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This programme is designed for both experienced individuals and those less experienced in this role. This is a role which has become more defined in terms of the expectations of regulators and commissioners, despite the lack of explicit regulation. Read more

dates, venues and booking
For information about when and where the next courses are running, please see below. Read more …

the course

  • discuss and define the role within the current context of the sector, in particular drawing on work in the South West to develop RI Standards
  • analyse the requirements of the role within the context of increased accountability
  • align the requirements of the role to the current regulatory and inspection frameworks.

– case study review

– discussions

– peer review

– professional reflection

  • We will review the monitoring and quality assurance in the role in terms of the potential evidence base which can be tested
  • We will discuss the roles of the RI and RM-the tensions which can be inherent in the roles , how to work together effectively within clear definitions and boundaries.
  • You will have the opportunity to bring current issues for discussion
  • We will consider current updates and any changes in the sector

the trainer

Chris Freestone has worked with young people across health, education and social care. She began as a paediatric nurse becoming a nurse lecturer at Exeter College, then retrained in education culminating in a post as the head teacher at the Dame Hannah Rogers Trust – a school for young people with the most complex health needs. In between she has fitted in work as the director of an independent fostering agency and as a lead inspector for CSCI and with Ofsted. Chris has a strong footing in reflective, challenging practice and encourages participants to explore their experience, compare these to the requirements of the regulatory and inspection framework and take action that is right for young people.

booking and dates

This one day course is £132+VAT and is being run by ICHA and dialogue and includes refreshments and lunch. Accommodation can be arranged where required.

ICHA, SW Forum and RI Network members receive a 25% discount – members price is £99+VAT

At this time there are no courses scheduled. If you are looking for an individual place please fill in the form on the right. If you want to book the course for your organisation or setting please contact us.

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