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East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
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Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Childminders / Childminders - EYEE 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 / Newly Qualified Social Workers / Police Staff / Probation Service / Reception Teachers / SENCO's / SEND Practitioners / Teaching Staff / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff / Youth Workers
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Foster Carers
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
Monday 30 September 2019
End Date
Monday 30 September 2019
Closing Date
Friday 27 September 2019
09:30 - 16:30
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