Who is this course for?
This training is suitable for everyone who works with children, whether you work directly with children or indirectly in an administrative role. This training will provide you with an overview of what child protection is, what an individual and organisation’s roles and responsibilities are, and what steps to take should you feel a child is in danger.
- Developing an awareness of relevant legislation, including GIRFEC, Named Person and CYP Act, and define the role of the child protection agencies
- Understanding the nature and classification of abuse
- Exploring how concerns about abuse usually come to our attention and how they should be managed
- Recognising the role of a designated person for child protection and internal and external referral procedure.
Barnardo’s believes in children. Their purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children. We support them, stand up for them and bring out the best in each and every child who needs us the most. Barnardo’s Scotland is a recognised, respected and established charity, and they run more than 122 community-based services working with over 16,500 children, young people and families every year, on a wide range of themes including: family support, domestic abuse, disability, fostering and adoption, education and employability, substance use and advocacy. Their services are firmly embedded in the local communities, united by a common focus; improving outcomes for the most vulnerable children.