Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House,
Six Hills Way,
This training is classed as a ‘Full-Day’ course. For charging information, please see the Terms & Conditions page.
Target Audience: Practitioners from all agencies working with children, young people and their families.
Aim of the Course: This is a multi-agency course giving practitioners from a range of agencies the opportunity to consider and discuss safeguarding issues that arise for vulnerable children and young people.
to be able to recognise the categories of abuse and the impact that abuse has on vulnerable children and young people, including a particular focus on neglect and early help
to increase knowledge regarding the prevalence of the abuse of vulnerable children and young people
to raise awareness of the issues particular to working with children who have a disability
to understand the responses required from professionals and others involved with vulnerable children and young people in order to adequately protect them
to consider some of the barriers to detection and disclosure of the abuse of children and young people with disabilities
to consider the findings of recent reviews, both locally and nationally, as well as key legislation and guidance and how this impacts on practice