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ESSCP : Participating in the Child Protection Conference and Core Group Process

Horntye Park Sports Complex, Bohemia Road,
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Target Audience
Childminders / Children's Services Staff (ESCC) / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / EYFS Lead / EYFS Practitioners / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Managers / Newly Qualified Social Workers / Police Staff / Probation Service / SENCO's / SEND Practitioners / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff / Youth Workers
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Course description

To enable participants to explore effective inter-agency working in Child Protection Conferences and Core Groups.



Training objectives


Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will understand how to:

  • explore the purpose and functions of Child Protection Conferences and Core Groups

  • understand their professional and statutory function in relation to preparation and attendance at such meetings

  • develop Child Protection plans

  • look at parental behaviour and professional practice.

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

Before attending any ESSCP 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 provided.
Start Date
Thursday 10 October 2019
End Date
Thursday 10 October 2019
Closing Date
Monday 7 October 2019
09:30 - 16:30
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