Introduction to Safeguarding (3 hours)
All Staff/Volunteers within the Children's Workforce: those in regular contact with children and young people and with adults who are parents or carers who may be in a position to identify concerns.
This training is written in line with the Leicestershire LSCB’s competency group 1.
Ensures a basic awareness of what is meant by safeguarding, and the requirements of the local procedures, and also consideration of personal attitudes and values, and tests confidence in applying this knowledge.
In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:
identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
name the categories of child abuse and neglect
recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards young people
identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
- know how to respond and report your concerns