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Child Protection Conference Training (Dialogue)


9:30 am - 2:45 pm

Event Type

This course is for safeguarding professionals working with children, young people, and families who may have to attend a Child Protection Conference as part of their role and want to feel more confident about contributing to the child protection processes.
Presenter – Rachael Courage is a qualified social worker with 20 years practice experience. She is an experienced trainer in child safeguarding and child protection and has managed sexual exploitation and missing services for Barnardos, including setting up services in new areas and working with Child Safeguarding Assurance Partnership around their strategic response to child sexual exploitation.  Rachael has been the safeguarding lead for the children and young people’s service within a hospice and has worked for the NSPCC delivering individual and group therapeutic interventions for children who have experienced abuse.  Rachael is currently practicing as a Chair for Child Protection Conferences for a Local Authority.  This course has received excellent feedback and Rachel is recognised as a brilliant facilitator, inspiring people into confidence in the child protection arena.
Aims and objectives:
At the end of this course participants will:
  • Understand the thresholds for Child Protection
  • Know how to write effective Child Protection Conference Reports
  • Understand your role in a Child Protection Conference
  • Feel confident in participation and decision making
What you need to know to attend:
The course will run for one x 5-hour session via Zoom.  You will receive your Zoom invite straight from the training provider.
Registration starts at 9:15, then the course will run from 9:30-14:45.
Cost:  £150 per person . Click here to book a place


If you work for Devon County Council, in Probation, Health, Education, Early Years or Careers South West, we may be able to provide you fund or subsidise your place.  If you would like to enquire about this, please email