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Introduction to Child Protection

Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
Event Tutors
Sue Wheeler
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Target Audience
Adopters / Childminders / Foster Carers / Pre-Schools & Nurseries / Short Break Carers / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
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

Please click here to view and download the course handouts.

This training is organised by South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Partnership and is targeted at all staff from all agencies who are working directly with children, or adults who are parents.

This training session will cover: The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed What signs to look out for How ACE's impact families and children Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place The role of early help Appropriate information sharing Responding to allegations

Requirements for face-to-face training:

  • Participants must arrive on time and allow time for parking.
  • Participants should attend the full training day, participants should be rebook for a different date if they are unable to attend the full day.
  • Please note that there is not a requirement to print off the handouts.
Learning outcomes
• Have an awareness of the different types of abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional and neglect
• Consider the additional vulnerabilities that children looked after and those with disabilities face
• Understand how to respond if a child makes a disclosure and your responsibility to share information
• Have an awareness of what happens once information is shared and how this is responded to locally
• Develop a deeper understanding of child abuse, to include FGM, Criminal and Sexual Exploitation, Radicalisation and the associated signs and symptoms
• Have a greater awareness of the additional vulnerabilities of children who are looked after and those with additional needs
• Consider how parental mental ill health and substance abuse can impact on children’s wellbeing (including Fabricated Induced Illness (FII)
• Gain an awareness of how extra-familial harm also puts children at risk, including abuse from peers and online risks

Start Date
Thursday 5 December 2024
End Date
Thursday 5 December 2024
Closing Date
Wednesday 4 December 2024
09:30 - 16:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event