What will the course involve?
This introductory course is aimed at those who are new to the processes of responding to and reviewing childhood deaths and those who manage and administer these processes. The programme will cover the principles and process of the rapid response for unexpected child deaths, and the principles and functioning of child death overview panels, and the principles and approach to Serious Case Reviews.
This course is intended for those practitioners who are involved in responding to unexpected child deaths. It approaches the management of such cases from a multi-agency framework. Participants should have a basic awareness of the rapid response process and should have previously attended the Introduction to child death review or equivalent training. The programme will incorporate interactive group work including role-play and will equip participants to effectively fulfil their role in relation to the rapid response.
This course is aimed at members of child death overview panels, and all who want to understand more of how such panels work. Participants should have a basic awareness of child death review and should have previously attended the Introduction to child death review or equivalent training. The programme will cover how we learn from children’s deaths; gathering and using information; approaches to analysis; and how to use child death review to effectively implement preventive strategies. The course will include a focus on learning from cases of fatal child maltreatment, including principles of systems-based analysis and the interface between child death review and Serious Case Reviews.