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Enhancing Professional Curiosity and Challenge

NSCPAims

  • Provide an understanding of the concept of professional curiosity and its application within a safeguarding children context.
  • Provide a communication framework for saying difficult things in a clear assertive and respectful manner.

Objectives

By the end of this course participants should:

  • Understand what is meant by the term professional curiosity in relation to keeping children safe.
  • Know the key elements of good communication which lead to effective challenge
  • Have had an opportunity to practice the use of a framework for effectively delivering difficult conversations
  • Be able to make links between collaborative working and defensible decision making
  • Understand the theory of behavioural change and its application to disguised compliance
  • Have an awareness of the serious case review thematic learning framework in relation to professional curiosity and challenge.
  • Know how to manage professional disagreements, including, but not limited to, providing and receiving challenge.
  • Have developed an understanding of being curious about the ‘day in the life of the child & their family’ and ensuring the voice of the child is present within the process and a recognition of the disguised compliance as a dynamic
  • Have been enabled to explore emotional competency & its impact of being professionally curious
  • Be able to develop an individual action plan for good practice.

Further Details

Target Staff: This course is aimed at all front line practitioners and managers working with children and young people.

Course Duration: One day

Location: The Woodside Centre, Norwich

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