The learner will gain concise and up-to-date information regarding ‘Safeguarding Children (Version 3) training’ to meet the requirements set out in their workplace. All ‘Safeguarding Children (Version 3)’ training must be taken seriously, and in doing so, the benefits will help an individual grow and maintain a good working practice within their career.
Introduction to Safeguarding Legislation
A foundational understanding of the legal framework designed to protect children from harm and ensure their welfare
Incorporating basic principles and key legal duties aimed at promoting children’s safety, well-being, and development within various settings
Understanding Child Maltreatment
Understanding Child Maltreatment – Child maltreatment encompasses various forms of abuse and neglect inflicted upon children, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, and neglect of their basic needs. It represents a significant violation of children’s rights, often resulting in profound and lasting harm to their physical, emotional, and psychological well-being
Signs or Symptoms of Abuse or Neglect – What to look out for? How it affects children and young people.
Explanation of Child Exploitation – the manipulation, coercion, or abuse of children for personal or financial gain, often through activities such as forced labour, trafficking, sexual exploitation, or involvement in criminal activities
Forensics to Child Maltreatment
Explanation of the different forms of Child Maltreatment
The investigative processes and methodologies aimed at gathering, analysing and presenting evidence to identify instances of abuse or neglect, ensuring appropriate legal interventions and safeguarding measures for the protection of the child
What is Safeguarding?
Definition of Safeguarding
Explanation of ‘Looked After Children’
Legal Requirements for Looked After Children
What is Child Abuse?
What Constitutes Child Abuse?
Understanding the Increased Risk Factors
The impact on mental health and well-being of a child or young person who is abused or witnesses abuse or neglect
Communicating with a child or young person
Understand the importance of children’s rights in a Safeguarding Context
Safeguarding is Everyone’s Concern
Documentation of Child Maltreatment Report
Management Plans for Child Abuse
Risk and Harm Assessments for Children
Introduction to the Standards
Explanation of what a Risk and Harm Assessment for Children contains, and why
Understand how children who have additional needs may have an increased risk of child maltreatment
Understanding the associated risks of the
- Internet and Online Social Media
Channel Multi-Agency Arrangements
What to do?
Available Support Networks
What is Child Trafficking?
Understanding the indicators of child trafficking and/or sexual exploitation
How to refer a potential child trafficking and/or sexual exploitation suspicion
Professional Roles and Responsibilities
What action to take
What to not do
Misdiagnosis in Safeguarding/Child Protection
Serious Case Reviews and Domestic Homicide
Course length – under 4 hours
Pass Mark – 85%