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Safeguarding Disabled Children

Webinar: Zoom, Webinar
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Learning and Development
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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
This course will allow participants time and space to consider the safeguarding needs of disabled children and provide them with an opportunity to explore ways in which disabled children can be safeguarded from harm.

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Meeting ID: 822 5861 9163
Passcode: 363238
Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will have:

• Explored the context within which disabled children are safeguarded, including legislation and guidance.
• Reflected on lessons learnt from safeguarding practice reviews involving disabled children.
• Considered the particular circumstances which may make some disabled children more vulnerable to abuse, including the concept of created vulnerability.
• Identified the signs and indicators presented by disabled children who may have experienced abuse and explored the potential for confusion in interpretation.
• Discussed key features of good practice.
• Considered the factors which may influence the threshold for intervention for disabled children.
• Enhanced your ability to be professionally curious in relation to the lives of disabled children.

Start Date
Tuesday 10 October 2023
End Date
Tuesday 10 October 2023
Closing Date
Monday 9 October 2023
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
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