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Safeguarding Children & Designated Safeguarding Lead Virtual Training - 16th and 23rd March 2023
Online session
Thu 16 Mar – Thu 23 Mar

Thursday 16 March – Thursday 23 March

Childminding UK has achieved the Princess Royal Training Award 2022. A 2 part interactive virtual training course on 16th and 23rd March 2023 from 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm. This training is aimed at providing an introduction or refresher about Safeguarding Children and has been written specifically with Childminders in mind. This course incorporates Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Training.

£35   (member price £20)

About this event

This is an interactive, virtual Safeguarding Children Training Course, that has been written specifically for Childminders. We will guide you through the information required to understand your responsibilities to help keep children safe from harm.

This training course also incorporates the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) training that is compulsory for Childminders as it is your responsibility to safeguard children in your setting. Therefore, you do not need to book a separate DSL course.

Ofsted accepts virtual safeguarding training provided it meets the requirements of the EYFS.

Around 2 days before the session, you will be emailed a link and clear Zoom joining instructions. You can access this training on any device. However, as we will be showing PowerPoint slides, you may find it easier to view on a bigger screen such as a PC, laptop or tablet if you have one available.

Topics covered

  • Safeguarding Children- why we need to get it right
  • Which children are more vulnerable
  • What safeguarding is about
  • Indicators for assessment
  • Key websites and documents
  • Children's Act
  • Types of abuse
  • Categories and risk indicators
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Prevent Duty
  • Gang activity and county lines
  • Breast ironing
  • New terminology
  • Dealing with disclosures
  • Information sharing
  • The role of Safeguarding Partners
  • Timescales of assessment
  • How to protect yourself from allegations
  • Social media and internet use
  • Referrals
£35   (member price £20)