SEND: Managing Assessments and child protection concerns of disabled children (Cancelled)

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Wandsworth Professional Development Centre, Burntwood School, 3rd Floor, Building 1, Burntwood Lane
Sarah Goff
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Target Audiences
Youth Worker / Manager, YOT Worker / Manager, Welfare Officer, Volunteer, Trainer, Trainee Social Worker, Trainee Occupational Therapist, Therapist, Teaching Assistant: HLTA, Teaching Assistant : EMA, Teaching Assistant, Teacher (Year 6), Teacher (Year 5), Teacher (Year 4), Teacher (Year 3), Teacher (Year 2), Teacher (Year 1), Teacher (Secondary), Teacher (Second Year), Teacher (Primary), Teacher (New to Role), Teacher (Key Stage 4), Teacher (Key Stage 3), Teacher (Key Stage 2), Teacher (Key Stage 1), Teacher (EMA), Teacher (Early Years / Foundation Stage), Teacher (All), Substance Misuse Worker / Manager, Student Social Worker, Speech and Language Therapist, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo), Social Worker / Manager (Children), Social Care Worker, Sessional Worker, Senior Leadership Team, SEN Teacher, School Nurse, Residential Worker / Manager, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Probation Officer / Manager, Principal Social Worker, Principal, Practice Educator, Portage Worker / Manager, Police Officer, Police Community Support Worker, Play Worker / Manager, Physiotherapist, Participation Worker, Parent Worker, Paediatrician, Outreach Worker, One o'Clock Centre Worker / Manager, Occupational Therapist, Nursery Worker, Nurse, Newly Qualified Teacher, Newly Qualified Social Worker, Midwife, Middle Leader / Manager, Mentor, Mental Health Worker, Manager, Learning Support Assistant (LSA), Learning Mentor, Inclusion Worker / Leader / Manager, Housing Worker / Manager, Health Visitor, Headteacher (Special), Headteacher (Secondary), Headteacher (Primary), Headteacher (New), Head of Department, Governors: Clerk, Governors: Chair / Vice Chair, Governors: All, Family Worker / Manager, EMA Coordinator / Leader, Education Welfare Officer / Manager, Early Years Worker / Practitioner / Manager, Doctor / GP, Disability and Special Needs Worker / Manager, Directorate, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Deputy / Assistant Headteacher, Day Centre Service Worker / Manager, Crime Prevention Worker / Manager, Creche Worker / Manager, CPD Leader, Court Officer, Counsellor, Contracts Worker / Manager, Contact and Referral Worker / Manager, Consultant Social Worker, Consultant (Practitioner), Connexions PA / Worker / Manager, Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN), Committee Member, Coach, Clinical Team Leader, Church Leader / Worker, Children's Centre Worker / Manager, Childminder, Child Protection Worker / Coordinator / Manager, Child Protection Nurse, Carer, Bail and Remand Worker / Manager, Assessment Worker / Manager, Anti-bullying Leads, After School Scheme Worker / Manager, Adoption and Fostering Worker / Manager, Activity Centre Worker / Manager, Accommodation Worker / Manager, 14-19 Worker / Manager
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Event Types
Workshop, Service / School based requested training, Seminar, School to school training, Scheduled Event, Residential conference, Programme, Network meeting, Induction, E-Learning (Interactive session accessed by computer), Drop-in session, Course, Conference, Briefing (Information Update), Accredited
Event categories
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Youth Work, Young People, Young Carers, Team Around the Child, Social Work (Children & Young People), Social Care, Sexual Exploitation, Safeguarding (Children & Young People), Multi-agency Working, Looked after Children, Integrated Working, Information Sharing, Evaluation & Assessment, Early Help, Corporate Parenting, Child Protection, Assessment
Event description
Many of us find it hard to understand how anyone could abuse any child, let alone a child with disabilities. Yet this refusal to accept the abuse of disabled children often means that practitioners disregard the signs of abuse, therefore allowing the abuse to continue.
Training objectives
1. Managing Assessments and child protection concerns of disabled children 25 June . Aims • Good practice, planning and preparation in assessments of the needs of disabled children and young people • Challenges and barriers which affect assessments • How values and belief systems affect practice • Thinking about gender, culture, race, age, sexuality • Understanding how the impairment affects the day to day lived experience of the child/young person • Critical reflection and reflective practice; whose needs are being met • Explore findings of key recent research about practice maintaining a focus on the child • Exploring how we seek the views of the child/ young person • Exploring how and when we involve young people in decisions Here are some of the topics covered in this course: Important facts / Definition of disability / Definition of child abuse / Why are disabled children particularly vulnerable?
Learning outcomes
This course will enable you to: • Learn the definition of disability • Know why disabled children are more vulnerable to abuse • Understand the challenges faced where abuse of a disabled child is suspected
Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 1 December 2021
End Date
Thursday 2 December 2021
Closing Date
Sunday 28 November 2021
09:30 - 13:30
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