This training course runs over four days virtually, 2 hour per session, and will support participants in developing their understanding of how to safeguard children and young people in a variety of contexts. Intended 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.
What will 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 whistleblowers and those whose practice or behaviour is being questioned are protected. A 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.