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HSCB - Listening and Responding to Children - The Impact of Abuse and Attachment Problems

This training is 2 consecutive days to develop further skills in listening to and communicating with children and young people. The course emphasises skills development through experiential learning, participants should be willing to role play in a confidential and safe setting. This is Level 3 training as defined by the HSCB training pathway.

Multi-session course for

Children's Services, Health, Youth Offending Teams, Connexions, Voluntary Sector, CAFCASS staff who are currently working directly with children

Presented by

Norma Howes - Training and Consultancy

Participants will learn how to:

  • Identify some components of effective interpersonal communication
  • Practise active listening and questioning skills in a way which empowers children
  • Identify and practice appropriate responding to a child who has been abused
  • Understand issues of attachment

Course attendance fees:

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) offer free training to their partner agencies*.  In the case of non-attendance or cancellation within 48 hours of an event a fee of £120 will be incurred.  This fee will be waived if a substitute delegate is sent instead but you must let us know if this happens.  All cancellations or changes must be sent in writing to

*HSCB Partner agencies = Hampshire County Council including Schools and Colleges –Hampshire Early Years Settings and Childminders - Hampshire Constabulary - National Probation Service – Hampshire & IOW Community Rehabilitation Company – CAFCASS – NHS Hampshire CCGs including GPs– Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council – East Hampshire District Council – Eastleigh Borough Council – Fareham Borough Council – Gosport Borough Council – Hart District Council – Havant Borough Council – New Forest District Council – Rushmoor Borough Council – Test Valley Borough Council – Winchester City Council – Hampshire Fire & Rescue – Hampshire Armed Forces

Training is open to other agencies and individuals at a cost of £120 per delegate, please supply a name and address for invoicing purposes when booking

HSCB - Training & Development webpage

Other Booking Information

Fees will be advised on application if applicable - Full price £120 per day

Please note that submission of an online booking does not guarantee a place on training

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Provided by: Children's Services Workforce Development Team

Course code: HSCB0005

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