Jointly developed with the Department for Education (DfE), this workshop assists local authority decision-makers to interpret and apply the legal requirements of the Children and Families Act 2014 to key decision points.

Aims of the workshop:

  • To assist local authorities to interpret and apply the legal requirements of the Children and Families act 2014 to some key decisions.
  • To highlight important elements of the legislation, illustrated with practical examples, and provide an opportunity for open discussion and problem solving.

This training will look in depth at:

  • The decision to assess
  • The EHC needs assessment process
  • The decision to issue a plan
  • The format and content of a plan
  • The SEND Tribunal: Single route of redress national trial
  • The decision about naming an education provider
  • Decisions on annual reviews

It will also highlight key areas of the law to be aware of and offer you a questions and answers session to further clarify any issues you may be struggling with.

We are pleased to offer a discounted package if you’d like to combine IPSEA Level 1 online training and this face to face training day. This combined package offers:

  • the face to face training day at £125; and
  • the Level 1 online training at £199 (usually retailing at £700). 

If you would like to take advantage of our discounted package, please select the option in your booking form.

If you would prefer to request an invoice for tickets for this training day, please email [email protected] letting us know:

  • The number of attendees
  • Attendee(s) names and emails
  • Your organisation address
  • If you would like to take advantage of our offer of combined package training offer

A member of our team will email you an invoice to forward on to your finance department.

Please note, this training relates to the law as it applies in England.

This virtual training will only go ahead provided there are sufficient bookings. We will offer an alternative date or refund if this session is cancelled.

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