Vulnerability of Babies

26th September 2019 from 1.30pm – 4.30pm in Esk Room 1

Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF



This workshop aims to raise awareness of the child protection risks posed to young babies and children as well as discussing the procedures for babies born into vulnerable families.  It will cover the evidence as to why babies are at a far greater risk and how practitioners approach should take this into account.


Applicants must have previously completed Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Raising and Response training.


The target audience for this training is Health Visitors, Children and Families Social Workers, Children and Families Support Workers, Foster Carers, Children and Families Centres and Nurseries.


Learning Outcomes

  • To have an understanding and able to recognise the signs of abuse or neglect in babies and infants.
  • To have an understanding of the serious and life threatening risks to babies suffering abuse or neglect and their increased vulnerability to ill treatment.
  • To have an awareness of specific responsibilities for monitoring, investigating and protecting babies and infants from abuse and neglect.


For our records, we require the following information

Participants full name  
Job Title  
Organisation/Agency Name  
Email address  
Line Manager Full Name  
Line Manager Email address  
  I confirm I have completed the Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Raising and Response training


We will contact you within a 12 week period to answer 3 short questions about the impact of this training on your practice. Your line manager will also be contacted.


Please note catering is no longer provided but on site facilities are available. If you would like to be added or removed from our training distribution list, please email

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