This course enables Designated Safeguarding Leads to understand roles and responsibilities of keeping children safe in education.
The course takes an in-depth look at the impact of contextual safeguarding and how to formulate a response from Early Help through to Social Care.
Who should attend
New Designated Safeguarding Leads or those interested in becoming Designated Safeguarding Leads and Established Designated Safeguarding Leads.
This course will provide
Describe your roles and responsibilities
Describe legislation, policy and guidance
Describe emerging concern in education as outlined in Annex A of Keeping Children Safe in Education (2020)
Identify what prevents disclosure
Describe how and when to respond to concerns, including local safeguarding procedures and information sharing. Particularly focussing on using the contextual framework, chronologies, genograms and professional curiosity to enable a comprehensive understanding of the safeguarding issue. This will aid with your referrals through the different thresholds
Address the emotional impact of safeguarding work on your role, with a particular focus on supervision
Describe key aspects of developing a safeguarding culture in education (allegations / safer recruitment / safer buildings)
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