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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

An estimated 10 per cent of children aged 5 to 16 years suffer from ill mental health in the United Kingdom. Like adults, children can display a range of mental health issues, from depression and conduct disorders, to hyperactivity and post-traumatic stress disorder. Managing these problems can often be just as difficult for children as…

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Can you take online safeguarding training instead of face-to-face?

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Safeguarding training is one of those things you simply can’t put off if you’re a professional working with children or vulnerable people in the United Kingdom. It’s important to make sure you never let your safeguarding training lapse and have arrangements in place to refresh your learning before your current certificate expires. With the current…

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10 Common Signs of Abuse and Neglect

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Safeguarding training can teach you the most common signs of abuse and neglect as well as the various different forms of abuse that you need to be aware of in our society. Even if you don’t work with vulnerable people or children, it is still useful to know these signs because anyone can be a…

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When should I renew my safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding training is an essential requirement for anyone who works with children under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom. A variety of roles now require you to have safeguarding training by law, such as anyone who works as a teacher or a member of staff in education, healthcare staff, Childminders,…

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Safeguarding Training: What to do if you witness child abuse

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Before reading, please note: If you suspect that an individual is at immediate risk of danger or harm, you should always dial 999 in the first instance. The best safeguarding practice involves following the standard processes and procedures set in place by your workplace, which is why it’s so important to continually refresh your safeguarding…

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10 Reasons Why You Need Safeguarding Training

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Safeguarding training is a legal requirement for everyone in the United Kingdom who works in close contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, but do you know why you might need safeguarding training in your role? 1. Safeguarding training will teach you the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect There are many signs and indicators…

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Do school visitors need safeguarding training?

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Whether your school visitors are going to be onsite for an hour to attend a meeting or for a few months while they carry out building work, do school visitors need safeguarding training? Safeguarding training Every school in the United Kingdom has a legal duty to carry out safer recruitment practices when hiring new members…

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Can I be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training?

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When it comes to safeguarding training and the law, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. But is there any way you can be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training in the United Kingdom? What is safeguarding training? You might be familiar with safeguarding training already if you’ve ever worked in close contact with…

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What is the difference between child protection training and safeguarding training?

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Child protection training or safeguarding training? Aren’t the two the same? Well, yes…and no. The answer’s a little more complicated than that. Fortunately, if you want to know the difference between child protection and safeguarding, we’ve got you covered. What is safeguarding training? As one of the leading providers of online safeguarding training in the…

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Female Genital Mutilation – Safeguarding Training

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a huge child protection concern that we all need to be aware of year-round, but why is it especially important to keep your safeguarding training around this issue in mind during the summertime? What is female genital mutilation? You might have already heard of female genital mutilation. Many professionals shorten…

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