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This two-day course looks at the Section 47 process, from referral to assessment. Throughout the training, delegates will learn from real-life case studies, gain an understanding of emergency powers and learn more about the multi-agency approach. The course will help participants understand their own role in Section 47 enquiries, improve effective communication between partner agencies and develop risk assessment and analysis skills.

Course benefits:

The objectives of section 47 training:

  • Understand thresholds and their impact on practice

  • Identify the knowledge, skills and values required for analysis and the exercise of professional judgement in Child Protection Investigations.

  • Critically analyse available information, form judgements, plan and make decisions to safeguard children