Child Protection Training: Working with Non Engaging Families

Child Protection Training: Working with Non Engaging Families

Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF

ASN013 – 7th September 2017 9:30am- 12:30pm

This is a half-day course for practitioners, who may in the course of their work encounter families, who resist, evade or only superficially engage with professionals when intervention is necessary to protect vulnerable children or young people.

The course will give participants the opportunity to

Explore why families may be resistant / unwilling to co-operate.

Learn about the differences between hostile and threatening behaviour, non-compliant behaviour and passive compliance.

Explore strategies, which can be used in working with such behaviour – ensuring that a child centered approach is maintained.

Consider the role of supervision in effectively assessing risk factors for children in the household.

Reflect on issues for practitioners in keeping themselves safe and how to access support.

Applicants must have completed Level 1 Child Protection – Awareness & Response training.

To note your interest for a particular date – please e-mail the Training & Development Team, quoting the appropriate reference.  Places will be allocated by the Public Protection Team.