Understanding the Public Law Outline


The Public Law Outline (PLO) aims to reduce unnecessary delay and put the child at the heart of proceedings by promoting better care co-operation between all the parties involved.

This training will be delivered by an experienced family legal expert and will equip the attendees with the necessary skills and knowledge they will require to understand the process of the PLO

Who is the Course Aimed At?

Children’s social care staff

How long is the Course?

One day

Learning Outcomes

An understanding of:

• The requirements of the Statutory Guidance and  Public Law Outline
• The critical role and value of the individual practitioner

Knowledge of:

• Helping families
• Better informed resolution


• Inter-agency and multi-agency working
• Different stages of proceedings


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