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Target Audience
Adopters / Childminders / Pre-Schools & Nurseries / Schools / Short Break Carers / Voluntary Sector Workers
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Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adopters and Foster Carers / Children and Young People / Safeguarding
Adopters and Foster Carers subcategories
CS2 - Safeguarding and Child Protection
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care / Early Years / Safeguarding Children
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Children
Event description

Test your knowledge before you attend the training! (SGC employees only)

This course aims to increase the participants’ knowledge of safeguarding issues relating to disabled children and to introduce some skills and strategies to assist them in recognising and responding to possible cases of child abuse.
Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to increase participant’s awareness of the particular vulnerabilities of disabled children and to provide them with an opportunity to explore ways in which we can effectively safeguard disabled children from harm.

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be offered the opportunity to:
· explore the current legislation, guidance and context relating to disability and safeguarding
· understand the social model of disability
· review lessons learnt from serious case reviews involving disabled children
· understand the particular circumstances which make disabled children more vulnerable to abuse, including the concept of created vulnerability
· assess the signs and indicators presented by disabled children who may have been subjected to abuse including any potential for confusion in interpretation
· understand the factors which may influence the threshold for intervention for disabled children

Start Date
Monday 11 October 2021
End Date
Monday 11 October 2021
Closing Date
Sunday 10 October 2021
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event