SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) MEETINGS - WELCOME!

We exist to support you, our members, and you have told us that what you need most is to keep learning and sharing experiences and best practice.

With this in mind, as well as our fortnightly members' meetings, we hold regular Special Interest Group meetings on the subjects you've told us you need to know more about.

These meetings have an expert presenter and plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion. They are free and always over subscribed but priority booking is given to members - you can find out when future meetings are being held in our members' newsletter which goes out every two weeks, and on follow up posts on twitter and facebook. 

Please note, as a member you can attend all our meetings for free. If you are a non-member we welcome you to join us for the first session but would ask that you take out membership after this.

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NEXT MEETING: 

Tuesday 27 April 1pm-3pm: Launch of the new Special Interest Group "Looked After Children and Care Leavers" led by Penny Earney, Retired Designated Nurse for Looked after and Care Leavers. There will be short presentations by colleagues working in the field of LAC, Care Leavers and Fostering.

PREVIOUS MEETINGS: 

Thursday 28th January 2-4pm: “Messages – a discussion relating to Engaging and Communicating with Parents in the Prevention of SUDI” with Clare Edwards, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation, Dr Jo Garstang, Designated Doctor for Child Death, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and Cathy Ellis, Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Northumbria University 

September 24th: 11am-12.30pm: “Working with FII: Professional Dilemmas” with Dr Sarah Steele,  Child Safeguarding Consultant.

Aug 25: 1-2.30pm: Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews in lockdown: management and boundaries 
With Dr Catherine Powell: Child Safeguarding Consultant, former Consultant (Designated) Nurse Safeguarding Children and author of: "Safeguarding And Child Protection For Nurses, Midwives And Health Visitors: A Practical Guide."

June 26:  Cultivating anti-discriminatory practice (ADP) within child protection and safeguarding with Jahnine Davis and Nick Marsh of Listenup Research

June 22: Assessing Protectiveness in Child Protection The CASP-R Model of Assessment with Marcella Leonard of Leonard Consultancy

May 21: The Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel First Annual Report 2018 – 2019 with AoCPP member and Independent Social Worker, Adrienne Plunkett.

Not a member? Sign up here for priority booking and discounts on all our events