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Safeguarding Children at Risk

Safeguarding Children at Risk Training

shutterstock_100738540Children and young people are vulnerable to potential harm and abuse. People working in the health and social care industry have a legal responsibility to safeguard children in their care and protect them from harm. This Safeguarding Children at Risk course helps care workers identify potential abuse and how to respond appropriately to protect the child.

What’s Included

  • Tea / coffee and biscuits
  • All work and exercise sheets
  • Certification on completion of the course
Duration: Half-day course (3 hours)
Location: The Unity Training Suite, 1 The Avenue, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Frequency: Unity recommends annual updates for healthcare workers

Who Should Attend the Safeguarding Children at Risk Course?

This course is essential for everyone employed in the health and social care sector who works with children and young people. This includes residential care home owners, managers and staff, and care support staff working in the community.

Safeguarding Children at Risk Training – Course Content

  • The meaning of ‘safeguarding’ and ‘at risk of harm’
  • Key legislation, guidelines and policies
  • What to do if you suspect abuse
  • The scale of the problem
  • Emergency protection orders
  • Possible contributing factors of abuse and neglect
  • Who might abuse children?
  • Signs and symptoms and types of abuse in children
  • How to respond appropriately if you suspect abuse

Make sure the children in your care are safeguarded and protected by training your staff to safeguard them. Contact Unity Training or by phone on 0333 101 0056 *.

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