This course can be delivered as a Workshop, Classroom style or Virtual Live Online Training.
Understand what Safeguarding Children means and the key differences between Safeguarding Children and Child Protection
To be able to identify the Categories of Abuse and the potential indicators of child maltreatment in it’s different forms – physical, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect, grooming, exploitation to support and/or commit acts of terrorism (radicalisation)
Be aware of child trafficking, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, modern slavery, gang abuse, electronic media abuse and county lines
Understand the risks associated with the internet and online social networking
Be aware of the vulnerability of looked after children, children with disabilities, unaccompanied children, care leavers, young carers and missing children
Understand the impact a parent/ carers physical and mental health can have on wellbeing
Understand the importance of children’s rights in the safeguarding/ child protection context, and be aware of all current relevant legislation
Understand the importance of conducting pre-interview assessments
Be confident to know what action to take if they have concerns, to whom concerns should be reported and from whom to seek advice
This 2-hour Safeguarding Children (Level 1) course is aimed at ALL staff working with or for the benefit of children. This might be in a primary healthcare or education setting including receptionists, counter and admin staff, and non exec and Board-level Directors.
The aim of this course is to provide awareness of child safeguarding and confidence to report matters through identified routes. It centres upon the safeguarding areas of recognising, responding, recording, reporting and reviewing.
This course focuses on the vulnerability of children, and potential indicators of child maltreatment in its different forms including child trafficking, forced marriage, modern slavery and county lines.
In addition, you will learn about the importance of protecting the rights of children and how critical partnership working is.