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Safeguarding Children (for managers and leads)

This full day of interactive learning will ensure that managers and designated leads/officers understand, and are able to fulfil, their requirements and responsibilities regarding safeguarding children within their organisation.
When May 21, 2018
from 09:30 AM to 03:00 PM
Where BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR
Contact Name
Contact Phone 0121 678 8830
Attendees This course is aimed at anyone responsible for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children including managers and named and designated leads/officers
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This full day of interactive learning will ensure that managers and designated leads/officers understand, and are able to fulfil, their requirements and responsibilities regarding safeguarding children within their organisation.

This course covers:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Values
  • Recognising abuse
  • Barriers to reporting
  • Reporting abuse
  • Recording abuse
  • Sharing information
  • Impact of abuse

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand relevant legislation for protecting and safeguarding children under the Children Act, Working Together and the Early Help/Right Service, Right Time Model.
  • Refresh knowledge of the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
  • Describe and understand the role and main responsibilities of managers and named and designated leads/officers
  • Explore your own values regarding child abuse and the impact these can have on professional conduct
  • Be able to identify and explore why certain groups of children are more at risk of abuse
  • Explore the barriers can prevent staff and children from reporting concerns and how to overcome them
  • Understand how to respond effectively to a child who does report abuse and how to support and supervise staff in making referrals to children’s social care
  • Explain the issues connected to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality.
  • Identify the impact of abuse on children and on all those involved
  • Explore your own organisations relevant policies and procedures

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