“Safeguarding Children and Young People”

Course Details:

This training course runs over two days and will support participants in developing their understanding of how to safeguard children and young people in a variety of contexts. IIntended to promote and develop the understanding of individuals of safeguarding issues the training responds to specific organisational contexts enabling practitioners to work more effectively and responsively within a safeguarding framework.

Content:

The training will cover:

  • Current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety.
  • The roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in the context of own work setting.
  • The steps practitioners can take to protect themselves from allegations and complaints within their everyday practice in a work setting.
  • 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.
  • Way of accessing support where concerns have not been addressed.
  • The characteristics of different types of child abuse
  • Actions to take in response to evidence (including allegations) or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed (including self-harm) or bullied or maybe at risk of harm abuse or bullying.

 A description of the principles and boundaries of confidentiality and when to share information

Learning Outcomes:

This course will enable you to:

      • Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety.
      • Understand how to safeguard children, young people and practitioners in a work setting.
      • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullies.

Accreditation:

The accreditation is optional.
Learners will be provided with face to face guidance and support during the training sessions and distance tutoring support whilst written assignments are delivered. The course requires participants to engage in reflection on their own individual practice, hence there will be a focus on current experience and an exploration of future development and associated organisational, professional and individual needs.

Accreditation details:

Awarding Body: Agored Cymru
Title: Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
Code: PT22CY071
Level: 2
Credit: 3

Current Course Dates:

Session 1: 21 June 2017

Session 2: 22 June 2017

Course Time:

10am – 4pm

Venue:

Youth Cymru

Cost, Assessment and Accreditation:

The cost of this course is FREE per participant. To provide this cut price training opportunity accreditation for participants is obligatory and we will be obliged to charge any unaccredited attendance at the full course rate of £150. The accreditation will require a written assignment that will be sent electronically after the two training days. Distance tutor support is provided to allow for successful completion.