Designated child protection officer training
About this event
This training will enhance your understanding of the role and responsibilities of the designated child protection officer and develop competence and confidence in carrying out this role, underpinned by the values and principles of GIRFEC.
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the designated officer.
- Describe key legislation and guidance underpinning your organisation’s policy.
- Identify the necessary steps to ensure the safety and welfare of children and young people.
- Referral procedures and associated issues with recording and sharing information.
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.
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.