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Child Protection Refresher Course for Experienced Staff

Review your practice in light of current documents and developments

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

If you are looking to attend a course externally, you may be interested in Child Protection: Roles and Responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead.


Suitable for: Experienced designated safeguarding leads, their deputies, senior and pastoral staff and governors working in UK schools who want to refresh their skills and knowledge and ensure they are up to date.

Phases suitable for:

  • Primary
  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8051WW

This refresher course is ideal for designated safeguarding leads in UK schools who have been trained in the past and want to either refresh or extend their skills and knowledge. It offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in child protection and the significant and latest changes in statutory guidelines.

  • Know and understand the changing emphasis in child protection
  • Access and understand the latest legislation
  • Review your existing practice in light of legislation
  • Revise your knowledge of all aspects of the role
  • Collaborate with colleagues through sharing experiences
  • Prepare for training in your own establishments

Sessions

Legislation and statutory guidance
  • An overview of the changing emphasis in child protection: from a compliance culture to a school that makes a difference
  • Understand the key legislation and guidance for schools in working with other agencies
  • An analysis of the latest changes for schools and where to find key information
Child abuse
  • The definition of abuse and the different types of abuse
  • To consider the possible signs of abuse and potential issues involved
  • Group discussion and consideration of a range of case studies
Emerging threats
  • The cultural influences and differing beliefs and attitudes to abuse
  • The changing use of technology and the potential for protection issues
  • How to support and educate young people and their parents
Role of the designated safeguarding lead
  • Revision and latest guidance on referrals, training and how to raise community awareness of child protection
  • Ensuring school documentation reflects the current legislation and guidance
  • Planning immediate actions, longer term requirements and resource needs
The course has equipt me with the knowledge and understanding to make relevant changes to our current practises and to provide training and support to colleagues. Patricia Mulholland, Bow School
The speaker was highly knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. He went out of his way to be helpful to delegates. Rebecca Crean, Christ the King 6th Form College
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