VIRTUAL HSCP - An Introduction to A Family Approach

Date & Time:

Wednesday 1 February 2023 (13:30 - 15:00)

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Virtual Course, Microsoft Teams


A Family Approach is one that secures better outcomes for children (including unborn babies), adults
with care and support needs, children and their families by co-ordinating the support they receive 
from Adult and Children and Family Services. This introductory course will explore how support provided by services should be focused on problems affecting the whole family. The course is available to all professionals working and volunteering with children and young people, including schools, nurseries, health colleagues and social worker/family support workers.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify how a range of risk factors and vulnerabilities co-exist within families ​
  • ​Understand the cumulative impact of these on children and adults at risk ​
  • ​Understand the impact of risk and vulnerability on an adult’s capacity to parent, care for others and themselves​
  • ​Understand the relevant legislative and statutory frameworks for adults and children
  • ​Explore themes including Protective Factors, Restorative Practice, Strength Based Approach, Person Centred Working, Mental Capacity, Professional Curiosity and Transition​
  • ​Explore learning arising from Local Safeguarding Child Practice Reviews and Safeguarding Adult Review​s
  • ​Understand the application of the Family Approach Protocol ​
  • ​Explore the resources available under the toolkit ​
  • ​Understand the importance of sharing of information in the context of the family approach

What previous delegates have said about this course:

“The family approach was new to me, so I have learnt a lot in this webinar. It has triggered a reflection on how I can be more strength based in my approach to working with families.”

“Really interesting and well-presented course. The delivery of the presentation found the perfect balance between informative, engagement and timespan for an online course. I will definitely recommend it to colleagues.”

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Virtual Course, Microsoft Teams