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Return Discussion for Children and Young People Going Missing from Care

This half-day training is for those who could be involved in completing a return discussion for a child or young person who has been missing from care. The learning outcomes for this course are:

  • To have an understanding of the national picture of missing people and the National
    Missing Persons Framework for Scotland.
  • To know how to engage a missing child on their return.
  • To have an understanding why some children and young people find it difficult to disclose why they have gone missing.
  • How to feel confident on how to deliver a return discussion and the importance of referring the child or young person to help prevent a child from going missing again.

Dates & Times:

Monday 24th June from 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Tuesday 3rd December 9.00am – 12.00pm

Venue:

Esk Room 1, Brunton Hall, Musselburgh

For more Information Contact: emppo@eastlothian.gov.uk

Child Protection Awareness Raising and Response – Level 1

This training is also available online as a refresher through e-learning. Course to be completed online every 2 years.

Staff from all agencies who may come into contact with vulnerable children / young people or are involved with their parents / carers as part of their duties. For people who have not had any previous child protection training.

The learning outcomes for this course are:

  •  To develop an awareness of the policies and procedures in child protection.
  •  How to recognise the signs and indicators of child abuse and neglect.
  •  To have an understanding of your role in child protection and be aware of the referral process and how to report concerns / disclosures.

Date & Time:  Wednesday 22nd May from 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Saltire Rooms 1&2, John Muir House, Haddington

Date & Time: Tuesday 4th June from 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Esk Rooms 1&2 Brunton Hall, Musselburgh

Date & Time: Friday 20th September from 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Venue: Outdoor Learning Service, Musselburgh

Date & Time: Wednesday 23rd October from 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Venue: Saltire Rooms 1&2, John Muir House, Haddington

Date & Time: Tuesday 10th December from 9.30am – 12.30pm

For more Information Contact: fchapman@eastlothian.gov.uk

Supporting Families who find it Difficult to Engage with Services

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

This course is 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 learning outcomes of this course are:

  • To know the reasons why families may avoid working with services.
  • To identify strategies to support working with resistant and non-engaging behaviours.
  • To recognise the importance of partnership working.

Dates:

Wednesday 22nd May

Wednesday 14th August

Thursday 3rd October

Time:

9.00am – 1.00pm

Venue: Esk Room 1, Brunton Hall, Musselburgh

For more Information Contact: emppo@eastlothian.gov.uk

Inter- Agency Child Protection Risk Assessment and Processes

 

There is an expectation that professionals who have face to face contact with families complete this training every 5 years.
Applicants must have previously completed Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Raising and Response training.

 

This training is aimed at multi-agency operational staff and managers who are in regular contact or carry out direct work with children / young people and / or their parents / carers
and who have an organisational duty to learn more about child protection.

The learning outcomes for this course are:

  • To understand the national and local context for child protection.
  • To describe the roles of agencies involved in child protection.
  • To know the key processes and procedures.
  • To explain concepts of risk assessment planning.

Dates:

Thursday 2nd May

Tuesday 3rd September

Thursday 7th November

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: Esk  Rooms 1&2 Brunton Hall, Musselburgh

For more Information Contact: emppo@eastlothian.gov.uk

Vulnerability of Babies

Applicants must have previously completed Level 1 Child Protection training.

Staff in all agencies who, during the course of their work may come into contact with very young children, infants and babies and/or their families.

Participants will be able to understand and recognise signs of abuse or neglect in babies and infants; understand the serious and life-threatening risks to babies suffering abuse or neglect and their increased vulnerability to ill-treatment; and have an awareness of their responsibilities for monitoring, investigating and protecting babies and infants from abuse and neglect.

Date & Time: Wednesday 25th September

Venue: Outdoor Learning, Musselburgh

For more Information Contact: emppo@eastlothian.gov.uk

Multi-Agency Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse (CAPSM)

This training is available as an online resource through LearnPro for people who do not have direct contact with families face to face.

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

This course is for practitioners, who may in the course of their work encounter families where there is problem substance misuse. The course is facilitated by MELDAP and a service user who tells her story as a mother with problem substance misuse when her children were growing up.

The course offers an opportunity to hear her story and for practitioners to reflect on how the National Guidance when working with families where there is problem substance misuse is helpful as a framework for intervention.

Date & Time: Friday 26th April from 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Brunton Hall, Musselburgh, Esk Room 1

Date & Time: Friday 23rd August from 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Brunton Hall, Musselburgh, Esk Room 1

Date & Time: Friday 25th October from 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Venue: Brunton Hall, Musselburgh, Esk Room 1

For more Information Contact: emppo@eastlothian.gov.uk

Multi-Agency SMART Planning Workshop

Multi-Agency SMART Planning Workshop

27th June 2019 from 1.30pm – 4.30pm in Esk Room 1

Venue: Brunton Hall, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF

29th October from 9.30am – 12.30pm in Esk Room 1

Venue: Brunton Hall, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF

Introduction

This workshop aims to help improve child protection plans across all agencies. It will include exercises, resources and principles that underpin effective planning for children and their families. This is your opportunity to partake and learn practical skills to take back into practice.