Course Overview

This is a full-day classroom-based training session for people working with children and provides progression from our Missing from Care Essential Level course. Learners will be supported to understand the importance of their role in preventing and proactively distracting children from going missing from care, will understand and define the signs and symptoms of the and also the procedures to follow when there is a missing episode. The course will also help staff to work proactively with children and young people, who’s pull and push factor increases their chances of going missing. We look at the concerns the police have with children and young people that go missing. The course features a range of group work, activities including role play and discussions to enhance learner skill development. This training session can be accessed via a link and is accessible from a range of devices including IOS and Android platforms

Aims & Objectives

  • To raise awareness of the risks associated with going Missing from Care and identify the learner’s role in prevention and incident management.
  • Understand the difference between the terms ‘missing from care’ and ‘absent from care’
  • Identify the risks of children going Missing from Care.
  • Describe their role in before, during and after a ‘Missing episode’.

Course Audience

Health Care Workers, Social Care Workers, Support Centre Practitioners, Youth Workers, Support Worker, Nursing Staff, Children’s Residential Care Workers

Course Duration

1 Day

Available Course Dates

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This course is accredited by Open Awards ‘Badge of Excellence’

Course Price

The course price is £40 or 2 Credits

Course Curriculum

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