Safeguarding Children (Level 1)

At the end of the session participants will:

  • Know about child maltreatment in its different forms
  • Know about relevance of parental, family and carer factors such as domestic abuse, mental and physical ill-health, substance and alcohol misuse
  • Know what to do if there are concerns about child maltreatment
  • Know about the importance of sharing information
  • Know what to do if they feel that their concerns are not being taken seriously
  • Know the risks associated with the internet and online social networking
  • Know what the term ‘Looked after child’ means
  • Be able to recognise possible signs of child maltreatment as this relates to their role
  • Be able to seek appropriate advice and report concerns, and feel confident that they have been listened to.


Duration 3 Hours