Safeguarding and Child Protection
To develop knowledge and understanding of safeguarding systems, what to do if concerned about a child or young person and how to empower and promote children and young people to keep themselves safe and build resilience.
Understand the legislative framework and the child protection system locally and across the South West
Gain awareness of signs and symptoms of abuse
Recognise vulnerabilities and risk factors
Develop knowledge of risk factors, including internet safety, preventing bullying behaviour and child sexual exploitation
Increase confidence in applying safeguarding procedures
Identify ways to build resilience in children and young people