Making a Positive Contribution to Child Protection Conferences and Core Groups

Date & Time:

Thursday 29 September 2022 (09:30am - 16:30pm)

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Brian Jackson House - Engaging Space, Brian Jackson House 2 New North Parade Huddersfield


Target Audience: 

Anyone working or volunteering in Kirklees who are likely to be asked to attend a child protection conference or core group to give information about a child or parent they may be working with. The course covers good practice and latest developments and is useful as a refresher for those who have been attending conferences and core groups for some time and have perhaps never received training.



To provide knowledge and skills in preparing for and making a positive contribution to child protection conferences and core groups.


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and structure of a child protection conference and their role within it
  • Demonstrate how to be an effective participant at a child protection conference using a strengthening families approach and other good practice issues
  • Describe how core groups can keep children subject to a child protection plan safe from further harm
  • Analyse information given in a child protection conference in order to accurately
    assess risk
  • Produce a child protection plan that effectively addresses risk

Places Available:

Sector LimitAvailable
Calderdale and Kirklees CareersNo Limit
Childcare/Early Years - Private ChildminderNo Limit
Childcare/Early Years - Private NurseryNo Limit
Childrens Home - Kirklees Local AuthorityNo Limit
Childrens Home - Other Local Authority / Private0
Commissioned School TransportNo Limit
Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC)No Limit
Education - Further EducationNo Limit
Education - Higher EducationNo Limit
Education - Independent School / Academy / Non tradedNo Limit
Education - LA SchoolNo Limit
Education - Outside of Kirklees0
Health - Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation TrustNo Limit
Health - LocalaNo Limit
Health - Mid Yorkshire Hospital TrustNo Limit
Health - North Kirklees and Greater Huddersfield CCGNo Limit
Health - SWYTNo Limit
Health Organisation - Outside of Kirklees0
Housing - Housing AssociationNo Limit
Housing - Local AuthorityNo Limit
Housing - Outside of Kirklees0
Housing – Homes and NeighbourhoodsNo Limit
Huddersfield Giants Rugby Football ClubNo Limit
Huddersfield Town Football ClubNo Limit
Kirklees - Public Sector Other0
Kirklees Active LeisureNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Adults and HealthNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Children and Families - Child Protection and Family SupportNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Children and Families - Learning and Early SupportNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Corporate Strategy, Commissioning and Public HealthNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Economy & InfrastructureNo Limit
Kirklees Council - School Transport StaffNo Limit
Local Authority - Outside of Kirklees0
Member of the public - Kirklees Resident0
Member of the public - Outside Kirklees0
PoliceNo Limit
Police - Outside of West Yorkshire0
Private Children's HomeNo Limit
Private Hire Taxi ServiceNo Limit
Private Sector Organisation (any)0
Probation in KirkleesNo Limit
Probation Outside Kirklees0
Religious in KirkleesNo Limit
Religious outside Kirklees0
Sports and Leisure - OtherNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - Action for ChildrenNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - CGLNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - CHARTNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - PDAPNo Limit
Voluntary/Charity - ChaperoneNo Limit
Voluntary/Charity - Other in KirkleesNo Limit
Voluntary/Charity - Out of Kirklees0


Working Together to Safeguard Children (Attended or Completed no longer than 36 month(s) prior to this event)

Further Information:


O'Neill Training

Venue Details:

Brian Jackson House - Engaging Space, Brian Jackson House 2 New North Parade Huddersfield