Safeguarding Young People

This course is for staff that support children and young people to equip them with the underpinning knowledge and skills to report their concerns if they think that a child or young person is in danger or at risk of being harmed. It will support learners to act in a professional manner and ensure that the children and young people they support are safe and cared for.

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Course Description

This Safeguarding Young People course is for staff that support children and young people to equip them with the underpinning knowledge and skills to report their concerns if they think that a child or young person is in danger or at risk of being harmed. It will support learners to act in a professional manner and ensure that the children and young people they support are safe and cared for.

This Safeguarding Young People course is also useful for staff that may not support children and young people directly but may come into contact with them throughout the course of their work.

Safeguarding training applies to all health and social care workers (unpaid and voluntary) that work in settings such as Children’s Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting children and young people in their own home.

Study Safeguarding Young People via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Safeguarding Young People Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

CPD Certified

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors. Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

Other CPD Certified courses

Along with this Safeguarding Young People Home Study Zone offers a vast array of other Certified CPD courses. Additionally, CPD will help somebody build their skill set, gain further understanding, and progress in their career.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Recognise legislation and legal frameworks concerning safeguarding and protection of a child or young person
  • Define what safeguarding children means.
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse, types of abuse and potential indicators
  • Understand best practice for safeguarding and action necessary if abuse is suspected
  • Record and report appropriately with awareness of the processes and any potential impact

Course Syllabus

  • Legislation
  • Legal frameworks
  • Safeguarding
  • Definition of child, young person
  • Signs and Symptoms of Abuse
  • Types of abuse
  • Modern Slavery
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Bullying and Cyber-bullying
  • Radicalisation
  • Indicators of abuse
  • Best Practice for Safeguarding
  • Recording and Reporting