This course aims to give participants the opportunity to reflect upon, develop and maintain skills and attributes of professional curiosity in practice. It will consider the importance of healthy scepticism and respectful uncertainty, encouraging workers to fact check and cross reference as an evidence base; to attune to their professional instincts.
Adopting this approaching requires practitioner to utilise effective observation, active listening and develop an appreciation of risk and how managing risk requires a fluid approach.
In order to empower practitioners to offer this approach consistently maintaining professional curiosity and supporting the emotional resilience of all members of the core group is essential.
Developing the confidence and ability to have reflective and relational conversations, to keep questioning and not detach from the importance of their role related responsibilities is crucial when managing risk and reviewing the family plan.
Who is Professional Curiosity in Practice aimed at?
Staff in Children Social Care & Early Help
On completion of the course, participants will have had the opportunity to recognise and value the role of healthy scepticism and professional curiosity in upholding duty of care and helping to keep people with whom they come into contact, safe.