Introduction to Safeguarding and Child Protection

The course aims to develop awareness and understanding of safeguarding and child protection. Participants will be able to explore how these fit in relation to their role in their organisation.

Posted: 10/09/2012

This is an interactive course with the aim that participants are not just ‘given’ knowledge but has the chance to consider how they should respond to Safeguarding issues in their own practice. A range of methods will be used to help participants to build up skills and knowledge, such as group discussions, case scenarios and DVD.

Who is this course for?
Anyone whose works with or comes into contact with children and young people as part of their work or as a volunteer. This is an ideal introductory course for newly appointed workers and volunteers. It will ensure that those attending have covered the basic requirements for them to work safely in their role.

Learning outcomes:

  • Have an understanding of safeguarding and child abuse
  • Identify the categories of child abuse and recognise the signs and indicators of each
  • Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding children and young people
  • Be aware of how to respond to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child/young person using their organisations ’child protection policy and procedures

£98 per person (no VAT charged)

How to join:
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