LSCB – Abusive Head Trauma – ( Crying & Shaken Babies)

Type:Training Event
Duration:Half Day

This 2 hour session led by the Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children, will raise awareness of the risks of injuries inflicted by shaking babies and the trauma it can cause. Workers will learn about the pattern of injuries including head trauma, the reasons babies cry, how to support parents in managing this.

Learning Outcomes

Consider the reasons for why injuries in children occur

Give thought to the patterns of injuries, including head trauma.

How to find ways to manage crying

Consider the potential outcome for abusive head trauma

Target Audience

All safeguarding professionals, in particular those professionals working with parents who are pregnant and/or families who have a baby under 2 years old


To book a place on our safeguarding training use the Brighton & Hove Learning Gateway 

For support or enquiries about using the gateway please call 01273 291460 or email

Training is free for Children’s Services staff, school staff, foster carers, CVS groups, BHCC contracted organisations in Children’s Services, statutory health organisations, police and probation and all early years (including private early years) who are working in Brighton & Hove. Private organisations and those working outside the city – £120