More about e-safety…

The age of the Internet has resulted in an explosion of digital communications technologies. The outcomes of this cannot be understated: the ability to carry out an operation from another part of the world; navigate a car using satellite technology previously only available to the military; remotely search for trapped persons after a disaster; talk…

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E-safety – What is it?

There is no formal definition of e-Safety; a quick Google search will return many results with individual opinions. Essentially e-Safety is about the education of young people to enjoy the safe use of technology. But there are some important principles: e-Safety is about educating and empowering children and young people to enjoy the safe use…

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E-Safety – What does our course do for you?

At ChildProtectionCompany.com, our e-safety online training course comprises 7 modules and should take around an hour to complete. The modules are: What is e-safety Technology in use today What are the risks to children? Educating and empowering children to minimise risks What are the risks to you and how to reduce those risks? Dealing with…

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Cafcass November care figures

Cafcass has today announced that it received a total of 7,278 care applications between April and November 2012. This was an 8.3% rise on the comparative period last year. There were 947 care applications in November 2012 alone.

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Hackney Council failure

The Health and Social Services Department of Hackney Council have been condemned by a coroner for “serious and cumulative” failures in a case which led to the deaths of two children in January 2007. The children were the subject of a child protection case and were being raised by their father although they had regular…

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Leading on Adult/Child Protection – Level 2 – Course Aims

Staff who are looking to take the Level 2 Leading on Adult/Child Protection training course should have already undertaken introductory level training in safeguarding children and adults, for example our Level 1 Introduction to Adult/Child Protection course, before embarking on this training. The Level 2 course is designed to provide essential learning to those designated…

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What is the definition of a child?

The Government’s Working Together to Safeguard Children 2012 document states the definition of children, as in the Children Acts 1989 and 2004 respectively, as “a child is anyone who has not yet reached their 18th birthday. The fact that a child has reached 16 years of age, is living independently or is in further education,…

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Introduction to Adult/Child Protection – Level 1 – Course Aims

The aim of the Introduction to Adult/Child Protection course is to provide a basic introduction to safeguarding of both children and vulnerable adults.  It focuses on recognising abuse and the actions to take when it is suspected. There are two versions of the course – the first is the generic course suitable for everyone.   The…

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Child protection – Sharing a concern?

What do you do if you have a child protection concern? Below is some of the information regarding sharing information which is contained in ChildProtectionCompany.com’s Introduction to Child Protection online training course. You have a duty to share information regarding any concerns which you may have about a child but only with the relevant people,…

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Introduction to child protection – Case study

Below is a case study taken from our Level 1 Introduction to Child Protection training course. Debra is a 14 year old teenager who lives at home with her mother, father, older sister and 2 year old nephew. Over the past 3 years, she’s become quite a close friend of your daughter. They first met…

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