Reasons to study Understanding Safeguarding Children
June 9, 2017 / Sharnie Carter
Have you ever thought about studying Understanding Safeguarding Children, but wasn’t sure if it was for you? Here are our reasons to study our Understanding Safeguarding Children course…
Our Understanding Safeguarding Children course is suitable for all health, social care and education professionals who wish to boost their safeguarding knowledge. The course teaches learners how to spot child welfare issues, support affected children, and how to report it to the relevant authorities.
What is safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the protective measures put in place, including policies and procedures, to support children and care givers in preventing, identifying, and reporting suspected cases of mistreatment. It is the responsibility of all in society to identify and report possible cases of child abuse.
What are the benefits of studying Understanding Safeguarding Children?
Boost your legislation knowledge
With this course you will study the legislation and policies in place to protect and safeguard children in the UK. The course content includes acts and policies such as the following:
- The Children Act 1989 & 2004
- The Protection of Children Act 1999
- Every Child Matters
- Childcare Act 2006
- The Sex Offenders Act 1997
Improve your understanding
As a care giver, it is important to understand how to communicate with and support a child who is being neglected or abused. You will also gain an understanding of the different types of abuse, and how to spot the tell tale signs.
Help your career
Whether you want to boost your knowledge for the benefit of your current position, or move into a new career, this is a great course to study. A wide range of disciplines need to be aware of child welfare issues, and how to deal with them. This course is particularly relevant to those working in social work, teaching, nursing, and childcare.
If you would like to know more about our Understanding Safeguarding Children course, go to our website or call a Student Adviser on 03300 563100.