Safeguarding Children

Description

This course introduces the roles, responsibilities and rights when it comes to safeguarding children. You will learn to recognise potential indicators of child abuse, understand the impact a parent or carer’s physical and mental health can have on a child, and understand the rights of the child when it comes to safeguarding.

You will learn the actions you should take if you have concerns for a child’s wellbeing, the support available, and begin to understand the basic principles of safeguarding legislation.

The potential risks associated with the internet and social networking will also be considered within this short e-learning course.

What will you learn

Child protection and safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.

You have a responsibility to ensure that the health and wellbeing of children and young people, up to the age of 18, is safeguarded.

Areas Covered

  • Recognise the potential indicators of child abuse; physical, emotional, sexual and neglect, including radicalisation, child trafficking and female genital mutilation
  • Understand the impact a parent or carer’s physical and mental health can have on the wellbeing of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic violence
  • Understand the importance of a child’s rights in the safeguarding/child protection context
  • Know what action to take if you have concerns, including to whom you should report your concerns and seek advice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the risks associated with the internet and social networking
  • Understand the basic knowledge of legislation

Who Is It Aimed At? The course is ideal for anyone who has responsibility for looking after, or caring for, children and young people. It may be particularly useful for child minders, nursery staff, teachers and teaching assistants.

The course may also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge needed.

How It Works: Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Stepping Stones 'Yourfile' and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context. Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.

Why choose Stepping Stones E-learning? We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage learners. All our e-learning uses interactive exercises and gaming combined with media-rich content, interactive scenarios, and relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for your learners is stimulating and engaging content they will respond to and, most importantly, remember.

Key elements of our e-learning courses are:

  • interactive exercises/gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

We are happy to let our course speak for itself.

How To Purchase: To ensure that course licences are sent to the right account, you will need to create and sign into your Stepping Stones 'Yourfile' e-learning account to purchase online.

You can also call us on 01782 478378