Coronavirus (COVID-19) - information and advice


CSCP training is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  As of now all courses have been cancelled from now until the end of April 2020. The CSCP will take a view on courses scheduled for May and June, in mid-April.  

All delegates will be advised of cancellation via email in due course. Please can we ask that you wait for an email rather you contacting LD Admin directly.


All practitioner forums for March until May are cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  

The CSCP will take a view on scheduled forums for June onwards in the coming months and will advise as soon as possible once a decision has been made.


Advice on how people can protect themselves can be found online at

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – UK Government response - including stay at home guidance, travel advice and other guidance

Guidance - Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice - the Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data every day at 2pm until further notice

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and protecting older people and vulnerable adults

Safeguarding Factsheet for Community Volunteers during COVID-19 - having published a factsheet designed to address specific concerns that people involved in supporting their community may have at this time.

COVID-19 Free of charge DBS Applications/Fast Track Barred list check service/Fast Track Service eligible roles - have published a guidance on Fast-track service – eligible roles who will receive free-of-charge DBS checks and a fast-track Barred List check is taken from The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Commencement No. 16) Order 2020.

COVID-19 Guidance for public on mental health and wellbeing - have published a guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Further information for Professionals


Further information for Families (Parents)

Further information for Children

CSCP 5 Minute Briefings



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