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Re-envisaging Professional Curiosity & Challenge

A multi-agency approach to preventing Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI)

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This is the first of a series of joint events in Surrey focussing on the common themes in Local Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews and exploring what these mean in practice.  The overarching focus for 2024/25 will be the concept of  ‘Professional Curiosity’, what it actually means and how it can be relevant to a variety of topics.  Out first topic is Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) on 24th June 2024 between 9:00 and 12:30

This FREE half day learning event will enable participants to;

·       Rethink the concepts of professional curiosity and challenge.

·       Update their knowledge of the inequalities in infant and child deaths in England.

·       Hear about the latest research into understanding interpretation of risk advice in higher risk families and this has shaped baby sleep project interventions.

·       Clear understanding of advice on preventing Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy.

·       Embed professional curiosity within daily practice.

This is a collaboration between Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership and the Child Death Review Partnership (CDR) to take a lifecourse approach to building healthy and resilient communities.

Guest speakers include::

Jonathan Dickens, Emeritus Professor of Social Work, University of East Anglia will be presenting on his published paper ‘Re-envisaging professional curiosity and challenge: Messages for child protection practice from reviews of serious cases in England’ 

Dr Anna Pease, Senior Research Fellow, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol who completed her PhD at the University of Bristol in 2016, which investigated the decision-making processes of mothers with young babies from deprived backgrounds, in relation to the risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Natalie Price, Specialist Nurse for Child Death Reviews, Surrey Heartlands ICB

For further information around Safer Sleep please also see the link below:

The Lullaby Trust – Safer sleep for babies, Support for families