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Information Sharing and Consent


Duration: 1 hours 30 minutes


Modules: 4


What is Information Sharing? 

When to share information

The Sharing Process 

Information Sharing Scenarios


Information sharing is key to delivering better, more efficient services that are coordinated around the needs of children, young people and families.


In this course you will learn:


What is information sharing?

Why is information sharing so important?

How information sharing can help prevent harm

Why it is important to keep good records

The legislation around information sharing

What children, young people and families expect of you

Who can give or refuse consent

The seven golden rules of information sharing

Know what is confidential information

Making informed judgments

Seven key questions to ask yourself

The questions you should ask prior to sharing information

This course is intended for all children’s workforce practitioners, i.e. all staff who work with children, young people and their families.


Although this course forms part of an induction programme for new starters, it is also intended for all practitioners who want to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.



Course Certificate

This course has been independently accredited as conforming to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. Upon successful completion of this course you will automatically be awarded a certificate detailing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.You can download the certificate from your leaner account.


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