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