and to know what to do if you suspect that a child is being abused By the end of the course participants will: Understand the different types of child abuse and the ways that they can affect children Have a basic understanding of the way that key agencies work to protect children Have a clear understanding of the Somerset child protection procedures Have an opportunity to develop better inter agency working partnerships and consider the unique responsibility that each has in the protection of children. Have an understanding of their own professional responsibility in relation to child protection.

Booking information

Prices start from £85.00 per person
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Audience information

Practitioners and managers who work directly and indirectly with children and families. Priority will be given to staff who have a lead/designated role within their organisation.

Course information

22 March, 2022 from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Online delivery

7 hours


Maxine Farrow


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