The Children Act 1989 is the Legislation that has been written to protect the welfare of children who are at […]
The Children Act 1989 is the Legislation that has been written to protect the welfare of children who are at risk and also children who may be in need of services.
At least one child dies from abuse or neglect every week in the UK alone. Anyone who works with children should be aware of the importance of child safeguarding and the life-changing impact good practice can have on a child.
Child Safeguarding Advanced Training Course Outline
The aim of this course is to greater increase your confidence and knowledge of child safeguarding, as well as relevant legislation.
The key points covered in this course are:
- Role and responsibilities of a Manager/Team Leader
- Supervision of staff
- Serious Case Reviews
- Local safeguarding structure, thresholds and legal requirements
- Responding, record keeping and multi-agency communications
- Safer recruitment and working practices
- Policy and practice development
Child Safeguarding Advanced Training Course Learning Outcomes
- Be clear of your Safeguarding role and responsibilities as a Manager/Team Leader
- Understand the importance of supervision to support staff to take action and to ensure a safeguarding culture exists
- Be able to explain how lessons from Serious Case Reviews inform practice
- Understand the local safeguarding structure, thresholds and legal requirements
- Be confident in how to respond to a concern and the need for effective record keeping and multi-agency communication
- Understand safer recruitment and safer working practices and have considered policy and practice development
This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.