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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Email: safeguardingboard@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 3396

Harmful Cultural Practice Conference

Target Group:           Any professional working with children and young people in the Borough of Lewisham, Southwark or Royal Borough of Greenwich

Trainer:                     Debbie Crowder & Christine Roberts - Metropolitan Police

Time of Session:     9:30 - 13:30

Venue:                      Will be confirmed in the booking confirmation email.

Dates:                       Friday 13th October 2017

Delegates:                80 places

Aims and Objectives:

  • This course aims to enhance workers’ knowledge, skills and understanding of how race, culture and / or faith and belief systems can impact on our safeguarding children practice.
  • To increase understanding of the influence of own and families’ race, culture, faith or beliefs on the parenting of children
  • An opportunity for workers to gain confidence in talking about their own and other people’s attitudes and beliefs – and how these might affect their judgment when providing services to children and families
  • To improve good practice skills in these areas when leading or joining in assessments or offering any other services to children and their families
  • To create opportunity during the day to talk about key local issues related to the course topics.

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