Child Protection Course Level 2 & 3 - 1 day course

The child protection level 2 & 3 course is a 1 day course designed for people who require an advanced knowledge of child protection issues.

 

​Individuals: £100 each (Delivered in a group setting at a local venue)​

Groups up to 12 people in-house at your location: 900

Groups up to 12 people at a local venue: £1,000

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Description:

This one day course is for those who need to gain an advanced knowledge of Child Protection or who wish to take a deeper look at child protection issues. Aimed at those who work with children in a variety of settings, including school teachers, volunteer groups, health professionals, youth volunteers, community groups, dentists, family centres, PTA’s, governors etc., this course enhances awareness and encourages good practice.

 

This course is an excellent starter for those wishing to become a Designated Person or Child Protection Officer, manager or policy writer. It is also ideal for those who have operational responsibility for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people and those who make decisions about what action needs to be taken and who are responsible for contacting and liaising with other agencies involved in safeguarding children, especially children’s social care.

 

This course also provides an opportunity for individuals and teams of staff to explore attitudes and values with regards to safeguarding children, gain a more in-depth knowledge of the signs and symptoms of abuse, reporting, policies and procedures and inter-agency liaison.

 

  • Explore attitudes and values with regard to safeguarding children while stating your own values regarding child abuse and the impact of these on professional practice

  • Understand broad definitions of child abuse and neglect. Recognise the signs of child abuse by focusing on examples as well as the behavioural and physical indicators

  • Deal appropriately with disclosures exploring the blocks inhibiting children from disclosing abuse

  • Gain an awareness of how a child’s race, culture, gender and ability inform an assessment of their needs

  • Know how to make a referral having taken appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of a concern about a child or young person

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the emotional dimension of safeguarding work

  • Understand the Child Protection system and professional roles within

 

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