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Early Learning and Childcare Child Protection

Child Protection Basic Awareness

Target Audience: All ELCC Staff 

 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.

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Date and Time:  6 September 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                            22 November 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                            23 February 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                            26 April 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                            6 June 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

 

Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Outcomes: 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

Target Audience: All ELCC Staff, Support Workers, Practitioners, Lead Practitioners, Childminders

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.

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Date and Time:  8 September 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                            2 February 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                            3 May 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

 

Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

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.
Participants 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.
 

Exploring GIRFEC and UNCRC in Settings

Target Audience: All ELCC Staff Support Workers Practitioners Lead Practitioners CM’s

This is a virtual session to explore how we can use GIRFEC (Getting it right for every child) and the UNCRC (The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) within our own settings, when planning. The session will encourage practitioners to focus on both these documents and explore ways of integrating and embedding them in daily practice. The session explores the 4 general principles to the UNCRC and where they fit within SHANARRI indicators.

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Date and Time:  1 September 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                           29 November 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                           9 March 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                           1 June 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

 

Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Outcomes: By the end of the course participants will be more confident in applying GIRFEC and the SHANARRI indicators to, day to day practice within their settings.  Participants will be able to identify and link the Rights of the Child to the SHANARRI indicators ensuring they are getting it right for every child.  Participants will have gained knowledge, skills and have resources to take back to their setting to implement and share with other staff.

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