Child Protection Course

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Child Protection

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Child Protection to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Child protection has become an inter-agency, multi-disciplinary concept which affects anyone working with children, from social services and schools through to voluntary organisations and churches. This course has been designed to enable you to understand the process of working together to protect children from abuse and neglect. It will enable you to demonstrate a professional understanding of child protection, and will make a positive addition to any range of skills connected to childcare.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
    • The Child Protection System
      • Ethnic Difficulties
      • The Children Act
      • The Role of the Social Worker
  • Lesson Two
    • Assessments
      • Initial Assessment
      • Beginning the Assessment
      • The Risk Indicator Checklist
      • The Core Assessment
      • The Assessment Plan
      • The Assessment Agreement
      • The Assessment Interviews
    • Child Protection and the Children Act
  • Lesson Three
    • Information Collection
  • Lesson Four
    • Information Collection (Continued)
  • Lesson Five
    • Child Abuse and Neglect
      • Physical Abuse
      • Sexual Abuse
      • Emotional Abuse
      • Neglect
  • Lesson Six
    • Introduction
    • Working with Disabled Children
    • Regulating Child Care Organisations
    • Significant Harm
      • Case Study 
  • Lesson Seven
    • Parents’ Problems
      • Alcohol
      • Drugs
      • Domestic Violence
      • Mental Health
      • Affect on Children
  • Lesson Eight
    • Parenting Capacity and Child Development
      • Young Babies and Toddlers
      • Pre-school Children
      • Children Aged 5 to 10 Years
      • Children Aged 11 to 16 Years

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 11 monthly instalments of £25
  • OR
  • Pay the total course fee in one sum of £345 £325 and also receive a special Gift from our selection – free. Please click here to view the gifts

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271.

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