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7 minute briefings

7 minute briefings are based on a technique that supports learning.

Reading and learning for seven minutes is manageable in most services. Learning is reported more memorable as it is simple and not clouded by other issues and pressures.  Their brief duration mean they hold people’s attention, as well as giving managers something tangible to share with their staff.

The briefings will not provide all the answers in 7 minutes, but it is hoped that they will act as a catalyst to help individuals, teams and their managers to reflect on practice and systems. The expectation is that they include additional resources and hyperlinks that support further learning if required.

Due to the increasing pressures on services, it can be difficult to release staff to attend training. These briefings are a tool to encourage continuous learning and maintain a skilled workforce.

 Neglect and Cumulative Harm

 Professional Curiosity 

 Fabricated/Induced Illness

 Self-neglect and hoarding

 Looked After Children and Care Leavers

 Human trafficking and Modern Slavery


 Trauma and Resilience

 CCE / County Lines

 Information Sharing within Safeguarding

 Contextual Safeguarding


 Familial Sexual Abuse

 Domestic abuse

 Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) 


 Bruising in a non-mobile child

 Safeguarding Adults



 Female genital mutilation (fgm)