Safeguarding Children Refresher

Overview - Safeguarding Children Refresher Course

It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to update their knowledge of legislation and guidance and maintain the ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

The government guidance states that refresher training should take place at least every three years.

This course was originally developed in collaboration with experts from six Safeguarding Children Boards and has recently been updated to include all child safeguarding areas required to be covered by Ofsted and CQC inspections, these include:

  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Radicalisation
  • Forced Marriage
  • Child Trafficking
  • Child Sexual Exploitation

This course takes e-learning to the next level with immersive real world scenarios to help professionals apply knowledge into everyday life.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Apply the changes to practice made over the past three years to your work
  • Identify different levels of harm and follow the appropriate safeguarding procedures
  • Collect safeguarding children information from both a local and national context

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction
  • Why is change necessary
  • Current legislation and guidance
  • Early help assessment
  • Hot topics
  • Further information and summary

Certification

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

Duration

Approximately 1 - 3 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

All professionals who come into contact with children, young people and their families.

 

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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