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Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Core

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Overview - Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Core

If you come in to contact with children for long periods during the course of your work or as a volunteer this is the course for you.

Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. You can ensure you are trained adequately in safeguarding and child protection issues in just a few hours with this online training.

This course contains all of the information in ‘An Introduction to Safeguarding’, and greatly expands on all of the included course topics in order to give those that work with children for extended timeframes the detailed information you need to safeguard the children in your care.. Essential topics covered in the course include: Understanding the types of abuse and neglect a child in your care may suffer. How you can identify the tell-tale signs. What is the correct course of action when you suspect a child is being abused or when a child or adult discloses abuse. You will also learn reliable methods of keeping accurate records.

If you come in to contact with children for short periods during the course of your work or as a volunteer you may want to consider completing An Introduction to Safeguarding.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Key topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to safeguarding children / child protection
  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Neglect
  • What to do if you suspect abuse or neglect

The course also features a comprehensive summary

What our customers have said

I fought hard not to have to do virtual training to no avail but I was surprisingly pleased as to how well I managed to work my way through it. I Won't hesitate to do further training this way, I found it good that I could do bits at a time at my own pace. Thanks
SA 25/08/2013

I struggle with reading more than a few lines and find I lose my concentration so having almost everything read aloud really helped me to take everything in.
SA 03/09/2013

I liked how each slide had volume as well as written words, I am partially deaf and struggled to hear the volume at times so it helped me to read the written content.
NW 18/09/2013

The mix of different ways of presenting the information and testing the knowledge of the participants was especially effective.
KT 07/10/2013

The chronological aspect of the course and being able to save the sessions as I worked. It meant I could have a break in between.
KV 13/10/2013

It has been very insightful and very educational and informative. it has also given me a much clearer understanding of what is required of me, my employer and all the other agencies involved in the safeguarding of children’s welfare against abuse and neglect.
EE 14/10/2013

The layout and breakdown of related sections was very clear. The challenges were useful to ensure user engagement and the acquirement of essential knowledge. The assessment at the end also proved useful, as it incorporated potential real life scenarios.
GK 03/11/2013

I liked being asked questions as it tested my knowledge and understanding. I also liked the vast information which was provided, I thought splitting the types of abuse was effective as it helped me to distinguish between them.
SJ 11/11/2013

Very clear explanations, very easy to understand. Easy system to navigate around.
LT 03/12/2013

Module was broken down into small sections which msde it easy to dip in and out of, rather than needing to complete all in one go.
KK 04/12/2013

I found the module to be full of very useful information and the images such as the assessment triangle made the module more informative
LM 04/12/2013

The page interaction was alternated, so you weren’t looking at the same prompts and exercises over and over again.
KF 10/12/2013

Very user friendly screens, facts presented in an easy to read and digest format. Pictures although graphic, helped to identify the signs of physical abuse to look out for.
JB 18/12/2013


£30.00 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact or telephone us on 01943 885083.

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