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Safeguarding Children in Early Years Settings
Safeguarding Children in early years settings

This guidance is for anyone who comes into contact with children and families while working, including: social care practitioners, health practitioners, early years practitioners, school staff (both teaching and non-teaching), police officers, and local authorities.

It explains: The key principles of Safeguarding Children, the signs of abuse and neglect to look out for, and the action to take if you think a child is being abused or neglected.

By the end of this course, you should understand:

  • Know the key principles of Safeguarding Children.
  • Understand and be able to identify abuse and neglect.
  • Know where to turn if you need to ask for help.

This guidance is for anyone who comes into contact with children and families while working, including: social care practitioners, health practitioners, early years practitioners, school staff (both teaching and non-teaching), police officers, and local authorities.

It explains: The key principles of Safeguarding Children, the signs of abuse and neglect to look out for, and the action to take if you think a child is being abused or neglected.

By the end of this course, you should understand:

  • Know the key principles of Safeguarding Children.
  • Understand and be able to identify abuse and neglect.
  • Know where to turn if you need to ask for help.
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Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for those providing Early Years training to staff working in Childcare. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Safeguarding Children in Early Years Settings.

Interactive Video Lessons

Subjects covered include:

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Understanding and Identifying Abuse and Neglect
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
  • Neglect
  • Behavioural Indicators of Abuse
  • Taking Action
  • What Would You Do?
On average this online course should take around 40 minutes.

Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 2 Certificate

Eary Years Foundation Stage

Sue Asquith, Website

Sue Asquith

Award winning freelance International Early Childhood Consultant and published author offering quality affordable childcare training and consultancy visits.  I have worked in affiliation with my local authority and children centres, on several DfE funded projects, as well as winning local authority bids to provide support and deliver training. I deliver key note speeches, seminars and workshops at conferences around the world, on Early Years TV and was one of the judges for the Nursery World Awards 2022.

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