Vulnerable Children with Additional Needs
The aim of this course is to ensure all participants are familiar with their roles and responsibilities in vulnerable children with additional needs. This session has been developed to allow participants to
be actively involved in learning and combines taught input and group work tasks to ensure application of learning to own practice.
All course material is linked to good practice models and is written in line with working together to safeguarding children and young people. The course content is underpinned by the trainer’s knowledge of the Children Act and subsequent amendments and also by the UN Convention of the Rights of the child. The trainer uses past serious case reviews including Victoria Climbié, Peter Connelly and Daniel Pelka to help participants understand the need for safeguarding and the importance of following policies and procedures.
The course comprises of a range of activities including a quiz, case study and communication exercises to enable participants to consider a range of safeguarding points in interesting, engaging and interactive ways.
There is a handbook and power point presentation that are available to participants to take away, which ensure that they are able to revisit key points following completion of the course
- Signs/Indicators of harm and abuse
- Role and responsibilities of professionals working with children with additional needs (including Legal Requirements)
- Voice of the child – What does safety mean for a child with additional needs
- Promoting the rights of children and young people with additional needs
- Understand the needs of siblings and carers.