Target Staff:Those who work regularly with children and young people and adults who are parents or carers and may be asked to contribute to assessment of children in need (Group 3) and those with a particular responsibility for safeguarding children (Group 4).
Attendees:Maximum number of attendees- 50
Course Duration:One day
Course Aims:To provide attendees with knowledge and skills in using the Graded Care Profile to inform decision making in Neglect cases. To increase knowledge of tools to assess and enable parental capacity to change, and understanding ofcommon elements that impact on behaviour change in adults.
Learning Outcomes - By the end of this course participants should:
Demonstrate an understanding of the common elements of behaviour change in adults including resistance ambivalence, motivation and engagement
Demonstrate a practical understanding of the professional's role in assessing and enabling parental capacity to change
Describe the key elements of motivational interviewing when working with parents
Explain the Graded Care Profile (GCP) and how it can be used to measure and target the quality and level of care given to children by their parents
Identify how the GCP tool can be used to effect change in parental behaviours
Demonstrate a practical application of the GCP using a case study
Describe the multi-agency modes recommended by Norfolk LSCB for assessing parental capacity to change
Describe Norfolk LSCB's policy on the use of the GCP and how it will work in practice