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Here are the resources we found for safeguarding for professionals:
Child Protection: An Introduction – Online Course
This 3 hour course covers the basics of children’s welfare and how to approach situations where you believe a child may be in a dangerous situation. The topics covered in this course include how to recognise possible child abuse, how to respond appropriately, how to report concerns about a child and how to record what you have seen in reference to a child’s welfare.
Child Protection in Schools – Online Course
This short course takes about three hours to complete and covers topics such as how to recognise possible abuse, how to respond appropriately, how to report any concerns about a young person and how to record your observations. Following each section, there is five short questions to test whether you understood the information. Upon completion of the course, each participants gets a personalised certificate to confirm that they completed the course.
Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
If you spend time or work with disabled children, or prehaps you’re a sole carer for a disabled child. Shocking as it is, these vulnerable youngsters can be unsuspecting targets for abuse.
App / online service
The Contextual Safeguarding Audit Toolkit
The Contextual Safeguarding Audit Toolkit supports practitioners to recognise how social environments and extra-familial relationships are relevant to safeguarding adolescents and the extent to which local responses are already contextual in nature. The audit toolkit is divided into five sections; introduction, getting started, collecting evidence, dissemination and application.