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Recognise the potential indicators of child abuse – physical, emotional, sexual and neglect, including radicalisation, child trafficking and female genital mutilation.


Understand the impact a parent or carer’s physical and mental health can have on the wellbeing of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic violence.


Understand the importance of a child’s rights in the safeguarding/child protection context.


Know what action to take if you have concerns, including to whom you should report your concerns and seek advice.


Demonstrate an understanding of the risks associated with the internet and social networking.


The basics of safeguarding legislation.


Estimated Completion Time: 20 to 40 minutes

Safeguarding Children Short Course

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