Safeguarding of Children and Young People

Safeguarding Children and Young People

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.

Learning Outcome

  • 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.

Training Methods

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.

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