SAFEGUARDING: CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Many organisations, agencies and individuals who do not directly work with such groups may mistakenly believe that they do not have responsibilities to children and young people that they come across in the course of their work. Recent prosecutions tell a different story.

This training will highlight government guidance and organisational policies and procedures with regarding working safely with children and young people. It is a good starting point for all staff at all levels and will not only provide sound knowledge and guidance but will support you and your organisation to ensure that all the correct policies, procedures and support are in place.

It will assist you to understand your roles and responsibilities to safeguard children and young people at risk in line with HM Government Guidance: Working together to Safeguard Children

This course will assist you to:

  • Outline what protocols and guidance should be in place to comply with statutory guidance and legislation
  • Understand your role, and responsibilities and behaviour required
  • Raise awareness of the risks of working with children and young people.
  • Raise awareness of the risks faced by children and young people
  • Identify the different forms of abuse and where it can take place
  • Understand the signs and indicators of abuse
  • Know when and how to take immediate action
  • Know you role and responsibilities and how to record and report abuse

The course is comprehensive. However if a focus is required on more specific groups such as gang: violence and rape, trafficking, domestic violence, begging, street population, drugs and alcohol misuse, prostitution then we can input more specific information about these groups.

Helpful for:
All staff and front line officers, customer facing staff, care sector, educational and lone workers.

Duration:
One day