Safeguarding and Protecting – Children and Young People

Categories: Health and Wellbeing
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What Will You Learn?

  • Duty of care
  • Provide a safe environment in which children are free from fear or harassment
  • Recognise the rights of young participants to be treated as individuals
  • Robust recruitment and selection policy and procedure
  • Communication
  • Maintain good practice
  • Report any concerns in accordance to employers procedure
  • Report any concerns to the relevant organisations where appropriate
  • Different forms of abuse

Course Content

Introduction to Safeguarding

  • Legislation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Laws
  • Children Act 2004
  • Children and Families Act 2014
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
  • The Children and Young Person Act 2008
  • The Protection of Children Act 1999, and the PoCA List
  • Every Child Matters
  • The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
  • Early Years (under 5s) Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) 2014
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018)
  • Protecting Yourself as a Practitioner

Forms of Abuse

Reporting Procedures

Final Exam

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