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Safeguarding Children and Child Protection

Course details

Aim: This is introductory training will provide information on how to work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children who might be at risk of abuse and neglect.

Dates: Thursday 27 June 2024, Thursday 2 September 2024, Tuesday  3 December 2024, Wednesday 19 February 2025

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

Venue: Gateshead Council's Learning Centre

Facilitators: Specialist presenters from GSCP Partner Agencies.

Booking: via Learning Hub

Learning objectives

  • Identify what is meant by safeguarding and child protection
  • Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards children and young people
  • Name the categories of child abuse and neglect
  • Recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
  • Identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
  • Know how to respond and report your concerns

Suitable for

  • Intercollegiate Framework: Level 1 People identified in Groups 1 -3 People whose work requires them to have a basic awareness of child protection.
  • People who have contact with children in their work, whether in a paid or voluntary capacity and who have had little or no previous training in child protection and want a basic introduction.

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