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Keeping children safe

Learning outcomes:

  • Have an improved understanding of the Early Help, MASH and LADO referral pathways

  • Have considered how to promote effective safeguarding practices within your organisation

  • Be able to identify important changes to statutory and local guidance and discuss the impact of this on practice

  • Recognise the need for early intervention to support vulnerable children and families

  • Revised knowledge of the signs and symptoms of child abuse and the associated risk indicators

  • Understand how the common assessment framework (CAF) can be used to identify children in need and children at risk

  • Explore how the revised early years foundation stage safeguarding and welfare requirements helps to create a safer environment for you and for children in your care

  • Understand the different categories of child abuse and their legal definitions

  • identify the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding children and young people

  • know how to respond to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child/young person using their organisations child protection policy and procedures

  • Identify instances in which there are grounds for concern about a child’s welfare, and initiate or take appropriate action to keep them safe

  • Describe the key legislation and guidance affecting the service’s response to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare

  • State your own values regarding child abuse and explain the impact of these on professional practice

  • Identify the barriers inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and respond effectively to a child who does disclose

  • Understand the barriers to staff reporting concerns and develop methods of overcoming them

  • Make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of a range of concerns about a child or young person

  • Develop knowledge, skills and awareness of issues in relation to the abuse of disabled children and young people and to promote safe and effective practices

  • State what is likely to happen following a referral to children’s social care and the role the setting has in the multi-agency child protection process

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Keeping Children Safe Friday 19 January 2018
CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB - £60.00

About the course

It provides up to date, practical information to enable you to create and sustain safer environments for children and your workforce. There have been an unprecedented number of updates to legislation and guidance in 2016, all delegates will have an opportunity to explore how they influence our work and responsibilities.

This workshop aims to promote professional resilience, confidence and competence when working with vulnerable children and their families and assist in the delivery of your Early help strategy, including references to key local guidance and resources. Participants are given tools to be able to recognise some of the key signs and risk indicators of child abuse and opportunities to explore what to do if you have child protection concerns, including who to refer to and how. There is now a recommendation that all staff working with Children & Young People must undertake this training annually (Keeping children safe in education 2016)

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More information

• The course runs from 9.30am - 2.30pm
• Nearest Tram - West Croydon
• Nearest Train - West Croydon
• Buses - 60, 64, 109, 198, 250 & 289
• Parking - Very restricted but there are a few pay and display spaces nearby

For more information please call: 07538 130 617
or email: susan@tailormade-training.co.uk

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