Court Work - Skills in Written Evidence

Course Code
BH/21/1568
Course Types
Training Event (face to face)
Overview

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.  

Start Date
Thursday 16 June 2022
End Date
Thursday 16 June 2022
Times
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
1
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 / Children's Services (B&HCC) / Foster Carers / Schools / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Venue
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
Susan Pierce
tutors
Enquiries
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
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Tier 3
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Tier 4
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Tier 5
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