What is safeguarding? – We will explore what is included in safeguarding of children and why all practitioners should have an in depth understanding
Safeguarding and the legal and regulatory requirements – Within this section you will delve into the requirements around safeguarding, the importance of and impact of this and how to put this into practice
The signs and indicators of abuse and who may be more at risk of abuse and neglect – We will look at the differing signs and indicators to be aware of and the groups of children who might be more at risk
Reporting and recording procedures for safeguarding and the importance of working with other agencies – we will recap over what we should do initially, right through to the referral process, your own role and others roles within this in order to provide appropriate support quickly and effectively
How to safeguard yourself and others – Finally you will look at how to safeguard yourself and others within your working environment, including safety and security
We are dedicated to creating results not just content, by the end of the course you will be able to;
- Describe the legislative framework surrounding the protection and safeguarding of children
- Describe the terms child protection and safeguarding
- Recognise signs and indicators of abuse and neglect and the groups who may be more at risk
- Describe how to raise, record and report safeguarding concerns, including the referral process, your own role and others roles within this
- Understand the importance of working with other agencies when safeguarding children and the support they and their family should expect
- Understand the possible responses and processes following a referral to social care
Our courses are highly interactive and have been designed to engage, inspire and excite. When completing the course you will interact through methods such as click to reveal the text and process interaction to support your learning.
At the end of your course there is a multiple choice assessment to confirm your learning where you need to achieve 80% or more. If you don’t pass don’t worry! You can take the assessment as many times as you need.