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Introduction to Safeguarding Children for Childminders

Learning outcomes:

  • Consider how to make your setting a safer place for children and for you

  • Explore the difference between safeguarding children and child protection

  • Examine the part you play in keeping children safe

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

  • Explore the difference forms of child abuse and associated risk indicators

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

  • know how to respond to concerns using your organisations Safeguarding children policy and procedures

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

  • Have an improved understanding of the roles of the MASH and LADO and the respective referral pathways

  • Understand what is likely to happen following a MASH referral and the role the school/setting has in the multi-agency child protection process

  • Discuss how to protect yourself and family members against possible allegation of child abuse

Introduction to Safeguarding children course programme available on request

Introduction to Safeguarding Children for Childminders

About the course

This course provides an overview of the current safeguarding system (including local and national guidance and data) and explores the difference between safeguarding children and child protection. 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 the way you are expected to identify and refer concerns.

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.

CONTACT US ABOUT THIS COURSE

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

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