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Child support and protection

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Child support and protection

Date: 19 January 2018 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
Course duration: 1 day
Venue: Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre, 13 Whitevale Street, Glasgow, G31 1QW
Costs: Members £175.00 / Non-Members £275.00

Who's it for and what's it about?


A one day session for staff working with families where children may be at risk of harm, including housing managers, housing officers, Neighbourhood housing management officer, Anti-social behaviour teams, Community wardens, Repairs officers and estate-based staff

Course content

The purpose of this session is to look at and discuss the issues and implications of Child Protection policies and procedures as it relates to protecting children and how concerns can be communicated to the appropriate staff

Learning outcomes

  • Understand current legislation relating to the protection of children
  • Understand the different categories of child abuse
  • Understand the definition of a child in need or a child at risk of significant harm
  • Understand the possible indicators of a child being at risk of, or being harmed
  • Understand the referral pathway and response timelines for children being harmed or at risk of being harmed
  • Understand issues of confidentiality


Trainer: Allan Johnston