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½ day course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working with children.

Course Overview:

To increase your awareness and understanding of what safeguarding children means, in order to increase your confidence to enable you to make a positive contribution towards the process.

Course Aims:

  • Identify and discuss background and legislation within which children’s welfare is safeguarded and promoted and why it is important
  • Define safeguarding, maltreatment and vulnerable groups
  • Discuss what children need to support their safety and well being
  • Describe key indicators of abuse in line with current research
  • Define bullying and the potential effects on children and young people
  • Outline policies and procedures for managing bullying and how to support children and young people and their family
  • Outline policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people and how to share information within your work setting
  • Outline and demonstrate how to respond and report to allegations of abuse by colleagues, including whistleblowing
  • Define the importance of e-safety for children and young people

Refreshments provided

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