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Child Protection Forum – Newcastle

Wed September 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

SESSION 1: Signs of Abuse and Neglect in Children (Dr Chris Vedeler – Medical Lead CP Team) 

SESSION 2:  Cultural Safety and Child Protection (Pettina Slade – DCJ Cultural Hub) 

  • Why are our indigenous families overrepresented in the child protection system?
  • Practical tips for health workers in engaging with our indigenous families

SESSION 3:The Scary Stuff in Child Protection (Helen Bell – CP Team Clinical Nurse Consultant)

  • How do I tell the family I’m making a report?
  • What if I’m wrong about my suspicions?
  • How do I remain professional when involved in child protection cases?
  • How do I look after myself?

 SESSION 4: Who is JCPRP? (Newcastle JCPRP) 

  • Where do the referrals come from?
  • What is their referral criteria?
  • What is the role of each agency?

SESSION 5: Case Study Discussion by Child Protection Team Panel (CP Team)

  • Discussion of case involving sentinel injury with CP Paediatrician, CPSW, JCPRP

Details

Date:
Wed September 7
Time:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Helen Bell
Phone:
0249855164
Email:
helen.bell@health.nsw.gov.au

Other

Who can attend this event
Event is open to all health, allied health and community members who work with children and would like to increase their knowledge and awareness of children protection identification and management.

Venue

John Hunter Hospital
Lookout Road
New Lambton Heights, 2305
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