This course introduces the basic concepts that underpin best practice for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Attendance on this course offers access to further, more specialised Safeguarding training through the Bexley Local Safeguarding Children Board.
Refreshments will be provided
This training includes an exploration of personal attitudes and beliefs, together with information regarding the current legislation, National perspective and the process of making a referral to Children's Social Care. Learning methods will include information and briefing, discussion and case study
Learning Outcomes: At the end of this introductory course, participants will be able to: 1. Give reasons for the importance of managing personal attitudes to and beliefs about child abuse 2. Define the key principles that pertain to Child Protection practice 3. Draw up a wide-ranging list of the overt and covert signs and symptoms that may indicate abuse 4. Identify the key pieces of legislation and guidance that underpin Child Protection policy and practice 5. Explain the process of making referrals to Social Services
This is a free course. However failure to attend will result in a charge to you of £30.00. Once this course is booked it cannot be cancelled. Please arrive promptly as latecomers may be asked to leave so as not to disrupt the session.
ANY BOOKINGS NOT CHECKED OUT OF YOUR BASKET WILL BE CHECKED OUT BY THE EARLY YEARS TEAM
Confidentiality must always be observed The trainer will focus on the specific learning and will not engage in conversations inappropriate to the task in hand. Learners will be openly encouraged to do the same. Each individual is responsible for their own learning and if there is anything they feel they should raise regarding the training they should do so with the trainer during the session Each individual is expected to make a contribution, which will be valued and listened to Individuals should respect the learning environment and try not to disrupt the training There should be mutual respect within the group for individuals and their experiences Naive questions will be considered the norm
DUTY OF CARE
We commit to speaking confidentially whilst on this training. However, if you share anything with us (during or after the training) that is cause for concern, we have a duty to follow it up. This may mean speaking to your manager, to Ofsted, to Social Care or to the LADO