Identifying Children and Young People at Risk

Identifying Children and Young People at Risk

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Identifying Children and Young People at Risk

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • How to identify signs and indicators of potential harm or abuse in children and young people.
  • The importance of collecting and documenting information in accordance with legal obligations and ethical considerations.
  • Techniques for communicating effectively with children and young people, taking into account their age and developmental stage.
  • The process of observing and recognising different types of abuse, including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, and neglect.
  • Strategies for engaging in sensitive information gathering to support and protect at-risk children and young people.

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this comprehensive online course, participants will delve into the vital subject of identifying and protecting children and young people at risk, covering essential areas such as observing signs and indicators of abuse, collecting and documenting sensitive information, and employing effective communication and information gathering techniques tailored to the developmental stage of the child. Designed for educators, social workers, healthcare professionals, and anyone in the day-to-day charge of children, this course emphasises the importance of care responsibility and child protection training. Participants will gain the knowledge required to observe signs of potential harm, including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual abuse, and neglect, ensuring they can act in the best interest of the child’s health and well-being.

Structured around child protection legislation and practical placement requirements, the course offers a deep dive into the general circumstances surrounding risk factors and the implementation of nurturing practices. Learners will explore mandatory reporting, state legislative responsibilities, and the procedures for recording relevant specific details in line with organisational policies and confidentiality protocols. By the end of this training, participants will be empowered with the practical tools and proper guidance needed to protect children and implement work practices that foster a safe environment for young people.

COURSE PREVIEW

COURSE ACTIVITIES

Introduction

  • Introduction to Identifying Children And Young People At Risk

Lessons

  • Observing Signs and Indicators
  • Collecting and Documenting Information
  • Communication and Information Gathering Techniques

Conclusions

  • Quiz
  • Summary
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