Introduction to Child Protection

Venue
Webinar: Zoom, Webinar
venue
Event Tutors
Sue Wheeler
tutors
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.

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 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.
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 20 November 2024
End Date
Wednesday 20 November 2024
Closing Date
Tuesday 19 November 2024
Times
09:30 - 16:00
Maximum Places
25 
Cost
£103.50 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No