Child Protection (basic)

Overview

For all staff, irrespective of their position in the organisation to have a basic understanding of safeguarding children, and child protection and what their responsibilities are in this arena. In line with KCSIE 2021, and ‘Working Together’ 2018.

How Long is the Course?

a Half Day

Who is the Course Aimed at?

For all staff, irrespective of their position in the organisation to have a basic understanding of safeguarding children

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand broad definitions of child abuse and neglect
  • Deal appropriately with disclosures
  • Have an awareness of how a child’s race, culture, gender and ability inform an assessment of their needs
  • Act appropriately on suspicion or knowledge that a child may be at risk of suffering harm
  • Understand the Child Protection system and professional roles within their organisation and the Country.
  • Understand how discrimination can impact on children and families in the child protection system and to develop anti-oppressive practice
  • Understand child abuse victim and offender behaviour
  • Understand how to respond and speak to children who have disclosed or are suspected of being abused.
  • Responsibilities with respect to FGM, Child Sexual Exploitation and Radicalisation and Extremism.
  • Gain knowledge of statutory and policy directives within their organisation
  • Understand the role of the ‘Designated’ members of staff for safeguarding.
  • Introduction on how staff behaviour can impact safeguarding, the negatives and positives.
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