Foundation Module 2: Child Protection Conferences, Plans and Core Groups (Virtual)

Date & Time:

Friday 26 February 2021 (9.45 - 12.30)

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Please be aware that this is a virtual pilot of the normal Multi-Agency Safeguarding face to face training.


Participants must have:
•Completed Foundation Module 1: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Training - Family Resilience and Family 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 Deputy/Designated Safeguarding 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 Section 47 enquiries, 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 within child protection conferences, plans 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 Contact Centre (Multi-agency Safegaurding Hub) referral process and the Family Resilience and Family Safeguarding model in relation to conferences, plans and core groups.

Support and guidance regarding preparation and attendance for Child Protection Conference and Core Groups can be obtained from the Education Safeguarding Team.

Any enquiries or request for advice and support should be emailed to


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