This course will be delivered via Skype for Business for children's social workers whilst the current social distrancing restrictions are in place.
The session will be run between 11.30am - 1.00pm with a break for lunch and will then resume again 2.00pm - 3.00pm.
In order to make decisions regarding the steps that should be taken to secure the safety and well-being of a particular child, practitioners need a sound understanding of the law as it pertains to children, particularly that which governs the Family Courts. This course offers an introduction to the main principles, orders and legal processes that relate to children including the Children Act 1989 and the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Communicating effectively within this context is also crucial and this course provides an opportunity to practice oral evidence giving in a safe and supportive environment.
By the end of this course you will be able to: