Managing Allegations training

Allegations is an area that many carers worry about. This course will help you think about the risks to carers and why children and young people might make allegations.

It will also guide you through the process of investigation and give you some information about what support is available to you should you have an allegations made against you.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • What allegations are
  • The main types of allegations made against carers
  • Why allegations are made
  • Good practice and how to minimise risk of allegations
  • What to do if an allegation is made
  • What support is available to you
This Managing Allegations course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about what types of allegations can be made against a carer and why a child or young person might make an allegation.Whilst it provides focus for people working in Children's Services, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about managing allegations in general.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 2 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

Choose your desired delivery method from the boxes below.

Managing Allegations eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Managing Allegations course

By the end of the training, you will:

  • Know the difference between a standard of care concern and an allegation of abuse
  • Understand the legal framework that the two types of allegations/complaints are investigated under.
  • Be able to identify some of the reasons a child might make a complaint or an allegation against a carer
  • Be able to identify some of the ways carers can gain help and support if they are subject to a complaint
  • Understand some of the possible impacts of an allegation or complaint on carers and their extended network

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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Additional course information

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