MusicLeader has announced the launch of Child Protection Awareness in Music an online training programme for musicians who work with children and young people.
Child Protection Awareness in Music is the latest in the NSPCCs EduCare series of distance learning courses. It has been produced by the NSPCC and the Musicians Union, in partnership with MusicLeader and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).
Child Protection Awareness in Music covers a wide range of scenarios that are relevant to both school and out-of-school settings, including:
* Handling inappropriate communications with children and young people
* How to demonstrate playing techniques
* Dealing with a difficult group situation
* What to do when you have concerns that a child / young person may be suffering abuse or self-harming.
This course can be downloaded from EduCare, a distance-learning training provider.