Training Events:

Fabricated and Induced Illness / Injuries to Infants under 5 years

Fabricated and Induced Illness / Injuries to Infants under 5 years

  • Date: 01-04-2020
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who work within the children’s workforce. This includes universal services, education, charities and those who provide an early help service or for those practitioners who work within specialist services at statutory intervention level who wish to gain a better understanding of fabricated and induced illness. As well as identifying injuries to infants under 5 years.

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Course Code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2020 and course code EX13

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date.

EX13

Aims

To assist professionals to improve their knowledge of Fabricated & Induced Illness and contribute to their professional development. To further understanding and enhance cooperation in order to improve the quality of service.

Objectives

By the end of the session the course participants will have been informed how:

  • To identify the background information about FII
  • To recognise the major signs and symptoms of FII, as well as key features of perpetrators
  • To recall the importance of working with families in a non-collusive way
  • To recognise what to if they suspect FII
  • To review the importance of communication in cases of FII
  • To determine the impact of children of FII
  • To examine their attitudes vis-à-vis the focus being on the child and working with uncertainty
  • To classify the importance of staff support
  • To recognise significance of injuries to non-mobile infants
  • To reinforce the importance of thorough assessment and investigation when non-mobile infants are presented with injuries
  • To classify the range of such injuries and consider key messages from several SCRs where this has been an issue of concern
  • To raise awareness of the Pan Lancashire Procedures about injury to non-mobile infants

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form