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Safeguarding Babies from Abuse and Neglect *

Course details

Aim: To develop awareness of the particular development and protection needs of babies (including unborn babies) and how to meet them more effectively.

Dates:  Monday 9 June 2025

Time: 9.30am to 16.30 pm

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Education Centre

Facilitators: Carole Mason, Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children (QE), Yvonne Hall, Social Worker, Children and Families, Karen Moody, Specialist Nurse Child Protection, (0-19 Team), Joanne Whitehead, Social Care, Health and Information Governance

Booking: via Learning Hub

Learning objectives

  • To understand more about the vulnerability of babies and what makes some babies particularly vulnerable.
  • To recognise signs that a baby may be at risk of significant harm.
  • To understand the statutory and agency framework for protecting babies, before and after birth.
  • To be able to contribute more effectively to inter-agency assessment and planning

Suitable for

  • Intercollegiate Framework: level 3 People identified in Groups 2 - 5
  • People who work with babies, pregnant women, or families with babies

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