If you work frequently with children and their families, then it’s essential that you have an up-to-date knowledge of child and adult protection procedures. This Advanced Safeguarding course will help to increase your existing safeguarding knowledge through a variety of written text and interactive exercises and teach you more about what’s involved in the safeguarding process.
The course will remind you how to identify abuse and report concerns as well as learn more about the safeguarding structure, recognising risks and what happens after a referral to social care has been made.
Who should take this course?
This Advanced Safeguarding Children course is suitable for anyone whose job role involves frequent or regular work with children and/or their families. This includes workers at all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time staff.
Unit 1 – Introduction to safeguarding – In our first unit it will explain what safeguarding is and who the responsible person is. It will finish off by looking at the statistics relating to child abuse.
Unit 2 – Safeguarding and the law – This unit will look at the law surrounding safeguarding and what the key principles of the acts are. It will explain each law in detail and give background information on why they came into place.
Unit 3 – Safeguarding structure – In this unit we will be looking at what is involved for a child in the single assessment. It will explain how safeguarding is applied to children who live with different disabilities.
Unit 4 – Types of abuse – This unit will look at all possible types of abuse that a child may be exposed to. It will explore what the signs and symptoms are that a child may be being abused. This unit will also look at who may an abuser.
Unit 5 – Recognising Risks – In this unit we will be looking at how you can recognise the risks of a child being abused. It will explore what risk factors can make a child more susceptible to being abused or neglected.
Unit 6 – Reporting and responding to concerns – This unit will look at how a person can report and respond to concerns that a child is being abused. It will look at the different types of disclosure and how to record concerns and disclosures.
Unit 7 – Recording concerns – This unit will be looking in detail how to report and record concerns that a child is being abused. It will look at the methods that are most useful.
Unit 8 – Post referral – In our final unit we will be looking at what happens after a referral has been made. As well as the timescale of a single assessment. It will also explain in detail about the thresholds of need guidance and the four levels.
Aims of the course
By the end of this course, you will:
Remember what is meant by 'safeguarding' and why learning about safeguarding children is so important.
Refresh your knowledge about how to identify the indicators and warning signs of abuse.
Understand which children are likely to be most at risk from abuse and know how to recognise and assess risks.
Have knowledge of the role that social care plays in the safeguarding process.
Know how a referral to social care is made and understand more about the possible responses to a referral.
Have an awareness of the safeguarding structure and recognise the different levels of support a child may receive.
Understand what happens in the process after a referral is made, including information on assessments, the child protection conference and child protection plans.
Duration: Four days
Time: 09:00 – 15:00 pm
Location: Erbil, Iraq.
Training language: Arabic & English
Must be made 7 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.
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