ECS Learning Hub

ECS Learning Hub

Child Protection

Child Protection Basic Awareness

Course Presenter - Shona O'Connor

Target Audience - All ELCC

26th April 2021 6.30-9.00pm    26th May 2021 6.30-9.00pm  14th June 2021 6.30-9.00pm

Aims - This is a virtual session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities regarding information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns.

By the end of the course participants should:

Be able to identify the different categories of abuse and indicators of harm and apply them when needed within their setting to support the wellbeing of the child.

Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms that children may, need of help or protection from harm and apply these when working with their children, to ensure the safety and well-being of each child.

Be familiar with inter-agency child protection guidelines and gain a basic understanding of the GIRFEC National Practice Model.

Have confidence in responding appropriately when a concern is raised about a child or young person within their own agency or organisation.

Be able to explain their responsibilities in regards information sharing.

Have a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns.

 

Exploring Childcare and Child Protection Further

Course Presenter - Shona O'Connor

Target Audience - All ELCC

5th May 2021 6.30-9.00pm    2nd June 2021 6.30-9.00pm

Aims - This is s a virtual session to explore and recap on the sign's symptoms and indicators of abuse. The course will also develop participants’ knowledge of the context and process of childcare and protection and the wider family. It will help to increase participants’ knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of agencies involved in childcare and protection and the importance of everyone working together.

Outcomes - By the end of the course participants should be confident in knowing the signs, symptoms and indicators of abuse and be confident to apply these in their settings to support the wellbeing of all the children.

Participants will be able to identify the difference between a well-being concern and a child protection concern which will allow them to act accordingly to meet the individual Child’s needs.

Participant will have the knowledge, skills and tools to support families around all areas of wellbeing and have the confidence to act accordingly to ensure we are getting it right for each individual family.

Participants will have gained knowledge, skills and experience to take back to their setting to implement the importance of effective communication and working together.