Person-Centred Responses to Missing Children and Adults Online Training

Person-centred training designed for police officers and multi-agency professionals working with missing people and their families.

About this event

With support from the Home Office, NPCC and NCA UKMPU, Missing People have developed a brand new package of training designed for police officers working with missing children, adults and their families.

This training has been developed to help police forces continually improve their responses to people who are missing their loved ones. You can expect to hear these experiences throughout this session directly from these individuals.

Join us for interaction, discussion and grounding moments.

Feedback from police delegates

“Sometimes in the rush of having to attend the vast volume of jobs we have we forget how we would feel in these circumstances. Taking a step back just emphasises how our Police involvement impacts people’s everyday lives and just being able to comfort family members in those difficult times means a lot to them.”

“Hearing the lived experience is difficult to listen to. However, this is where police can learn the most. The training created an environment where people have time to think and process, away from the demands of daily work. This offers an opportunity to refocus and take a step back to see the impact that missing has and how important it is that we get it right from the beginning and throughout.”

The passion shown by the presenters and other staff members is intoxicating and good to see, it is contagious.

Refund Policy

You may request to cancel your ticket for a full refund, up to 72 hours before the date and time of the event. Cancellations between 25-72 hours before the event may transferred to a different date/time of the same/similar event. Cancellation requests made within 24 hours of the class date/time may not receive a refund nor a transfer. When you register for a ticket, you agree to these terms.


This 3.5-hour session is designed to inform and upskill professionals through the following agenda:

  • Working effectively with and supporting the missing persons’ family – this has been developed in partnership with families with lived experience
  • Why people go missing – push and pull factors including exploitation, living in care, mental health, and dementia and how these factors link to risk and behaviour
  • Successful management of the return of a missing person in partnership with other agencies to prevent future missing incidents
  • Missing People’s services – how we can support police investigations
  • A unique opportunity to hear from 2 families with an interactive Q&A panel.

Who should attend?

This virtual session has been designed for police officers and staff working with missing people and their families


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