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This course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:
The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.
Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."
It is expected that delegates will refresh their training every two years.
These sessions aim to:
What is Autism? Covering initial concerns through to the diagnostic pathway. Increasing awareness of sensory processing and exploring strategies, approaches and interventions to support communication, behaviour, interaction, play and learning for children with ASC / social communication difficulties.
Understanding early social-emotional development and how children learn both positive and inappropriate behaviour. Strategies to promote social and emotional competence. Gathering information to plan more intensive individualised interventions. Functional analysis and ABC charts.
The role of the additional adult and key duties. Shared responsibilities within the Nursery Team – who does what? General strategies and resources for supporting a child with SEND to enable access to the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Contributing to SEN Support Plans .Working with parents/carers and other professionals and agencies