Protecting People (One Day Training course)
Those taking part in this course must have completed the Essential Protecting People E-Learning Modules: Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC); Child Protection and Adult Support and Protection.
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Description of course
This course aims to explore the principles that underpin the protection of people, enabling participants to identify the indicators of unmet needs, possible harm, abuse, exploitation and / or neglect and risk of harm.
Participants will be clear of their responsibilities in regard to protecting vulnerable groups and have increased confidence when reporting concerns about safety and protection.
Who is it for?
The general, specific and intensive contact workforce
This introductory public protection course is aimed at staff who wish to increase their knowledge about protection issues across the lifespan. This course will be of particular relevance to those who work with vulnerable groups, e.g. children and young people, aging populations, those affected by homelessness, disability, problematic alcohol and substance misuse, and / or mental health conditions amongst other factors.
It is open to all front line staff and managers in the public, private and third sectors across Perth and Kinross, who have a direct, indirect or occasional working contact with the general population, including those who carry out direct work and those who have a specific designated responsibility for child and adult protection issues as part of their role.
This course is delivered on an inter-agency basis.
What will I learn?
By the end of the course participants should:
- Be able to define the principles that underpin the protection of people;
- Feel confident in identifying when the needs of people are not met and when they may be at risk of harm;
- Be able to discuss the signs and indicators of possible harm, abuse, exploitation and / or neglect;
- Have a clear awareness of their role and responsibility for the protection of children, young people, adults and communities;
- Be more aware of how values and assumptions could impact on other people’s responses to the protection of people;
- Be able to respond effectively to protect people.
How to book
Two opportunities for this course are available to book via the ECS Learning Hub - www.ecslearninghub.org.uk
Upcoming course dates will also be advertised locally.