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.

Public Protection is Everyone’s Responsibility

This training provides a basic awareness of child protection, adult support and protection and violence against women and girls. It is aimed at all employees in the East Lothian and Midlothian areas.

17th May 2019 –  9.30am – 12.30pm in Esk Room 2

3rd June 2019 – 1.30pm – 4.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

16th July 2019 – 1.30pm – 4.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

26th August 2019 – 1.30pm – 4.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

19th September – 9.30am – 12.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

15th October – 9.30am – 12.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

29th November – 9.30am – 12.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

Venue – Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF

Public Protection Is Everyone’s Responsibility training flyer