Spotlight on ...sessions

Our free sixty minute ‘Spotlight On..’ sessions have proved hugely successful in 2017, with a total of 620 multi agency attendees.

Each session offers a short briefing on a different relevant subject matter (with accompanying LSCB Practitioner Guidance resource) and each is delivered by a specialist agency partner. Issues discussed include:

1. Bruising in non-mobile babies and children not independently mobile (Alder Hey Rainbow Centre)

2. Understanding Psycho Active Substances – New Drugs (Addaction and Young Addaction)

3. Making a referral using the MARF (Careline)

4. Working with Gypsy Roma and Traveller Communities (EMTAS)

5. Introduction to Attachment Theory (Children’s Services Fostering Team)

6. Talking about LGBT+ (YPAS)

  • LSCB Practice Guidance - LGBT                                                             

 7. An introduction to Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (LJMU)

8. Adult Mental health and Parenting Capacity (Merseycare and Barnardos)

Following consultation with partner agencies and practitioners, the next series of Spotlight Sessions will take between 3.00- 4.00pm on Friday afternoons.

Dates of forthcoming sessions are:

  • Friday 18th January 2018 - Cultural Sensitivities
  • Friday 1st February 2018 - Coercive Control
  • Friday 15th March 2018 - Early Help
  • April 2018 - Technology (Social Media, Apps, current issues facing young people....) To Be Confirmed
  • May 2018 - Language in relation to Child Exploitation To Be Confirmed

 Spotlight on.... session     Contact for further information



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