½ day course
Who should attend:
This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working with children.
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.
- 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