This qualification provides those working with children and young people the knowledge on how to recognise and respond to cases of alleged or suspected abuse.
- Understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace.
- Identify key elements of the law on safeguarding children and young people.
- Describe how practitioners can take steps to protect themselves from allegations and complaints within their everyday practice in a work setting.
- Identify ways in which concerns about children and young people can be reported.
- Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused.
- Identify the characteristics of different types of child abuse.
- Describe actions to take in response to evidence that a child or young person has been abused or is at risk of being abused.
- Describe how to respond to a child or young person who discloses abuse.
- Identify those people who the information of abuse or suspected abuse may be shared with.
All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.