Court Work - Skills in Written Evidence (for ASYEs) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
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Course Types
Training Event (face to face)

This course is mandatory for newly qualified social workers and is also suitable for Children’s Services practitioners who are responsible for submitting written evidence to the Court, particularly social workers.

Practitioners who attend court are required to submit a range of written evidence in support of their plans for a particular child. This can include statements, chronologies, assessments and care plans that are available to all parties involved in the proceedings.

This course aims to equip practitioners with the skills to submit written evidence of a high standard to the court.

Priority booking is being given to Newly Qualified Social Workers as this course is mandatory for their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

You are welcome to book onto this date, but you will only receive confirmation of a place if there is capacity. You will be notified by email if you have been successful.

The next date, open to non-ASYEs, is 16th June 2022. 

Start Date
Friday 8 July 2022
End Date
Friday 8 July 2022
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • identify the information to include in a chronology and how to compile this effectively

  • know how to write a clear and concise statement which incorporates a convincing analysis

  • identify the importance of the core assessment to the court and demonstrate skills in completing one

  • know how to write a care plan for a particular child

  • recognise the difference between facts, inference and opinion

  • demonstrate appropriate layout, format and style of all written evidence

Additional information

This course is not open to Community & Voluntary Sector organisations.

Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
Susan Pierce
Pricing Bands
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