Course Aim:

This four-day course is suitable for core Paediatric Specialist Registrars, SHO’s, specaility doctors, specialist nurses and therapists working in community child health who want to gain a deeper understanding of core topics in community child health.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the four-day course participants will have the basic theoretical knowledge and practical guidance on conducting developmental examination, assessment of a child with disability, child protection policy, procedures and practice and working with school age children.

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Typical  Development
  • Schedule of Growing Skills Assessment
  • Sleep issues in Childhood

Day 2:

  • Assessment of the School Aged Child and ADHD
  • Approach to Coordination problems in children with overview of DCD
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cerebral palsy

Day 3:

  • Bladder and Bowel Issues
  • Speech and Language impairments
  • Child rights, advocacy and immunisations
  • Obesity and health lifestyles

Day 4:

  • Child safeguarding – the role of the community paediatrician
  • Adoption and fostering overview
  • Looked After Children – Legislation, policies and Assessment

Course requirements:

Participants will have access to pre course lectures. No pre course learning.


Costs are £60 for one day and £200 for the whole week. 

Link to online booking page

Registration queries to [email protected]

Course organisers – Evelina London Children’s Community Services

Course leads - Anupama Dolly Agrawal and Luximi Kabilan – Consultants in Community Child Health

BACCH is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1129758 and company number 06738129 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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