This three-day course goes through the assessment process, with the emphasis on skills to get the best possible information from the family. Two days are spent in the classroom going through legislation and thresholds, also best practice. Skills in interviewing families and children are highlighted and practiced to achieve the best possible and reliable information from the family.
The final day is spent conducting a ‘live’ assessment with professional actors which is then subject to group feedback.
This is a real ‘hands on’ course.
The objectives of single assessment training:
Awareness of the legislation and procedures in relation to child protection.
Awareness of the need for a full risk assessment of a child protection situation.
An awareness of how to conduct a thorough investigation in relation to child protection and understand the need for this.
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