Return Home Interviews

Event Description This online learning module will increase your knowledge and understanding of; what to do when a child returns from missing, what makes a good Return Home Interview and how information gained in a Return Home Interview can be used to drive positive outcomes for children.

You will learn about your responsibilities and how to develop your practice.

This module is mandatory for; ASYEs, Social Workers, Child Protection Advisors, Personal Advisors, Independent Reviewing Officers, and all roles undertaking direct work within Special Adolescent Services.

This module is recommended for; Advanced Child and Family Workers, Residential Childcare Workers, the YES Team, Youth Homeless Prevention, Early Help, Foster Carers, and Designated Safeguarding Leads in Schools.

Training Objectives The aim of this module is to increase your knowledge and understanding of; what to do when a child returns from missing, what makes a good Return Home Interview and how information gained in a Return Home Interview can be used to drive positive outcomes for children. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this online module, you will be able to;

  • Explore Return Home Interviews and recognise their value.
  • Identify your own role and responsibilities when a child returns from missing.
  • Recognise what a good Return Home Interview looks like and apply to your own practice.
  • Recognise how the information gained in a Return Home Interview can drive positive outcomes for children.
  • Identify and reflect on next steps to take to further develop your practice.
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    Course Pre-Requisites You must have completed the Missing Children module, before commencing this module. 
    Course Instructions While every effort has been made to thoroughly test this module using a range of internet browsers and devices, there are some eventualities that we are unable to predict.

    If you are having problems with a module please see the E-Learning Help page.

    If you are not able to find the help you need on the E-Learning Help Page or are still experiencing issues please contact the Corporate Learning and Development's helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003). 
    Online Learning Course Category Children 
    Subject Areas Social Work, Safeguarding, Foster Care, Children and Young People 
    Target Audience Youth Workers, Social Workers, Schools, Foster Carers, Early Help, Children Services 
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 75 minutes At your desk