NEW DATE RELEASED :- Towards a Confident Child Protection Practice - Professor David Shemmings - Friday 19th October 2018

Thurrock LSCB are please to offer this one day programme supporting the learning directly from recent SCR’s, Professor Shemmings will be delivering a full day seminar to include learning and analysis around:


  • Disguised Compliance
  • Respectful Questioning
  • Questioning and Challenging Self Reporting
  • Accepting Information


What is impacting your decision to make confident decisions in child protection? 

When is a question deemed appropriate or inappropriate for another professional or parent? 

How do we maintain the child at the focus of our work if we are challenged by resistant families or our own fixed views?


This course is suitable for all front line staff that work in the multi agency arena with children and their families.


Additional Information:


  • As from 1st September 2017, there will be a charge for attending this training.  The charges are set out below.
  • Participants are expected to attend for the whole day
  • Places will be allocated to ensure a variety of agencies are able to attend, if you have been booked onto this training, you will receive an email from the LSCB Business Team.  Could we please ask that if you are not in receipt of this that you do not attend.
  • Lunch is NOT provided on this training.
  • Failure to attend without 48 hours notice will result in a £50 non attendance fee





LSCB Board Member                              £50                                

Private/profit making organisation         £100                               

Voluntary/Charity/community                   £25


To apply for this training, click here to complete an application form




Worried about a child?


Contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

You can phone, or write.

if you believe it is urgent ring immediately:


Thurrock MASH 
Civic Offices

New Road, Grays,


              RM17 6SL


  • 01375 652802


  • Thurrock Council Emergency Duty Team (for out of hours)


  • 01375 372468


  • Police Child Abuse Investigation Team
    CAll 101

Call 999 if you are concerned a child needs immediate protection


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