Coroners Court
Event Code
ASC/21/0265
Venue
Virtual Learning, .
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Trainers
3 Spirit Training Consultancy
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Target Audiences
Newly Qualified Social Worker, Principal Social Worker, Social Care Worker, Social Worker / Manager (Adults), Trainee Social Worker
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Event Types
Course, Seminar, Workshop
Event categories
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Subjects
Case Work, Law, Safeguarding (Adults), Social Work (Adults)
Event description
It is becoming increasingly common for professions to be called to give evidence where an adult with care and support needs dies. This course will explore the purpose of an inquest and provide practical guidance on steps practitioners should take when drafting witness statements or preparing to give oral evidence. The course sets out the responsibilities of the coroner and explains the investigatory process of an inquest. There will be a clear focus on core social care values and a human rights approach.

This course is for Department of Adult Social Care and Public Health (DASCPH), local authority staff who are required to understand the workings of the Coroners Court as part of their role.
Training objectives
To understand how to give evidence in court when an adult with care and support needs dies.
Learning outcomes
By the end of the course participants will:



  1. Explain the responsibilities for reporting a death to the Coroner

  2. Explain the powers of a Coroner and the role juries play in Inquests

  3. Describe the investigatory process of an inquest

  4. Identify the order of events in court and the roles of those involved in proceedings

  5. Explain the types and purpose of evidence

  6. Describe how to prepare to give clear, honest and objective evidence

  7. Explain how to make appropriate use of supporting primary evidence

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Start Date
Tuesday 28 September 2021
End Date
Thursday 30 September 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
Times
10:00 - 13:00
Maximum Places
16 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
Sessions
Venue
 Virtual Learning, .
Trainers
 3 Spirit Training Consultancy
Start Date
Tuesday 28 September 2021
Times
 13:30 - 16:30
Notes
 
Venue
 Virtual Learning, .
Trainers
 3 Spirit Training Consultancy
Start Date
Thursday 30 September 2021
Times
 10:00 - 13:00
Notes