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Achieving Best Evidence

Added on Thursday 26th September 2013

Expressions of interest for forthcoming Achieving Best Evidence training for Social workers working with Adults in need of Safeguarding


Proposed dates: 5 day course – 7th – 11th April 2014 at Central England location


Course will be compliant with the Ministry of Justice Achieving Best Evidence Guidance in Criminal Proceedings March 2011 and No Secrets guidance – number of delegates will be strictly limited to 12 in order to ensure that there is a maximum opportunity to practice each element and receive constructive feedback.


The training is interactive with elements of the effect of trauma on memory, communication styles, adult mental health issues and other learning disabilities, the principles of vulnerability and being intimidated with an outline of Special Measures, legal framework and overview of legislation.


The course will be led and facilitated by a former Forensic Social Worker and former Police Officer who have extensive experience of interviewing using the Achieving Best Evidence model, and have been involved in successful prosecutions.  Both are experienced and qualified to deliver training.


There will be opportunity to put all of the learning into practice by ‘interviewing’ volunteers on day five of the course.  

Download Course Information - limited to 12 participants. 

If you are interested then please email: