Foundation Module 2: Child Protection Plans and Core Groups

Date & Time:

Wednesday 5 July 2017 (10.00 - 16.30)

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Tandridge Education Partnership (TEP), de Stafford School Burntwood Lane Caterham CR3 5YX



Participants must have:

  • Completed Foundation Module 1 Multi-Agency Safeguarding Training (previously known as FM1 Introduction to Safeguarding)

Target Group: The course is aimed at practitioners and managers in voluntary, independent and statutory agencies who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. This course is suitable for those who are likely to contribute to the ongoing assessment of children and families, attend child protection conferences, core groups, be involved in the implementation of child protection plans including all those who are or plan to be designated safegaurding leads in their organisations.

Course Aim: This training builds on the learning from Foundation Module 1. This course aims to provide staff with the opportunity to further develop their knowledge, skills and the ability to work collaboratively on the process for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including those who are suffering, or at risk of suffering significant harm. This course will enable practitioners to prepare for, contribute towards and understand the processes involved with child protection conferences, plans and core groups.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will have:

  • Developed an understanding of their roles and responsibilities in child protection conferences and core groups
  • Developed skills and confidence in contributing effectively to conferences, plans and core groups.
  • Explored the process of decision making in the child protection conference.
  • Developed an understanding of agency roles and contribution to interagency collaboration and planning including the formulation of child protection plans and core groups.
  • Understood the Surrey MASH referral process and the Signs of Safety Model in relation to conferences, plans and core groups
    in relation to conferences, plans and core groups.

To use this booking system, you will first need to create a user account and once you have done this, you will be able to manage your own bookings, access course evaluations, certificates and access your training history.

Please note: individuals must create their own account. There is no facility for one person to create an account in their name and book places for numerous numbers of staff. If you are booking on behalf of another member of staff you need to register in their name rather than your own.


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Jane Donson

Venue Details:

Tandridge Education Partnership (TEP), de Stafford School Burntwood Lane Caterham CR3 5YX

(01883 818077)


Parking Information:
At present parking is very limited in the school car park please use the surrounding roads where available, we recommend the side roads off Whyteleafe Road, all within 5 minutes’ walk. Please do not park in the Tandridge Trust Leisure Centre as this is for their paying members.
All areas in this building have full WIFI access, and full disabled access to include disabled toilet and male/female toilets and reception area. The kitchen offers a break out area, we also have a private office for hot desk hire (please call for prices).

Teas and coffees are available throughout the day. Bring your own lunch. Lunches can no longer be purchased at the Sports Centre on site. There is a shop a short drive away.
Please be mindful that TEP is based in a school setting close to the outdoor space where young people will congregate. You are asked therefore to remain within the TEP building apart from when accessing the training rooms and if outside for any length of time do ask for a badge from TEP. Please note, you can only use your mobile phone whilst in the TEP building and not on the school site and smoking is strictly prohibited from the entire school site.

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