Safeguarding Children (Awareness) – for Health and Social Care
This course meets the national minimum training standards for Safeguarding Children at Level 1 as set out in “Safeguarding Children and Young people: roles and competences for health care staff.” (Intercollegiate Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2014).
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About this course
This course contains fiven bite-sized modules that use practice-based scenarios, videos and engaging questions to bring the subject to life.
The five modules are:
Each module takes between five and ten minutes to complete; the modules that contain video clips take a little longer.
The knowledge element of standard 11 of the Care Certificate is covered in this course and the course outlines the main issues in safeguarding children and provides information about what to do if you suspect that a child is being abused.
In this course you will:
Here are some of the topics covered in this course:
Recognising potential indicators of child maltreatment – physical abuse including fabricated and induced illness, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect including child trafficking, child sexual exploitation and female genital mutilation (FGM) | Understanding the potential impact of a parent / carers physical and mental health on the wellbeing and development of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic violence the risks associated with the internet and online social networking | An understanding of the importance of children’s rights in the safeguarding / child protection context | Basic knowledge of relevant legislation (Children Acts 1989, 2004 and of Sexual Offences Act 2003) | Taking appropriate action if they have concerns, including appropriately reporting concerns safely and seeking advice
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