Introduction to Child Protection (previously known as Inter Agency Child Protection)

Webinar: Zoom, Webinar
Event Tutors
Sue Wheeler
Admin Contact
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. Please complete the 'quiz' prior to attending this event.

This 4 hour virtual inter-agency 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 training via Zoom:

  • Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training
  • Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session
  • On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.

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 print any handouts attached to this event and bring them along with you to the session.

Link to join this session:

Meeting ID: 874 9414 0574
Passcode: 268380
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
Wednesday 11 January 2023
End Date
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Closing Date
Tuesday 3 January 2023
09:30 - 13:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event