Physical Abuse in Children (previously the 'Bruising Lite Bite')

Date & Time:

Tuesday 27 November 2018 (13:30 - 16:30)


Hertford, County Hall, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DF


Stage 2


This training is classed as a ‘Lite Bite’ and so attendance is free of charge to all agencies. Non-attendance and late-cancellation charges still apply.


Target Audience: Health Visitors, School Nurses, Social workers, Assistant Team Managers, Team Managers, Nursery Nurses, Child Care Workers, Children Centre Staff, Teachers, Police Officers, CAIU, Youth workers, Allied Health professionals, GPs


Aim of the Course: To enable the multi-agency team to recognise and respond to physical abuse in children.


Learning Outcomes:

  • To embed the practice of using the HSCB pathways for physical abuse
  • To raise awareness of Serious Case Reviews involving physical abuse of children
  • To broaden knowledge around assessment of bruising in small children
  • To enable professionals to effectively respond and refer for children where physical abuse is suspected.



Please see the 'Download Course Materials' link where, under the 'Pre-course' section, you will be able to access all the pre-reading materials and download the PREPARATION WORKSHEET.

Please note – It is very important that the the first section of the PREPARATION WORKSHEET is completed fully by all delegates prior to attending the training.

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Further Information:


Mandy Barker & Dr Olive Hayes

Venue Details:

Hertford, County Hall, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DF

(01992 555553)