OverviewThis two day course (with the option of a third follow up day) is designed to assist participants to deliver a model of supervision that works within a health organisation and contributes towards keeping children safe from harm. It explores the elements of supervision that are intrinsic to keeping children safe from harm across all professions. The course will explore working with uncertainty, the factors that affect decision making, the role of emotional resilience as well as lessons from serious case reviews.
Who is Supervising to Safeguard in Health Organisations (Children’s) aimed at?Healthcare supervisors and managers
Course LengthMin 2 days, max 3 days
Participants will have had the opportunity to:-
- Understand what constitutes effective safeguarding supervision and its relationship to safe practice and positive outcomes for children
- Consider lessons from practice, including serious case reviews, and the implication for supervision practice
- Consider how emotions may impact on staff and decision making in child protection
- Understand how best to help staff evaluate and analyse information and use this analysis to inform decision making in situations where there are concerns about the safety of a child
- Be able to make use of the framework provided by the Integrated Model of Supervision
- Use the supervision cycle, and understand how it can be used as a model to facilitate effective supervision in both formal and informal situations
- Understand the role that the supervisor can play within the safeguarding system and at the interface with other organisations
Day 3 - This is a day to reflect on what has been achieved since the first 2 days and notice progress. The supervisors will review where they are at now, build on their positive experiences and have practice supervision sessions. This third day can be adapted to the requirements of the customer, adding in addional parts of supervision practice/theory if and where required.