Designated Child Protection Officer Training

This training course will provide the knowledge and understanding of an individuals role and responsibilities when working as a Designated Child Protection Officer. The course will outline how to appropriately and confidently protect the children you work with in a designated child safeguarding role, and how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child.

Suitable for: Teachers, child-minders, parents and nursery school assistants.

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AIM

To provide knowledge and an understanding of the designated officers roles and responsibilities within the safeguarding of children in the workplace.

OBJECTIVES

  • Outline the role of the Designated Child protection Officer, how to support staff and deal with sensitive issues with parents.
  • Discuss whistleblowing and how to manage allegations against staff.
  • Identify the values regarding child abuse and explanation of the impact of these on professional practice.
  • Identify barriers to staff reporting child protection concerns and consideration of strategies to alleviate them.
  • Outline the importance of record keeping and communicating confidential and sensitive issues.

*This course is aimed at those who have previously completed the full safeguarding children course but are within 90 days of, or 90 days after the date of their certificate expiring. Additionally, we do request a copy of the certificate ahead of the course in order to ensure that our own robust quality assurances are adhered to.

 

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the role of the Designated Safeguarding Children/Child Protection Officer.
  • Discuss assessment and the organisational policy and procedures regarding safeguarding.
  • Outline local Health and Social Care structures, referral procedures and subsequent processes.
  • Discuss the exploration of values regarding child abuse and explanation of the impact of these on professional practice.
  • Discuss the exploration of barriers to staff reporting child protection concerns and consideration of strategies to alleviate them.
  • Outline the importance of record keeping and communicating confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Support staff dealing with Child Protection issues.
  • Understand whistleblowing and managing allegations against staff.
  • Work with parents when dealing with sensitive issues.
  • Manage stress and seek support.
  • Ensure Child Protection/Safeguarding is raised at each AGM.
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10

Mar

Designated Child Protection Officer Training

Belfast

£60.00

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 - Wednesday, 11 March 2020

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (2 days)

  • Belfast
  • £60.00 incl. VAT

Tue 10 Mar 2020 - Wed 11 Mar 2020

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (2 days)

This course is aimed at practitioners who are or will be Designated Child Protection Officers or Deputy Designated Child Protection Officers. Good practice would suggest that the Designated Child Protection Officer should be an experienced member of staff. Upon completion of this course the candidate will be knowledgeable in their role and responsibilities when working as a Designated Child Protection Officer. The course will meet current legislative requirements.

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4

Jun

Designated Child Protection Officer Training

Belfast

£60.00

Thursday, 4 June 2020

10:00 AM - 04:00 PM (1 day)

  • Belfast
  • £60.00 incl. VAT

Thu 4 Jun 2020

10:00 AM - 04:00 PM (1 day)

This course is aimed at practitioners who are or will be Designated Child Protection Officers or Deputy Designated Child Protection Officers. Good practice would suggest that the Designated Child Protection Officer should be an experienced member of staff. Upon completion of this course the candidate will be knowledgeable in their role and responsibilities when working as a Designated Child Protection Officer. The course will meet current legislative requirements.

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3

Nov

Designated Child Protection Officer Training

Belfast

£60.00

Tuesday, 3 November 2020 - Wednesday, 4 November 2020

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (2 days)

  • Belfast
  • £60.00 incl. VAT

Tue 3 Nov 2020 - Wed 4 Nov 2020

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (2 days)

This course is aimed at practitioners who are or will be Designated Child Protection Officers or Deputy Designated Child Protection Officers. Good practice would suggest that the Designated Child Protection Officer should be an experienced member of staff. Upon completion of this course the candidate will be knowledgeable in their role and responsibilities when working as a Designated Child Protection Officer. The course will meet current legislative requirements.

Cost

£60.00

Time

6 hours (over two evenings or one full day)

Accredited by

5 CPD Hours

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