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Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adolescents 2

Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adolescents 2

Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adolescents 2

School of Healthcare and Psychology

This course is an overview of safeguarding vulnerable children and adolescents.

This course aims to improve your knowledge and understanding of the topic of safeguarding surrounding children and adolescents.

Key Words: Safeguarding, children, adolescents, vulnerable, abuse, safety


Course Code: HCP2L4326

Certified: YES

Level: 2

Credits: 2


Time: 1 Hour

Expiry: 1 YEAR

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Discuss the Principles of Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adolescents.
  • LO 2. Discover professional responsibilities.
  • LO 3. Identify the impact of abuse on children.
  • LO 4. Identify when to suspect abuse.
  • LO 5. Define a child in need.
  • LO 6. Describe principles of a good assessment.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 7. Determine how to deal with abuse.
  • LO 8. Explain the assessment of need.
  • LO 9. Distinguish the developmental milestones.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 10. Apply whistleblowing.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • Principles and Abuse
  • Milestones and Your Responsibilities
  • Assessment of Need and Management of Risk

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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