Safeguarding

14 May 2020 — Parental Mental Illness and the Impact on Children **CANCELLED**

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Free
CSCP Course 6

Date: 14 May 2020 — 9.30am-4.30pm
Trainer: Mike Smith, Independent Safeguarding and Child Protection Training Consultant
Closing Date: 13 May 2020
Address: Vadnie Bish House, 33-43 Caversham Road, London NW5 2DR

Course Description:

This one-day course will develop and extend your ability to recognise and respond effectively in families where adult mental illness is having a negative impact on children.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course delegates will have:

— Developed understanding of the definitions and prevalence of mental illness in adults
— Identified how parental mental ill-health can have an impact on children across a range of ages
— Explored the specific impacts of depression and personality disorder on adults, their parenting, and professional behaviour
— Considered learning from recent child safeguarding practice reviews (previously known as serious case reviews) where parental mental illness has been a feature
— Used a detailed case example to develop your understanding of how to contribute to more effective assessment and interventions

Target Audience:

This event is suitable for professionals in all Working Together Groups and meets the requirements of Level 3 of the Intercollegiate Document.

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