Aim of the session
To develop an awareness of and the ability to act on concerns about the safety and the welfare of children & young people.
Scope of the session
- Recognise signs & potential indicators of child maltreatment
- Understand impact of parent/carer physical and mental health on the well-being and development of a child & young person
- What to do if they have concerns about children , in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, including those who are suffering or at risk of suffering significant harm
- Knowledge of the relevant legislation Children Acts 1989 , 2004 & Sexual Offences Act 2003