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.

Principal Teacher Leadership of Learning – Follow Up Course

In this session, participants from the Leadership for Learning course will have the opportunity to share the progress and impact of their change initiative identified on the Leadership for Learning course. Any challenges faced will be explored using a group coaching model which uses the skills of questioning by the group to give the person being coached new ways of thinking about their challenges, resulting in potential ways forward.

Friday, 17th May 2019

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Location: Moray House School of Education, Holyrood Campus

Cost: £139

Places available- book here

Supporting Families who find it Difficult to Engage with Services

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.

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

1.00pm

Esk Room 1

Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

EH12 6AF

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