Online child protection training for healthcare professionals
Safeguarding Children and Young People covers the knowledge and competences needed by health and social care professionals to safeguard the welfare of children. It has been developed by a consortium of professional bodies, led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
A high-quality child protection course
This comprehensive programme covers a wide range of themes, including what to do if a child discloses abuse, unexplained injuries, disability, neglect, the roles and responsibilities of staff, safeguarding procedures, and multi-agency working. Written by renowned experts in the child health field, the content includes many interactive features, such as videos, case studies and questions, to help embed learning and understanding.
This online safeguarding course is mapped to the UK framework for training in this area, the intercollegiate document Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competences for Health Care Staff 2014. However, the themes are relevant to health and social care professionals globally.
Convenient, easy access
You can access the content online, studying in the workplace, at home or on the move. This course is already having a significant impact on current safeguarding training and education provision in the UK and it is now available worldwide.
Watch the short course film
This programme is arranged into various levels to suit different learning needs.