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Safeguarding & Child Protection Training for Newly Appointed Designated Teachers and Deputy Designated Teachers 2023 - 24 Omagh


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  • 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.​


Day 1:

  • 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.

​Day 2:

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.

Course Details:

October 2023 - March 2024

9.30am -  4.00pm

Sub cover provided to a maximum of £200 for a full day

Education Authority - Child Protection Support Services



Booking Options

Online Training
20 Mar 2024 and 21 Mar 2024

EA - Safeguarding & Child Protection Training – Level 2 2023/24
Child Protection
11 Sep 2023 to 31 Jul 2024