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Child Death Rapid Response


Commencing at 9.30am to 4.00pm (coffee from 9.00am, no admittance after 9.30am)

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It is a requirement that staff undertaking this course will have completed AWARENESS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT or Refresher within last 3 years



This course is designed to look at the basic skills needed to carry out inter agency enquiries into an unexpected child death in accordance with Chapter 7 Guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children (2010).


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the ‘Rapid Response’ processes
  • Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of professionals involved
  • Understand the importance of information sharing
  • Appreciate the nature and importance of providing support and supporting family members
  • Act upon suspicious circumstances surrounding a child’s death
  • Understand the links with existing organisations

Target staff

  • Front line practitioners who will be involved in the Rapid Response process when an unexpected child death occurs
  • Primarily this is aimed at Police investigators and members of the Police Public Protection Teams, Paediatricians at consultant or final year speciality training level, and specialist Nurses/Health Visitors, Children and Families Social Workers who will be involved in Rapid Responses
  • This training is also relevant to other members of the Rapid Responses Team, including Paramedics, Social Workers, Substance misuse workers and Bereavement Support Workers


Course dates
 Ref Code
 Date  Venue
 CDRR 08.06.18 Fri 08 June 2018 Brunswick House, Strand Close, HULL, HU2 9DB
 CDRR 22.10.18
Mon 22 October 2018 
Brunswick House, Strand Close, HULL, HU2 9DB


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