SFM Training Child Protection and Safeguarding Training in Wales.
Next course dates:-
Swansea - August 2018 at The Phoenix Centre, 110 Powys Avenue, Swansea, SA1 6PH
By the end of this course you should be able to:
Describe the role of the designated safeguarding children
officer and state key areas of responsibility.
Describe the key legislation and guidance affecting the statutory professional organisations including education and health service's response to concerns about a child's safety or welfare.
Understand the role of the Children's Commissioner for Wales, the UNCRC and The Rights of The Child.
Understand the role of the Professional Independent
Advocate, in supporting vulnerable children and young people including
children in care and disabled children.
State your own values regarding child abuse and explain the impact of these on professional practice.
State the barriers inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and respond effectively to a child who does disclose.
State the barriers to staff reporting concerns and develop methods of overcoming them.
Make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of a range of concerns about a child or young person.
Explain the issues in connection with recording and sharing of information, including that of confidentiality, and state how a referral to children's social care should be made.
State what is likely to happen following a referral to children's social care and the role you may have in the multi-agency child protection process.
How long will it take
The qualification is delivered over 1 day, and is assessed by Learner Workbook.
£70 ex VAT - The price includes training, assessment and Level 2 Certification.
- Our Safeguarding Ethos
At SFM, children and young people in Wales are at the heart of all of our safeguarding and child protection training. Our practice and starting point is always child centred, ethical and based on the rights of the child or young person.
Do you need Advice and Support?
Please note. We do not provide individual advice and support to children and young people. Children and young people and adults who are speaking on a child's behalf can obtain advice and support directly from the Children's Commissioner for Wales Advice and Support Service on 0808 801 1000 or via firstname.lastname@example.org This is a free and confidential service, open between 9am and 5pm and telephone calls to the freephone number above will not show up on bills.
Child at risk of harm
If you have concerns about the safety or wellbeing of a child or young person, please call your local social services / childrens services duty team straight away. Your main council/local authority switchboard number will be able to put you straight through to them. Ask for children's services duty team. If there is a child at risk of imminent danger you can also call 999.
If you are not sure who to call, you can also call the above Children's Commissioner for Wales Advice and Support Service (see above) on 0808 801 1000 and they will be able to provide you with direct advice and support.
Level 1 is a beginner course and you do not require any specific child protection skills to complete this half day training module.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
name the categories of child abuse and neglect and recognise the signs and indicators of each
identify the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding young people
know how to respond to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child/young person using their organisations’child protection policy and procedures
identify barriers to children and adults reporting concerns.
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