Safeguarding Children Level 3 - Designated Safeguarding Leads (multi-agency) WEBINAR
Target Group Appointed Designated Safeguarding Leads.
This course is not applicable to Schools. Schools should register for training with STEEP.
Refresh: Every 2 years.
Trainer: Rahana Hussain
Times: 9:30am – 11:30am
Dates & Application Form:
Newly Appointed DSLs: 6th November 2020
Refresher DSLs: 15th October 2020 & 17th February 2021
Newly Appointed Designated Lead Course Aims:
As the Designated Safeguarding Lead you are the first point of contact for staff members, families and other people who have access to your organisation, so it’s essential that your knowledge of child protection procedures is in-depth and up-to-date.
This online Designated Safeguarding Lead course will teach you more about what the role involves and will help you to understand the safeguarding process in more detail. The course uses a variety of written text and interactive exercises to help you review and develop the child protection procedures within your organisation and ensure that all staff members understand their responsibilities towards safeguarding children
This Designated Safeguarding Lead course is suitable for anyone who works frequently with children and who holds a management, supervisory or designated child protection role in settings such as alternative education provisions, academies, universities, charities, places of worship, sports clubs, leisure centres and GP and healthcare practices.
The course is suitable for anyone wishing to understand the responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead so that they can become a safeguarding lead for their company or assist those who already hold the position.
Outcomes: By the end of the course you will be able to:
- describe the role and main responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead (DSL)
- describe the key legislation and guidance that determines your organisation’s policy for child safety and welfare
- decide what steps your organisation needs to take to look after the safety and welfare of the children and young people it comes into contact with
- identify the barriers that prevent children and staff from reporting abuse or concerns and how to overcome these
- respond effectively to a child who has reported abuse and know what steps to take when concerns about a child have been raised by others
- know what is likely to happen following a referral to children's social care and what role the school or college has in the multi-agency child protection process, including case conferences
- explain the issues connected to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality
- show an awareness of the emotional impact of safeguarding children and identify ways in which a safeguarding lead can support staffIf you’re responsible for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people, your child protection knowledge should be updated at least every two years.This Designated Safeguarding Lead course is suitable for anyone who works frequently with children and who holds a management, supervisory or designated child protection role in settings such as schools, universities, charities, places of worship, sports clubs, leisure centres and GP and healthcare practices.
- This course will update your understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child using the Lewisham Processes. The course also assumes that you have a core understanding of procedures and the Designated Role.
Refresher Designated Lead Course Aims:
In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:
- describe any recent changes in legislation and guidance affecting your work with children and young people;
- demonstrate an awareness and understanding of current issues in safeguarding such as child sexual exploitation, and online risks;
- contribute effectively to multi-agency meetings through a more thorough understanding of risk and procedures;
- critically appraise your organisation's safeguarding policy and procedures.