Whether you work face-to-face with children and young people or come into contact with them only occasionally, then Safeguarding Children Level 1 training is a legal requirement. This course is designed to enable you to comply with statutory guidance.
At the end of the course, you will be familiar with current legislation and guidance surrounding safeguarding children, know the signs and symptoms to look out for, know what to do if you are worried that a child is being harmed, know how to respond to a child who tells you that he or she is being abused, and how to share and record information to safeguard children.
- Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards children
- Identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
- Name the categories of child abuse
- Recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse and behaviour changes (including Child Sexual Exploitation, Female Genital Mutilation, Bullying and Harassment, Honour Based Violence, Forced Marriage, Domestic Abuse and the Prevent Agenda)
- Identify the barriers to reporting concerns (from both victim and professional perspective)
- Understand how to respond to allegations of child abuse.
- Understand how to refer and report concerns or allegations of child abuse ( including emergency responses)
- Awareness of information sharing and multi-agency working- Data Protection Act 2018
- Effect of Covid on safeguarding children