Signs and Indicators of Abuse and Thresholds of Harm

Target Audience:

This one day course, is for all those who work regularly with children and families, and/or adults who are parents/carers who have a greater degree of role accountability and responsibility for safeguarding children’s welfare (Groups 2 and 3). Also relevant for managers who have responsibility for staff supervision (outside of Children’s Social Care) and who wish to refresh their knowledge.

Please be aware that the course will have explicit course content which some participants may find distressing

The LSCB Training Pool will be facilitating the course with Dr Emilia Wawrzkowicz, Consultant Paediatrician and Designated Doctor assisting

Aims:  
  • To enable participants to develop the skills required to recognise signs and indicators of child abuse  
  • To consider the impact of abuse upon children and their families  
  • To consider the challenges and dilemma’s of the thresholds of significant harm  
  • To enable participants to work alongside other agencies in understanding thresholds and the provision of services
Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course participants will have:  

  • An awareness of the potential signs and indicators of child abuse and the impact this has upon children and their families  
  • An understanding of the challenges and dilemma’s of the thresholds of significant harm within a multi-agency context  
Trainers:

LSCB Training Pool + Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children