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Safeguarding children

We all have to be aware of the importance of child centred safeguarding practice. It is important that people have training to ensure that they feel confident to recognise and respond to any concerns they may have. This course will support the development of skills to recognise what constitutes abuse and neglect, then outlines the actions to take in line with local policy and procedures.

Level: Universal
Duration: 3 hours

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who has contact or who works with children, young people, families and/or carers and is in a position to identify concerns regarding their safeguarding.

What are the outcomes?

On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss legislation and the role of the local Safeguarding Children Board
  • Define ‘significant harm’, ‘abuse’ and ‘neglect’ Identify signs, symptoms and indicators of abuse
  • Identify the needs of children in order for them to thrive
  • Recognise the levels of need and understand the referral decision making process
  • Determine risk, vulnerability and know how to act if they have a concern about a child
  • Describe their role regarding the sharing of information (within the organisation and with other organisations) about children and families: Safe to Share initiative

This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further details or to book this course, please contact us via our online form, call our team on 01432 383500 or email You may also search for upcoming open courses on CPD Online.