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Specialist Course: Protecting Disabled Children

Prior to attending this course, all applicants must have completed Working Together or Everyone’s Responsibility

Aims:

The aim of this course is to focus on the vulnerability of disabled children to significant harm and to consider how they can best be safeguarded.

Objectives:

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Examine the particular vulnerability of disabled children to all types of abuse.
  • Recognise ways for staff to empower disabled children.
  • Understand the increased relevance of effective multi-agency working with disabled children.

Content:

The following areas are included:

  • The language of disability- the social model and the medical model
  • A recognition of the spectrum of disabilities from special needs to children with multiple disabilities
  • Thresholds for referral for risk of significant harm

Intended for:

This course may be of particular interest to staff that have direct involvement in working with families who have disabled children.

Members of staff, from all disciplines, who have had the introduction to child protection training within their own agencies and have attended the ‘Working Together’ or ‘Everyone’s Responsibility’ course.

FOR AN APPLICATION FORM AND TO VIEW THE CANCELLATION POLICY PLEASE REFER TO THE MAIN TRAINING TAB ABOVE

 

Location:Countywide venues
Type:BSCB: Multi-Agency Training Programme
Contact:bscbtrainingteam@buckscc.gov.uk
Price: Please refer to BSCB Charging/Cancellation Policy
Dates: 3/12/2018
Spaces available @ Knight Hall, Green Park, Aston Clinton

Duration:1 Full Day - 9.15am (for a 9.30am start) to 4.30pm