Safeguarding Of Children Training

Course Description

Few topics arouse such concern and utter disgust yet it is a fact that neglect and abuse of children is a reality in our society. This course alerts delegates to the long-term harm caused to child victims and the critical need to be aware of signs and symptoms and when and how to take action.

Who should attend? - This course is suitable for anyone who works with or has regular contact with children. Examples are child minders, play group staff and helpers, foster carers, teachers, church leaders, leisure industry personnel, health and social care staff. The full day course is recommended in most cases, especially where there is significant contact with children, or for those who are new to the subject matter.

1 in 14 children have been physically abused – NSPCC

Safeguarding Of Children Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC02081 YearFull Day or 1/2 DayContinuous--

Course Programme

  • Introduction and course overview
  • Child protection defined
  • Legislation
  • Types of neglect and abuse
  • Warning signs and symptoms & consideration of other possibilities
  • Key behavioural changes
  • Managing disclosure
  • How to react
  • How to listen
  • Who needs to know?
  • Who can help?
  • Case studies
  • Reporting & records
  • The referral process
  • Intervention
  • Course evaluation

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