Group A/B/C: Safeguarding Children with Disabilities/ SEND

Webinar

Zoom

16 March 2021

09.30 – 16.00

Group A/B/C

SEND

Limited Spaces

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Course details:

Aim of the course

This course aims to develop delegates’ knowledge and skills in safeguarding children and young people with disabilities.

Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will have:

  • Explored different models of disability and how they might impact on the process of assessing risk
  • Examined how societal beliefs and attitudes can impact on the protection of disabled children
  • Identified additional vulnerabilities of disabled children to the different categories of abuse
  • Considered the communication skills necessary when working with disabled children in order to ascertain their experiences
  • Considered how to ensure that child protection systems are used effectively to safeguard disabled children
  • Understood the impact on parents of caring for a disabled child and what types of support they may need
  • Considered how coordinated multi-agency responses can contribute to promoting the safety and welfare of disabled children.

Facilitators: Caroline McCallum, Lauren Hills, Lucy Davis, Mary Lee & Marcia Smikle.

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