Effective Working Together in Safeguarding Children and Young People from Harm

Target Audience: 

This training day follows on from the ‘Interagency Roles and Responsibilities’ course and explores how agencies effectively work together to safeguard children and young people. 

This is a one day course is primarily for those professionals (statutory and voluntary) who either work predominately or who have regular contact with children and young people; for those who hold particular responsibilities for safeguarding and for those who hold positions as professional advisors. (i.e. Groups 2,3,4 and 5). 

The course should only be attended if participants have completed either a basic safeguarding children course or a safeguarding refresher course within the last three years and who have completed the initial LSCB Interagency Roles and Responsibilities course.

  • To develop knowledge, skills and the ability to work together effectively on the processes for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children 
  • To provide an opportunity to learn together and explore professional dilemmas 
  • To improve inter-agency practice in Child Protection 
Learning Outcomes: 
  • For Participants to understand how professional and personal values can impact on practice 
  • For Participants to understand what the processes and legal requirements are for working together in a multi – agency approach to Safeguard children and young people 
  • For Participants to effectively put into practice the skills and knowledge they have learned for multi agency working (Working Together)