Safeguarding Network: Child Protection Conference Training

20 September 2023 9.15am – 2.45pm Leadership Online

Aims and objectives

The objectives of the course includes to understand the thresholds for Child Protection, to know how to write effective Child Protection Conference Reports, to understand your role in a Child Protection Conference and to feel confident in participation and decision making.


Rachael Courage is a qualified social worker with 20 years practice experience. She is an experienced trainer in child safeguarding and child protection and has managed sexual exploitation and missing services for Barnardos, including setting up services in new areas and working with Child Safeguarding Assurance Partnership around their strategic response to child sexual exploitation.

Rachael has been the safeguarding lead for the children and young people's service within a hospice and has worked for the NSPCC delivering individual and group therapeutic interventions for children who have experienced abuse.

Rachael is currently practicing as a Chair for Child Protection Conferences for a Local Authority.

This course has received excellent feedback and Rachael is recognised as a brilliant facilitator, inspiring people into confidence in the child protection arena.