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Business Support Officers and Managers - Introduction to Children’s Social Work Guidance and Legislation

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Course Types
Training Event (face to face)

This is a half-day training and information session for Business Support Officers who work in Children’s Social Work Services.  It will look at some of the legislation and guidance around statutory children’s social work, and put into context different tiers of children’s social work intervention: children in need; child protection; looked after children; care proceedings.

Start Date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
End Date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
09:30 - 13:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

By the end of the session you will: 

  •          Understand the principle of parental responsibility for children

  •          Understand some key parts of the Children Act 1989

  •          Be aware of Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015

  •          Understand the difference between children in need and children in need of protection

  •          Understand the process of pre-proceedings and care proceedings

  •          Understand some of the jargon used in care proceedings



Additional information
Target Audience
Children's Services
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 5, Hodshrove Lane
Event Trainers
Susan Pierce
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