Training for anyone responsible with receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people
Our training course will help you gain the skills for a child protection role in Northern Ireland.
Taught by experienced professionals, you will you gain a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child.
£155 per person
1-day face-to-face training course
In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:
- describe the role and main responsibilities of the designated safeguarding children officer
- state your own values regarding child abuse and the impact of these on professional practice
- describe the key legislation and guidance that determines your organisation’s policy for child safety and welfare
- decide what steps your organisation needs to take to look after the safety and welfare of the children and young people it comes into contact with
- identify the barriers that prevent children from reporting abuse
- know how to respond effectively to a child who does report abuse
- understand the barriers that prevent staff from reporting concerns, and how to overcome them
- make the right decisions about what steps to take when concerns about a child have been raised
- know what’s likely to happen following a referral to children's social care
- explain the issues connected to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality
- show an awareness of the emotional impact of safeguarding children and identify a network for personal support
- talk about your organisation’s overarching policy and procedures.
This course is CPD certified.