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Neglect Conference and Launch of Graded Care Profile 2

Date: Tuesday, 01st Jun 2021 | Category: General

Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board in conjunction with Stoke-on-Trent Safeguarding Children Partnership announce their virtual conference focused on neglect and the voice of the child for those who work with children under 5 across the County and City. The conference will also see the launch of the Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) neglect toolkit licensed on behalf of the NSPCC.

The conference hosts an impressive line-up of speakers this year around neglect, the national picture, local learning from reviews, partner initiatives, GCP2 Champions and the voice of the child including;

  • Nicky Walker-Hall, Independent Reviewer for child safeguarding practice reviews will be talking about creating situations where children feel comfortable and listening to and observing children’s reactions to inform assessments.
  • Alan Wood and Jenny Nicholson from the NSPCC will be delivering the national picture on neglect and the launch of the new GCP2 toolkit.
  • Dr Suzanne Smith Founder and Programme Director for ICON which addresses abusive head trauma in babies will be sharing her experience in the field.
  • National Child Bureau will be speaking about the voice of the child, with advice, tools and techniques to help front line staff hear without words especially in the very young and non-verbal.
  • GCP2 Champions and practitioners will deliver the launch of GCP2 with training experience and case studies.

The conference has everything you need to know about identifying, assessing and working with neglect to help you with families you work with.’

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Have you booked your place on the Graded Care profile2 training, its free and available to all multi-agency front line staff. Visit the Learning Zone to book your place.

To find out more about GCP2 book onto a short awareness session here.

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