Assessing the needs of children in situations of parental learning disability

Course Aim:

This one day course aims to consider how to ensure that children of learning disabled parents are effectively safeguarded.

Course outcomes: 

Participants will be offered the opportunity to:

  • Recognise what learning disability means for parenting and safeguarding
  • Consider the risk factors facing learning disabled parents
  • Determine how to work effectively with learning disabled parents to ensure safety for their children
  • Describe current research knowledge in relation to learning disabled parents and safeguarding
  • Access assessment tools designed for work with parents with a learning disability
  • Consider the roles of different professionals within the process of assessment and safeguarding.