Safeguarding Children: Level 3 Training
The objectives of this one-day course are to help professionals involved with safeguarding children to:
- recognise abuse and common obstacles
- share information safely
- identify professional blind spots
- understand the role of Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) and Serious Case Reviews (SCRs)
- the voice of the child
- use supervision effectively
- identify training needs.
This Level 3 (groups 3 - 4) safeguarding training is modelled on the core competencies as outlined in the 'Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff': Intercollegiate Document 2014, 3rd Ed; Working Together to Safeguard Children, 2017; the London Child Protection Procedures 2015 and the NICE Clinical Guidance 2009: 'When to Suspect Child Maltreatment'.
The day will be divided into three sections: overview and formal presentation, case studies (small groups)and thinking about practice and the impact of the work.
The presentation will cover the following areas:
- Safeguarding is Everyone's Responsibility
- How do you distinguish between safeguarding and child protection?
- What are the potential obstacles to recognizing child abuse?
- When to breach confidentiality and sharing information without consent
- How to use the public interest test and proportionality
- Sharing information safely
- Escalating concerns
- Responsibilities held by all agencies.
- Local Safeguarding Children Boards and Serious Case Reviews.
- Professional Blind Spots
- Impact of the work
This course is suitable for health, education and social care practitioners requiring Level 3 (Groups 3-4) training.
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