Child Protection Awareness Training
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 from 18:15 to 21:15 (GMT)
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Aims to: Explore the nature of child abuse and how we may best respond to children, young people and families when concerns arise.
Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to demonstrate awareness of:
- The local context for safeguarding children, including the role of the Warwickshire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB)
- What is meant by child abuse and its possible impact on children, including the official definitions
- Identify signs and symptoms of possible abuse
- Explore how best to respond to children, young people and their carers when we suspect a child is being harmed
- Consider what action to take when we suspect possible harm to a child
- Consider how best to seek help and support for ourselves and colleagues.
Warwickshire Safeguarding Children Board has endorsed the Safe Network standards and encourages all VCS organisations to undertake the Safe Network Audit as part of their safeguarding practices.
When & Where
Warwickshire Children and Voluntary Youth Services
- the umbrella organisation that brings together all the major voluntary children and youth organisations in the Warwickshire.
- WCVYS supports county and district wide voluntary organisations that empower children and young people and give them somewhere to go, something to do and someone to listen.
- We work closely with Warwickshire County Council, in particular with the Early Intervention Service, localities and communities, commissioning services and multi-agency commissioning and Warwickshire Children's Trust to build and strengthen the voice of the voluntary children's and youth sector and improve outcomes for children and young people.
- WCVYS is based in Stratford-Upon-Avon, covering the whole of Warwickshire.