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HSCB - Safeguarding Children Legal Masterclass

This FREE interactive workshop will cover report writing, communication and court processes. The Masterclass will be led by Simon Jones, designated doctor and Rashpaul Hothi, local authority solicitor

Half day course for

Hampshire Paediatricians, Named and Designated Professionals and Senior Children’s Services and Police Professionals

Presented by

Children's Services Workforce Development Team, HSCB, Hampshire Legal Services - Simon Jones & Rashpaul Hothi

Learning Objectives:

  • Better understanding of the legal processes for child protection procedures, including the burden of proof in civil and criminal courts
  • Consider the impact of multi-agency professionals' contribution to child protection reports and meetings, and discussion regarding what may impact the process
  •  Explore and agree a consensus for what good multi-agency communication looks like, and consideration of what impact positive multi-agency communication has on safeguarding children

Attendance Fees:

Hampshire, IOW, Portsmouth and Southampton Safeguarding Children Boards offer free training to their partner agencies.  In the case of non-attendance or cancellation within 48 hours of an event a fee of £60 will be incurred.  This fee will be waived if a substitute delegate is sent instead so please let us know if this happens.  Cancellations or changes must be advised to

HSCB Training Policy - includes information on course levels and staff 'groups'

  • Please ensure you have read and understood the 'Conference attendance fees' section, above
  • Hampshire County Council (HCC) and IBC staff bookings should be made by line managers on-line Learning Zone help
  • Those without on-line access should book using this  application form
  • There is a selection process for this event, submitting a nomination is not a guarantee of a place
  • Where places are not available, please complete this application form to register on the waiting list
  • The Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board charges £60 for non-attendance at training. This charge is made when non-attendance is un-notified or if the notice given is less than 48 hours
  • Foster Carers: Please use this application form to apply for training after liaising with your FPSW



Provided by: Children's Services Workforce Development Team

Course code: HSCB3000

Subscribers: £0