- To enable Designated and Deputy Designated teachers to have an understanding of child protection and safeguarding issues.
- To equip Designated and Deputy Designated teachers with the knowledge and skills required to apply relevant child protection legislation, policies and procedures to their day to day practice.
- Become familiar with the principles, legislation, policies and guidance underpinning safeguarding and the relationship between safeguarding and child protection.
- Recognise and discuss the signs and symptoms of physical, sexual, emotional abuse, neglect and exploitation through the use of case studies.
- Increase awareness of specific safeguarding issues such as neglect, mental health, child sexual exploitation and online safety and recognise safeguarding issues for children with increased vulnerabilities.
- The roles and responsibilities of Designated Teachers, the safeguarding team, Board of Governors, EA CPSS and ETI and SBNI/Case Management Reviews.
- Record Keeping and Records Management.
Through the use of a case study focusing on Domestic Violence and Abuse participants should become familiar with the following;
- Domestic Violence and Abuse Issues
- Challenges for children and professionals in managing disclosures
- Recognising, receiving, responding to and recording activities following a disclosure or observation of child abuse
- Use of the UNOCINI referral document
- Relationships with our partner agencies and how we communicate with them.
- Case conference and decision making.
- Recording and record keeping
Participants will be invited by the Child Protection Support Service Team
Designated & Deputy Designated Teachers.
October 2023 - March 2024
9.30am - 4.00pm
Sub cover provided to a maximum of £200 for a full day