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Designated Child Protection Officer training


13/08/2019 09:30






*This training course is now fully booked, however, click here book the next course in Glasgow on 7th October.*

About this event

This full day training workshop will enable you to become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the designated child protection officer and develop competence and confidence in carrying out this role, as underpinned by the values and principles of the GIRFEC approach.

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.

Key learning:

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  •  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.Facilitator bio

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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