Designed for all primary care staff to assist with their recognition of child maltreatment, the range of abuse and where to go to find help and referral to statutory agencies.
During this module you will learn
about the potential indicators of child maltreatment in its different forms – physical, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect, grooming and exploitation to support and/or commit acts of terrorism (radicalization)
to be aware of child trafficking, female genital mutilation (FGM), forced marriage, modern slavery, gang and electronic media abuse, sexual exploitation, county lines (young people involved in organized crime who are coerced to traffic drugs or other illegal items around the country)
to understand the risks associated with the internet and online social networking
to be aware of the vulnerability of; looked after children, children with disabilities, unaccompanied children, care leavers and young carers, missing children
to understand the impact a parent/carers physical and mental health can have on the wellbeing of a child or young person, including the impact of domestic abuse and violence and substance misuse
to understand the importance of children’s rights in the safeguarding/child protection context
to know what action to take if you have concerns, including to whom concerns should be reported and from whom to seek advice
to be aware of relevant legislation (Children Acts 1989, 2004, and Children and Social Work Act 2017 and the Sexual Offences Act 2003, and the equivalent Acts for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales)
This content is only available for practices with the Clarity Training add-on for Clarity TeamNet.
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Safeguarding Children - Level 1
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