This course will enable workers who are engaged in work with children and families to develop effective ways and build confidence in working with difficult behaviour, in order to recognise potential impacts on professional dynamics and multi-agency child protection work when professionals are faced with working with families who are hostile and evasive.
Who is Professional Dangerousness aimed at?
ll those working with children and families where they encounter hostility and evasiveness
2 days (including use of actors)
By the end of the course participants will have:
- An increased awareness of the outcomes and lessons learnt from major serious case reviews and enquiries.
- Reflected and explored their safeguarding practices
- Recognised the impact stress, anxiety and abuse has on the child’s development, self esteem and behaviour.
- Developed skills in child focused observation and analysis, understanding behaviour, and forming evidence based judgements about the actions we take and the decisions we make.
- Recognised professional dangerousness when it occurs in a range of settings and develop strategies to challenge dangerous practices.
- Been enabled to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to feel more comfortable and confident when challenging the professionalism of ourselves and others, which can include other professionals within the same agency and team, as well as professionals