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Working together in Child Protection Conferences and Core Groups - Half day course

Note: Participants must have attended the full day Child Protection Inter-agency course before attending this course.

To see dates of courses up to April 2019 and book your place please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Target Audience:

This course is open to staff who are likely to take part in child protection conferences and core groups.


This course follows on from the introduction to child protection and enables participants to gain specific knowledge and skills for attending child protection conferences and core groups.


This course aims to provide staff with the opportunity to focus in detail, on child protection conferences, core groups and "working together".

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this programme, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose and process of child protection conferences, core groups and child protection plans
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to prepare for participation in child protection conferences and core groups
  • Understand and analyse the obstacles to "working together" and develop strategies to overcome them, with particular regard to issues of status, professional roles and anti-discriminatory practice


The course is a combination of facilitator input, interactive discussion, case studies and exercises.

Other Information:

Maximum Number of Participants: 20


If you have any questions about this training course, please contact the Adult Education Team on 01452 583863 or email adedsafeguardingcourses@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Booking a place on this course

Please complete the online booking form in the final column of your chosen date, the form will open in a new window.

Please select two convenient dates for your chosen course, and then complete the online .  When you have fully completed the form, click the submit button.

When your form arrives in our inbox you will receive an automatically generated email thanking you for your form.

Training Dates to March 2019
Dates Location Time Book Now
Thursday 19th July 2018

NB: Change of venue

Coopers Edge Community Centre,

Typhoon Way, Brockworth, Gloucester. GL3 4BQ



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Thursday 25th October 2018

The Pavilion,

Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham GL51 6PN




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