An Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Foundation

Overview - Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Foundation

This course covers a variety of child protection issues and is suitable for anyone who comes into contact with children. It is a slightly shorter version of the Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect (Core) course and it is designed to be suitable for all not just child specialists. It aims to inform about the various types of abuse or neglect to a child and then explain what you must do if you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected.

Please be aware that this training content deals with potentially disturbing subject matter.

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Neglect
  • What to do if you suspect abuse or neglect
  • Summary

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 - 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.

Target Audience

Anyone who 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 module 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.

Worried about a child?

 

Contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

You can phone, or write.

if you believe it is urgent ring immediately:

 

Thurrock MASH 
Civic Offices

New Road, Grays,

Essex   

              RM17 6SL

 

  • 01375 652802

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  • Thurrock Council Emergency Duty Team (for out of hours)

 

  • 01375 372468

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  • Police Child Abuse Investigation Team
    CAll 101

or
Call 999 if you are concerned a child needs immediate protection

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