[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Safeguarding Children is everyone’s responsibility” (Care Act 2014)

This course is mandatory for all foster carers and those working with under 18’s. In order to keep children safe key adults need to be able to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect. It is also vital that the reporting and recording process is fully understood.

Creating and maintaining a culture of safeguarding has a positive impact on supporting looked after children as it helps to prevent future child abuse. This course will give you the key skills in this area.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. A basic awareness of child protection and safeguarding.
  2. Know how to recognise signs of abuse.
  3. Know the circumstances in which abuse may occur and by whom.
  4. Understand what to do if you suspect that a child is being abused.
  5. Identify the factors present in families that may increase the risk of abuse.
  6. Understand how your role fits into the wider context of safeguarding children.
  7. Gain knowledge of the history and legal context that underpins the safeguarding agenda.
  8. Understand the reporting structure for identifying abuse.

Is this course for me?

Attendance on this course is MANDATORY for foster carers and a Safeguarding update / refresher is required every year.

This course is for foster carers, adopters and Supervising Social Workers. In addition, this course is for Residential Child Care Workers (RCCW) and residential team managers from mainstream, short-breaks and outreach services.

Level: beginner / intermediate This course can be adapted to advanced level for skilled practitioners.

Safeguarding and Child Protection – courses also available specifically for youth workers, education professionals and those in the community and voluntary sectors.[/vc_column_text][mk_button dimension=”flat” size=”xx-large” url=”/request-training/” align=”center” margin_top=”20″]Request Training[/mk_button][/vc_column][/vc_row]