If you can’t remember the last time you took a safeguarding training course, whether it was online or a face-to-face session, it’s highly likely you’re in need of an update. Most safeguarding training certificates expire after 1, 2, or 3 years (depending on factors including the sector you work in, the responsibilities of your job…

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The Charity Commission have published guidance on Protecting Children in charitable organisations. Some of the areas the Charity commission have highlighted as forming part of an organisations Child Protection Procedures include: Organisations having a named person (and deputy) with lead responsibilities for child protection. Procedures should include a description of what child abuse is and how to respond to…

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Child abuse takes place in all walks of life and all children need protecting.  However if has been identified that some groups of children are more vulnerable to abuse or neglect than other children, due to communication issues and difficulties avoiding or moving away from an abusive situation. These groups of children are: Children under 5 years Disabled…

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Does your role require you to complete child protection training? The Government document Working Together 2010 outlines the statutory requirements of individuals and organisations to undertake child protection training. The document states that all Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff require training which includes:…

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Below is the course outline for our online Level Two Leading on Child Protection training course. The course comprises of eight modules and should take between 1-2 hours to complete. The modules are: Overview Familiarisation: building on existing knowledge Defining law and the safeguarding activities Key components of the Senior Designated Person role Communication: recording…

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A report by the NSPCC has highlighted the key messages organisations need to be aware of, and act upon, to ensure the children who come into contact with their employees are kept safe from harm. Towards Safer Organisations reports on the findings of interviews with adults who had abused children whilst working in positions of trust.…

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How do you tell if a bruise on a child is an accident or a possible sign of physical abuse? A  a bruised elbow Bruises on the back of the legs A baby with several bruises on their arm A two year hold with bruises on their nose and forehead A child with cut lips…

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Child protection training is a statutory requirement for many organisations, and individuals, who work with children and young people and is regulated by authorities such as Ofsted (Education) and CQC (Health). However child protection is the responsibility of everyone. Anyone who regularly comes into contact with children and young people as part of their work, paid or voluntary, needs to…

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Schools and nurseries are overseen by Oftsed who require minimum standards of care. Oftsed make regular inspections on all aspects of the services provided to children. Within these inspections, the matter of child protection is considered. Everyone who comes into contact with children has to be trained to Level 1 and within each setting, at…

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When you complete any ChildProtectionCompany.com child protection training course, you will be asked to provide feedback. This is very important to us – whether it be positive or negative. It serves as an information source for us in order to improve our services. Back in our offices, all comments made by those having taken the courses are…

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