This session, delivered by Stockton Borough Council Learning and Skills, takes a lifespan approach and includes safeguarding for both adults and children and the links between both.
The concept of safeguarding and the meaning in the context of wellbeing and positive outcomes for people.
The impact of legislation and policy on approaches to adult safeguarding.
The principles underpinning adult safeguarding work
Engage with a range of challenging questions/scenarios associated with adult safeguarding.
Types of abuse
Signs and symptoms of abuse
Legal and policy framework related to adult safeguarding
Responding to abuse and inter-agency working
Raise awareness of the legislative framework as they relate to safeguarding children
Raise awareness of recent changes to legislation and policy
Examine the signs and indicators that may raise safeguarding and child protection concerns
Explore responsibilities in relation to referring and recording safeguarding and child protection concerns
Challenge some of the myths associated with child abuse and the process of safeguarding children
The main forms of abuse
Signs that might indicate an abuse concern
Responding and taking action if abuse is suspected or a child or young person confides abuse
Safeguarding legislation, policy and good practice
Scenario work and discussion
Please note that while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place of you fail to attend.