Professional Curiosity & Difficult Conversations

Date & Time:

Thursday 19 January 2023 (09:30 - 12:00)


Online Event - Microsoft Teams,


This session will cover the key aspects of professional curiosity and where necessary difficult safeguarding conversations. We will explore the behaviours that can support curious practice and barriers that can  prevent us from enquiring deeper.


  • To explore the concept of professional curiosity and attempt to define this in the context of safeguarding
  • To consider professional skills, attitudes and behaviours required to develop more curious practice
  • To understand  the barriers to curious practice and what can lead us to complacency
  • To review learning from safeguarding adults reviews and research to improve our understanding of challenges we may face
  • To look at the challenges of difficult conversations for example avoidant behaviour or disguised compliance
  • Using strength based questions and motivational interviewing approach

Places Available:


Further Information:



David Watts - Via Safeguarding Solutions Ltd

Venue Details:

Online Event - Microsoft Teams,

(01992 588506)

This is a virtual training course and delegates will be sent an invitation via Microsoft Teams to join the event. Please note that your email address may be visible to other delegates on the Microsoft Teams  invite.