Combined Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk – Level 2

If you have completed your Safeguarding Level 1 and need to know more about safeguarding children and adults at risk, then this Combined Level 2 course is for you.

Designed for people who have more responsibility for safeguarding children and adults at risk, this course covers roles and responsibilities in depth.

From this course you will gain detailed knowledge of legislation and guidance relating to safeguarding thresholds and the child and adult protection processes (Section 47 and Section 42 enquiries). You will get increased knowledge of partner agencies responses, interagency collaboration and regulatory frameworks.

You will develop confidence in information sharing requirements that underpin best practice for safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA), Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences ( MARAC), Prevent duty, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Child Safeguarding Practice Review / Serious Adult Reviews.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand your safeguarding roles and responsibilities and those of other partners
  • Understand your duty to cooperate and knowledge of Child Practice Reviews, Serious Adult Review’s 
  • Understand the protective factors in Early help services 
  • Explain the concepts of child in need and significant harm (understanding thresholds, Roles and responsibilities of professionals involved in Child Protection process
  • Representing the child’s voice
  • Child Protection Process - meeting structure – timescales (Working Together 2018)
  • Increase knowledge of Information sharing in safeguarding children i.e., child consent issues 
  • Explain the concepts of 'Duty to Promote Wellbeing and adult safeguarding 
  • Understand the adult abuse investigation process (Sec 42 Care Act )
  • Increase knowledge around Information sharing in safeguarding adults 
  • Apply a range of knowledge and understanding to solve practical adult abuse situations with the use of bespoke case studies
  • Understanding the emotional aspect of making a decision for another who lacks capacity 
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the main principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Best interest principle and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.( Liberty Protection Safeguards - update)
  • Other safeguarding arrangements e.g., Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences, National Child, and Domestic Abuse Disclosure schemes, Prevent agenda)

Additional Learning Outcomes:

  • Powers of Attorney and guidance in safeguarding cases
  • Court Of Protection involvement and Powers
  • The role of the Independent Mental Health Advocate( IMCA )

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