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Child Protection Officer training


10/03/2020 09:30






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About this event

To enable you to become familiar with the responsibilities attached to the role of the child protection officer so you can develop competence and confidence in carrying out this role underpinned by the values and principles of GIRFEC approach.

Key learning:

  • Gain confidence in revising policies and procedures and embedding them across agency.
  • Gain confidence in revising policies and procedures and embedding them across agency.
  • Understand the importance of management oversight of staff working with children & young people.
  • Recognise the role of your setting in providing early help to vulnerable children in order to minimise and manage risk.
  • Understand how to manage concerns and the process for referring those children who may be in need of protection or intervention from other services.

Who should attend

This training is aimed at anyone who comes into regular contact with children and young people.

Delegates are expected to have completed NSPCC’s 3-hour online introductory level course in child protection in Scotland (or equivalent), and to have successfully liaised with other agencies involved in child protection, especially children’s social care.

Facilitator bio

NSPCC's vision for children is a society where all children are loved, valued and able to fulfil their potential. NSPCC exists to prevent children from cruelty and to provide protection for them.

NSPCC Scotland strives to be a learning organisation that values the development and dissemination of knowledge and skills throughout the organisation.

Training and development provided by NSPCC Scotland Training and Consultancy seeks to contribute to these goals and promote the values of the organisation.

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