Public Sector Event

Child Protection And Safeguarding Legal Masterclass

Venue: Hallam Conference Centre
44 Hallam Street

Date: 24 Jan 2014

Synopsis: This masterclass explores the legal and social background to current child protection laws and procedures. It will ensure that healthcare practitioners understand their legal obligations and the most effective ways to work with the other agencies to identify abuse and neglect, to share information appropriately and lawfully and to promote the best interests of children.

Facilitated by Professor Penny Cooper Barrister, Associate Dean & Professor of Law City University London Objectives • Understand the legal definition of child abuse and the legal framework for child protection • Know what to do if you think a child is being abused • Be confident about how and when to share information to safeguard and protect the welfare of a child


Kerry Tarrant Tel: 01932 429933 Fax: 020 8181 6491