This Pan Sussex multi-agency training opportunity is aimed at all practitioners and carers working or caring for looked after children or care leavers. This includes foster carers, residential workers, GPs, Health Visitors, School Nurses, Independent Reviewing Officers and Supervising Social Workers.
Messages from practice and research highlights that children and adults who are care experienced have higher rates of physical, emotional, social, and educational need, and are more likely to experience homelessness, teenage pregnancy, prison and problems with their mental and emotional health. They are also more likely to die younger. The majority of children who enter care have suffered significant harm, neglect and trauma, and some are children who have travelled alone from their country of origin to seek asylum in UK.
The training will be delivered by trainers from Health and Children's Services, as live interactive classroom training, delivered through Microsoft Teams.
Important note: It is essential that you have completed the Safeguarding Children and Young People eLearning and the pre-course learning, prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.
Please see "Additional Information" via the Full details tab for full joining instructions.
This course will enable attendees to have an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that enhance their contribution to improving health outcomes (both emotional and physical) for those children that they are responsible for or in their care.
It will highlight the essential partnership working required across health, education, social care, police and other partners to achieve optimum health.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
A maximum of one representative from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.
Preparation and Follow Up
Before attending any ESSCP training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children and Young People online e-learning training course. To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding.
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