Participants will have a better understanding of the purpose and objectives conducting home visits and be able to create a visit plan.
Participants will develop their knowledge of risk assessment in relation to the home visit and be able to employ strategies on first contact with service users.
Participants will better understand what may lead to behaviours that indicate reluctance to engage and identify strategies to deal with reluctant or resistant individuals/families.
Participants will consider anti-oppressive methods of communication and how to incorporate these to engage effectively with children and their families.
Participants will be able to relate the Strengthening Families framework to assess and review information held in order to identify current and historic risks, strengths, grey areas and any protective factors.
Participants will have opportunities to consider the use of tools for analysis to assess the child’s living conditions and family dynamics through observation and apply this to understanding the child’s world.
Participants will have a better understanding of lessons learned from Serious Case Reviews, in relation to disguised compliance and apply this knowledge to their professional practice