This course is for staff and volunteers working in all Early Years settings. During the session you will gain a basic understanding of your role in establishing a safe environment and safe working practices in protecting children and young people from harm and abuse. You will gain confidence handling concerns and disclosures, learn the signs and symptoms of abuse, gain knowledge about the legal background of child protection and discuss the multi-agency approach to safeguarding.
It is expected that delegates will refresh this training every three years.
The course will cover:
The course will provide participants with the basic knowledge that will enable them to identify child protection issues, familiarise them with the initial procedures, and give them the confidence to raise any concerns appropriately.