Safeguarding of Children (Child Protection)

Understanding and Responding to Abuse and Neglect of Children

This course is aimed at training individuals who work with children to ensure they know how to identify and report possible cases of abuse and neglect. Children are at risk in many environments and training will ensure understanding of the problem, avoiding possible situations and dealing with abuse and neglect once identified.

This course covers the basics to ensure that staff, families or individuals are able to deal with this sensitive subject.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Duration: 3 Hours

Qualification: Certified CPD Statement

Cost:  £300 per group

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Course Curriculum

Introduction to Safeguarding Children

  • Introduction to Safeguarding Children
  • Course Overview and about Safeguarding Children
  • CQC or Care Quality Commision
  • Child Protection Responsibilities
  • Children’s Rights

Acts and Regulations

  • Safeguarding Children
  • Legislation relating to safeguarding Children
  • Discriminatory abuse and the Human Rights Act
  • The Human Rights Act
  • Protection from Harassment Act 1997
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • The safeguarding vulnerable groups act 2006
  • Serious Organised Crime and Police Act

Child Abuse

  • What is abuse and neglect
  • Every Child matters
  • Abuse and the Indicators of Abuse
  • Psychological Abuse
  • Disclosure
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Institutional/organisational abuse and Discriminatory Abuse
  • Neglect and the act commission
  • Other types of child abuse

Prevention and Awaremness

  • Working with others
  • Key Supporting Information
  • What Children want from Professionals
  • Protecting Yourself against allegations

Reporting abuse

  • Reporting Child abuse
  • Summary

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand what is abuse and neglect
  • To be able to know the indications that there may be a problem
  • Know the signs of abuse
  • Understand the types of abuse
  • Reporting of abuse
  • The law and regulations
  • Dealing with children and adults when abuse is disclosed or identified
  • The Police and abuse
  • Avoiding problems and keeping safe
  • Risk assessing and children