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Working Together to Safeguard Children


(Equivalent to Health inter-collegiate level 3)

Commencing at 9.30am to 4.30pm

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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


To achieve an understanding of the need for inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and how this will be implemented in the East Riding.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will have:

  • developed a shared understanding of the tasks, processes, principles, roles and responsibilities outlined in national guidance and local arrangements for safeguarding children and promoting their welfare
  • a clear understanding that all agencies must follow ERSCP Procedures & Guidance to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people
  • improved communication through a common understanding of key terms, definitions and thresholds for action
  • fostered effective working relationships, including an ability to work in multi-disciplinary groups or teams
  • enhanced decision-making, based on information sharing, thorough assessment, critical analysis and professional judgement.

This course is designed to promote integrated working and help professionals from different agencies to network therefore we recommend that you attend a course taking place in the area in which you work

Course dates
 Ref Code
 Date  Venue
WT 15.05.19 Wed 15 May 2019 Worklink, Cottingham
WT 17.06.19 Mon 17 June 2019 Sewerby Hall, Bridlington
WT 16.09.19 Mon 16 September 2019 County Hall, Beverley
WT 05.11.19 Tue 5 November 2019 Waffle 21, Beverley 
WT 11.12.19 Wed 11 December 2019 ACE Centre, Driffield School

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