This course covers a variety of child protection issues and is suitable for anyone who comes into contact with children either as part of their working life or on a volunteer basis. It seeks to increase awareness and understanding about child abuse by showing learners how to discover signs of abuse and neglect on children. The course also discusses the different types of neglect and abuse, as well as safeguarding and child protection issues.
This is the full version and is suitable for members of staff who come into contact with children throughout the day.
- Welcome, Learning Objectives and Introduction
- Physical Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- What to do if you suspect abuse or neglect
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
Anyone who, through their work or volunteering, comes into contact with children. Please be aware that this training content deals with a potentially disturbing subject matter and material and images used may be of a graphic nature. The course carries links to help lines and national support agencies that can be contacted should you feel the need to talk about the subject to someone other than your colleagues or manager.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.