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Safeguarding Awareness

This course is an introduction to safeguarding children and looks at the common indicators of abuse and neglect – Highlighting responsibilities and addressing concerns and suspicious. This course is designed to equip you with sufficient knowledge and provide confidence in dealing with suspected cases of harm towards children.

What is Safeguarding?

In this module you will learn to:

  • Understand the term 'Safeguarding' 
  • Understand why safeguarding is important 
  • Identify who safeguarding applies to 

Legislation & Guidance on safeguarding Children

In this module you will learn to:

  • Identify key organisations that have a safeguarding duty 
  • Identify statutory and non-statutory documents relative to safeguarding 
  • Identify key legislation and guidance for safeguarding 

Your responsibilities in Safeguarding

In this module you will learn to:

  • Understand your own responsibility in safeguarding 
  • Understand how safeguarding is relevant to your role
  • Define 'Child Abuse'

Recognising the signs of Abuse

In this module you will learn to:

  • Identify signs and indicators of abuse 
  • Understand and identify the categories of abuse 
  • Understand other forms of abuse 

How to respond to concerns & what to do in the event of disclosure

In this module you will learn to:

  • Understand how to respond to a disclosure 
  • Identify the 4 key steps to take in the event of a disclosure 
  • Understand confidentiality in disclosures

Reporting concerns when there is a Child Protection issue

In this module you will learn to:

  • Identify who reports can be made to in relation to safeguarding 
  • Understand when to report a concern
  • Understand the process of a safeguarding referral 
Costs: £9.99
Delivery Method: Online

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