Everyone is responsible for children’s welfare: staff and volunteers can often identify and respond to concerns about abuse or neglect.
Any staff member or volunteer may come across a child or young person at risk of abuse, or an adult who may be harming a child or young person.
What you’ll learn
What safeguarding is and how it differs from child protection
Definitions, categories, signs and indicators of child abuse
What to do if you have concerns
What will happen once you’ve told someone about your concerns
Basic information about the law regarding children’s welfare
The role of the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)
“I will now focus more on what actions I as a trustee could take to ensure all in our organisation know what to do if we come across a safeguarding issue.”
This is an Essentials course, accredited by the CPD Certification Service
|Group members, income under £10,000||£40||£34||£32|
|Group members, income over £10,000||£60||£51||£48|
|Individual members and supporters||£80||£68||£64|
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