Supported by Waltham Forest

Managing issues of consent, confidentiality and information sharing

Date:

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:30 - 16:30

Venue:

The Outset Centre, 2a Grange Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 8AH

Provider:

Waltham Forest Safeguarding Children Board

Outline:

Suitable for professionals who work regularly with children and young people, and who have considerable professional and organisational responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children.

Description:

To improve professionals' competence in dealing with issues of confidentiality, consent and information sharing.

Multi-agency core group B, C (health level to be advised)

Outcome:

On completing this course participants should:

understand the background to information sharing, its importance and barriers;
understand the importance of working with consent, how to obtain it, and when lack of consent can be lawfully overridden;
be updated and aware of national and local developments around information sharing, confidentiality and children's welfare;
be more confident in identifying when information sharing is necessary and know what to do when faced with making decisions about sharing.

Booking information:

To book a place on this course, please complete the application form available to download and return it to safeguardingboardtraining@walthamforest.gov.uk or fax to 020 8496 6909.

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