Supporting named and designated paediatricians for Looked After Children – online

This one day online course, and accompanying pre-course eLearning package, is to equip named and designated paediatricians working with Looked After Children with a comprehensive understanding of their role and to develop the skills needed to fulfil their wide-ranging responsibilities as Looked After Children leads in both their organisations and the multi-agency arena.

Please note: The course day will be held virtually, via Zoom.
Mixed race family
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Fully booked

RCPCH Member - £200

RCPCH Non-member - £260

The Supporting named and designated paediatricians for Looked After Children online package consists of pre-course eLearning modules and the one-day online course on Wednesday 15 June 2022.

Target audience

Named and designated paediatricians and medical advisers for adoption.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explore different responsibilities of your role as a named or designated Looked After Children paediatrician and the key agencies involved
  • Integrate lessons learned from reviews and research evidence into local practice
  • Use evidence to create a compelling case for Looked After Children relevant to the changing needs of your local population

Course requirements: pre-course eLearning

Participants will be given access and required to complete the Supporting named and designated professionals Looked After Children eLearning package.

The modules will include:

  • Educational training 
  • Service provision 
  • Leadership and teamwork

This eLearning package will be available to delegates from mid May.

Technical requirements

  • Windows or Mac computer (laptop/desktop or tablet)
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE). Minimum bandwidth is 600kbps (up/down) and recommended is 1.5 Mbps (up/down)
  • Microphone and speaker - either using:
    - the built-in microphone/speaker
    - a headset connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet
  • Webcam - either using:
    - the built-in webcam
    - separate webcam connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet

See resources about Looked After Children on our Child Protection Portal