Safeguarding Children for Care Homes - Level 2 - (CPDUK Accredited)

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    Safeguarding Children for Care Homes - Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    120 minutes

    CPD Hours

    2 hours

    Accreditation

    CPD Certification Service

    Certification

    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This level 2 online training is designed for all care home staff who interact in any capacity with children, young people, parents/carers, or any adults who might pose a risk to children. This includes everyone from direct care staff to administrative and support staff who may encounter such situations.

    Course content

    This online safeguarding children for care homes level 2 course is divided into the following sections:

    Introduction

    Types of child abuse: 

    ·        Understanding the various forms and signs.

    Child exploitation: 

    ·        Recognition and prevention strategies.

    Impact of parents' mental health: 

    ·        How it affects children's wellbeing.

    Recording and reporting concerns: 

    ·        Effective documentation methods.

    Relevant legislation: 

    ·        Key legal frameworks and compliance.

    Summary

    References and resources

    End of module assessment.

        Course aims

        The aims of this safeguarding children for care homes level 2 elearning course are to:

        • To deepen understanding of child maltreatment and recognise signs of abuse and neglect.
        • To ensure proper documentation and sharing of safeguarding concerns.
        • To enhance skills in maintaining records and disseminating critical information to relevant parties.

                Learning objectives

                This safeguarding children for care homes level 2 e-learning course will:

                • Discuss how to advocate for the child or young person effectively.
                • Establish the impact of a parent’s/carer’s physical and mental health on child wellbeing to identify a child or young person at risk.
                • Review one's professional role, responsibilities, and boundaries, as well as those of colleagues in a multidisciplinary team and multi-agency setting.
                • Consider when to refer to social care for safeguarding/child protection concerns and maintain appropriate records, including distinguishing between fact and opinion.
                • Classify appropriate and relevant information and discuss it with other teams.
                • Establish what constitutes child maltreatment and identify signs of child abuse or neglect.

                          Learning outcomes

                          On completion of this safeguarding children for care homes level 2 online training course, you will be able to:

                          • Identify what constitutes child maltreatment and be able to identify signs of child abuse or neglect.
                          • Demonstrate how to advocate for the child or young person effectively.
                          • Explain the potential impact of a parent’s/carer’s physical and mental health on a child's well-being to identify if the child is at risk.
                          • State one’s professional role, responsibilities, and boundaries, and understand those of colleagues in a multidisciplinary team and a multi-agency setting.
                          • Explain how and when to refer to social care if a safeguarding/child protection concern is identified.
                          • Analyse how to appropriately document safeguarding/child protection concerns in a format that informs the relevant staff and agencies.
                          • Explain how to maintain appropriate records and differentiate between fact and opinion.
                          • Identify the appropriate and relevant information and how to share it with other teams.
                          • State the risk of FGM in certain communities, ask about FGM when taking a routine history where appropriate to the role, and know who to contact if a child discloses impending or completed mutilation.
                          • Describe the signs and symptoms and be able to refer appropriately for further care and support, including the FGM mandatory reporting duties to the police following current legislation.
                          • Analyse the risk factors for grooming and exploitation to support and/or commit acts of terrorism (known as radicalisation), know who to contact regarding preventive action, and support vulnerable young persons who may be at risk of, or are being drawn into, terrorist-related activities.
                          • Identify and refer to a child suspected of being a victim of trafficking and/or sexual exploitation.

                          Accreditation and Certification

                          This CPD-accredited safeguarding children e-learning course for care homes level 2 is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. It meets comprehensive compliance requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), RQIA, Care Inspectorates, Skills for Care Core and Mandatory Training Framework, Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and other UK health and social care regulatory bodies. Upon completion, participants will earn a CPD Certificate valid for three years.

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                          Why is the course important?

                          Safeguarding children is a fundamental and legal responsibility for those working in care home settings. This course equips staff with the necessary skills to protect children from potential abuse and exploitation, fostering an environment where children can grow safely and securely. It underscores the crucial role of effective communication and procedural compliance in safeguarding practices.

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