- An understanding of normal child development
- The ways abuse and neglect may impact on normal development of children and young people
- Recognising potential indicators of child maltreatment
- Identifying children at greater risk of abuse
- The impact of a parent/carers physical and mental health on the wellbeing and development of a child or young person
- The importance of children’s rights in safeguarding
- Relevant legislation and guidance
- The importance of listening to children and young people
- How to take appropriate action if there are concerns about a child's welfare
- Documenting and reporting concerns
- The legal, professional, and ethical responsibilities around information sharing
- Professional abuse and raising concerns about the conduct of colleagues
- Understanding the needs and legal position of young people and the transition between children’s and adult legal frameworks and service provision
- Recognising how our own beliefs, experience and attitudes might influence professional involvement in safeguarding work.
- Where to access information, advice and support when considering safeguarding children
- A maximum of 12 participants can be accommodated on the course to ensure quality of teaching.
- Each learner will receive a workbook which they will complete throughout the duration of the course.
- Each person will need to complete a theory assessment at the end of the course.
- Successful participation of the course and all the assessments will result in certification.
- The certificate is valid for 3 years as knowledge and competence should be assessed at least every 3 years.
Full day - 7 hours inclusive of two 15 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch break (please note lunch is not included)
£100 per person, full payment required on booking.