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Horntye Park Sports Complex, Bohemia Road,
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Childminders / Children's Services / Children's Services Staff (ESCC) / CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / EYFS Lead / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Newly Qualifed Social Workers / Police / Practice Managers / Preschool SENCO / School SENCO's / SEND Practitioners / Senior Practitioners / Social Care (non Social Worker) / Social Workers / Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
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Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services Staff Training / Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Early Years / Foster Care / Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Risk / Safeguarding
Course description

This course will enable participants to assess risk and to explore inter-agency responses to concerns regarding Fabricated Induced Illnesses.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

Training objectives

This course will enable participants to assess risk and to explore inter-agency responses to concerns regarding Fabricated Induced Illnesses. The course will cover making and/or receiving referrals regarding child care and child protection issues from staff in Children’s Social Care, Education, Schools, Early Years, PVI (Private, Voluntary Independent), Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Mental Health Teams and Youth Offending Teams, who are working with children and families or staff from Adult Social Care/Mental Health working with adults who have children.

Learning outcomes

Participants will learn about procedures when responding to Fabricated Induced Illnesses, the importance of early identification and detailed chronologies when Fabricated Induced Illness is suspected, and histories of Fabricated Induced Illness from the victim’s perspective.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates
A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and Follow Up
Before attending any LSCB training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children online e-learning training course. To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding.

Refreshments are provided however lunch is not.

Start Date
Friday 16 November 2018
End Date
Friday 16 November 2018
Closing Date
Wednesday 14 November 2018
09:30 - 16:30
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