Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children training

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£225 per person


An introductory training course for anyone who works with d/Deaf and disabled children and young people in England

Taught by expert trainers, this one-day introductory course will improve your awareness, knowledge and understanding of the additional barriers, assumptions and attitudes that may impact the safety of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

By the end of this course you will have developed the skills and understanding needed to promote a safer culture within your own organisation in relation to safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

What will I learn?

During this training course, you'll learn how to:

  • identify the different categories of abuse, recognise signs and indicators of abuse and how these can be different for d/Deaf and disabled children
  • acknowledge the complexities of safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children and how these can help or hinder the response to safeguarding concerns
  • gain knowledge of the legislation and guidance which provides the framework for safeguarding and best practice
  • take the correct safeguarding actions using objective professional judgement
  • recognise and respond more effectively to the protection of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people through your roles and responsibilities within your own organisation.

Benefits of the course

  • No previous safeguarding training needed.
  • CPD certified.
  • Delivered by expert trainers who will provide direct support and guidance as you learn.
  • Learn the additional barriers when safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children, and how to apply this knowledge in your organisation.
  • Learning is underpinned by the relevant legislation and guidance.
  • Shared learning, ideas and experiences with participants from a wide range of sectors and organisations.
  • Take part in a number of practical and interactive exercises, including group discussions and presentations.
  • Dedicated and neutral learning space so you can learn without distraction.
  • Resources to take home to help you protect the children you work or volunteer with.
  • Personalised certificate of achievement upon completion of the course.

Who is this course for?

This is an introductory course for anyone who is currently working, or may work in the future, with d/Deaf or disabled children and young people. It is suitable for people who are new to safeguarding and those who have completed some basic training before.

We welcome a range of people on this course including:

  • early years practitioners
  • nursery workers
  • people providing after school club facilities or support services
  • professionals from commercial, community, charitable and religious-based organisations
  • people working in children’s leisure or holiday camps
  • people in further education settings who may be providing support or courses to this group of children and young people
  • professionals providing equipment or support services to d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

Why take your training with the NSPCC?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day.

As the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, we understand the issues organisations and people working with children can face. That’s why professionals trust us to provide the support, training and resources they need to help protect the children and young people they work with.

Our highly-rated training courses are developed by experts. We work with a number of organisations, experienced consultants and subject matter experts in a range of sectors to develop courses that are clear, easy-to-use, up-to-date and in line with the latest statutory guidance, and tailored to your needs.

And as a charity, income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.

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