Why wouldn’t families want to work with us? Working with Resistance and ‘Disguised Compliance’

Date & Time:

Wednesday 15 September 2021 (9.30 - 15.30)

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Venue:

Virtual via Teams - joining details will be emailed, Please ensure your organisation supports access to Microsoft Teams to enable you to access this session.

Detail:

Aims

  • To increase understanding of reasons why families may not, initially, want to engage with services and the forms that this can take
  • To consider lessons from practice, research and Serious Case Reviews/Child Practice Reviews regarding the implications for work to safeguard children in these families
  • To facilitate discussion and address concerns about working with families who are resistant, partially compliant or deliberately mislead agencies
  • To gain further understanding of patterns of behaviour that indicate deception and risk
  • To increase ability to assess risk to children living in families where they may be hidden from professional view
  • To develop skills to identify and challenge deliberate avoidance and misrepresentation

This training is either delivered full day or over two half days - please book the most suitable for your availbility as agreed with your line manager.

Places Available:

26

Further Information:

Enquiries:

scsp_training@sandwell.gov.uk

Trainer:

Ruth Pearson

Venue Details:

Virtual via Teams - joining details will be emailed, Please ensure your organisation supports access to Microsoft Teams to enable you to access this session.