Appropriate Adult Training

Course Provider: Lorna McQuilliam & Adam Lightowler, Powys County Council

Aim

To prepare to be an effective appropriate adult in a police station thereby promoting the interests of justice, whilst safeguarding the welfare of children, young people, or vulnerable adults and to Understand the legal basis behind the appropriate adult scheme

Explore the nature of Power inherent in police investigations

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of the Codes of Practice (Police and Criminal Evidence Act)
  • Good Practice before the appropriate adult goes to the police station
  • Good Practice upon arrival at the police station
  • Good Practice during the police interview
  • Good Practice after the police interview

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given
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