Child protection

Audience Children's workforce
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Identify key elements of the law and national guidance on safeguarding children
  • Identify ways in which children and young people can be placed at risk.
  • Explain the role of the local Safeguarding Partners and other agencies
  • Describe the specific responsibilities of your own agency or organisation
  • Identify signs and indicators of abuse that should give rise to concern
  • Explain how to report disclosure or suspicion of abuse
  • and how to report concerns about the unsafe practice of others
  • Explain appropriate responses to a child's disclosure of abuse

Learning outcomes

  • Understand safeguarding children
  • Understanding of your role within your organisation in relation to child protection