This masterclass, facilitated by Carla Thomas and Stephen Pizzey, Child and Family Training, gives an opportunity for delegates to review the findings from inquiries, serious case reviews, safeguarding practices reviews and inspections regarding multi-agency safeguarding practice and consider the implications for their agencies policies and practice.
Key learning objectives include considering the history of reviews in relation to child’s death and serious harm, and how some of these led to key changes in legislation and guidance. Review thresholds and processes for serious case and child safeguarding practices reviews.
Understand the findings from recent inquiries and reviews into child death and serious harm regarding:
- the children, their circumstances, their characteristics, their needs and the failure to ensure their protection; and
- the families of the children including relevant parental and environmental factors;
Review the implications of the findings from recent inquiries and reviews into child death and serious harm for:
- agency policy and guidance;
- practitioners’ practice; and
- multi-agency working
Staff at all levels from agencies involved in children’s safeguarding should attend.