Safeguarding & Protection of Children & Young People

The course is designed to offer information and guidance on all aspects of protection and safeguarding of children and young people. It is intended for any staff working in education and the broader the children's sector.

This course is designed to offer the information and guidance for Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Young Adults. It is written to support all staff within the children’s sector, but especially those within education. Child protection is not just relevant to people working within children’s services. Anyone who comes into contact with a child (anyone under the age of 18) in their day to day work need to understand safeguarding.

  • Average study time:
    study time

    1 hrs

  • Personal development points (CPD):
    points

    points

  • Price:
    points

    £14.95

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Course Details

Safeguarding & Protection of Children & Young People course details:

  • Clear, attractive format
  • Real-life scenarios help illustrate key points
  • With videos and graphics to make an enjoyable learning experience
  • Written by an expert with over 20 years experience of training in child services, and health and social care

Benefits for you

Safeguarding children and Child Protection awareness forms an essential part of many different qualifications and learning frameworks. If you are working towards any of these, it is important to appreciate to what extent this course helps you in your goal.  

This course has been mapped to the following (where it is applicable) –

Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Unit 3.3: Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people

1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people

1.2 Explain child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and young people

1.4 Explain when and why inquiries and serious case reviews are required and how the sharing of the findings informs practice

2.1 Explain the importance of safeguarding children and young people

2.2 Explain the importance of a child or young person-centred approach

2.4 Describe the roles and responsibilities of the different organisations that may be involved when a child or young person has been abused or harmed

3.1 Explain why it is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting

3.3 Evaluate ways in which concerns about poor practice can be reported whilst ensuring that whistle-blowers and those whose practice or behaviour is being questioned are protected

4.1 Describe the possible signs, symptoms and indicators and behaviours that may cause concern on the context of safeguarding

4.2 Describe the actions to take if a child or young person alleges harm or abuse in line with policies and procedures in own setting

5.1 Explain the different types of bullying and the potential effects on children and young people

7.1 Explain the risks and possible consequences for children and young people of being online and of using mobile phones

7.1 Describe ways of reducing risk to children and young people from: social networking, internet use, buying online, & using a mobile phone

Core skills Training Framework – Subject 9 – Safeguarding Children

a) be able to recognise potential indicators of child maltreatment – physical, sexual abuse, and neglect including radicalisation, child trafficking and female genital mutilation

b) understand the impact a parents / carers physical and mental health can have on the well-being of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic violence

c) understand the importance of children’s rights in the safeguarding  child protection context

d) know what action to take if there are concerns, including to whom concerns should be reported and from whom to seek advice

e) understand the risks associated with the internet and online social networking

f) be aware of relevant legislation

The Care Certificate – Standard 11 – Safeguarding Children

11.1 – to be able to recognise potential indicators of child maltreatment – physical, sexual abuse, and neglect including radicalisation, child trafficking and female genital mutilation

11.2 – To be able to understand the impact a parents / carers physical and mental health can have on the well-being of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic violence

11.3 – To be able to understand the importance of children’s rights in the safeguarding  child protection context

11.4 -– To know what action to take if there are concerns, including to whom concerns should be reported and from whom to seek advice

11.5 – To be able to demonstrate an understanding of the risks associated with the internet and online social networking

11.6 – To be able to understand the basic knowledge of legislation

Course Syllabus

Section 1 – Introduction

  • Learning Objectives 
  • Mapping 
  • Meet The People 

Section 2 – Overview of Legislation and Guidance

  • Introduction 
  • Children Act 1989 
  • Children (Leaving Care) 2000 
  • Education Act 2002 
  • Adoption and Children Act 2002 
  • Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 
  • Children Act 2004 
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 
  • Children and Adoption Act 2006 
  • Children and Young Persons Act 2008 
  • Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 
  • Education Act 2011 
  • Children and Families Act 2014 
  • The Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 
  • Children and Social Work Act 2017 

Section 3 – Safeguarding Children and Child Protection 

  • Introduction 
  • Common Terms 
  • Glossary - Other Useful Terms 

Section 4 – "Recognising" Abuse and Neglect (1 of the 4 Rs) 

  • Introduction 
  • Abuse and Neglect 
  • Harm 
  • Significant Harm 
  • Types of Abuse 
  • Physical Abuse 
  • Emotional Abuse 
  • Neglect 
  • Sexual Abuse 
  • Child Sexual Exploitation 
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 
  • Other Types of Abuse I - Online Abuse 
  • Other Types of Abuse II - Child Trafficking 
  • Other Types of Abuse III - Discriminatory Abuse 
  • Other Types of Abuse IV - Organisational / Institutional abuse 
  • Other Types of Abuse V - Radicalisation 
  • Bullying I - Physical Bullying 
  • Bullying II - Verbal Bullying 
  • Bullying III - Emotional Bullying Bullying 
  • IV - Cyber Bullying Bullying 
  • V - Sexual Bullying Bullying 
  • VI - Prejudicial Bullying 
  • Using the internet and mobile phones 
  • Reducing the online risk 
  • The Effect of Parent's/Carer's Health 

Section 5 – "Responding" to Abuse and Neglect (2 of the 4 Rs) 

  • Introduction 
  • Handling Allegations 
  • Witnessed Abuse 
  • Reporting 
  • Barriers to Reporting 
  • Whistleblowing 

Section 6 – "Refering" & "Recording" Abuse & Neglect (3 & 4 of the 4 Rs) 

  • Refering 
  • Recording 

Section 7 – Statistics

  • Introduction

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