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ESSENTAL TRAINING FOR ALL EA FUNDED GROUPS!

Children in Northern Ireland are delivering the FREE safeguarding training courses, funded by the Education Authority.

These courses are only open to those working/volunteering in an EA registered voluntary youth service.

The following training courses are approximately 3 hours in length and can be delivered at your group’s location.

· Basic Child Protection (& Refresher)
· Designated Officer (& Refresher)
· Management Committee Child Protection
· Child Sexual Exploitation · Online Safety · Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Basic Child Protection (& Refresher)

 

Training will provide an awareness and understanding of:

- Good practice and good boundary management in relationships with children and young people.

- Forms of abuse (physical, emotional, neglect, sexual and exploitation).

- Recognising risk factors, vulnerabilities and child protection issues.

- Roles and responsibilities of self and others.

- Legal and rights context for practice.

- Key safeguarding issues from case reviews and research.

- Relating roles and responsibilities to organisation policy and procedures

- Reporting concerns.

- The complex context of child abuse (grooming, on-line risks, Toxic trio, consent, organised abuse, cultural and institutional issues)

Designated Officer (& Refresher)

Training will provide an awareness and understanding of:

- The role and responsibilities of a DCPO.

- The structure and functions of statutory bodies.

- The complexities of the DCPO role and strategies to deal with them.

- Forms of abuse (physical, emotional, neglect, sexual and exploitation) and risk and vulnerability factors.

- The complex concepts of need, harm and significant harm.

- The legal and rights context underpinning the DCPO role.

- The Threshold of Needs Matrix.

- Key safeguarding issues from case reviews and research.

- Relating roles and responsibilities to organisation policy and procedures

- The challenges of managing confidentiality, information sharing and data protection.

- Decision making skills.

- Competence in recording and information sharing.

- Good practice in use of UNOCINI.

Management Committee Child Protection

Training will provide an awareness and understanding of:

- Responsibilities in governance, management oversight and providing safe context for practice, for example recruitment, training, investigation, reporting, collaboration, disciplinary and information management.

- Roles and responsibilities of self and others.

- An oversight of forms of abuse (physical, emotional, neglect, sexual and exploitation).

- The legal and rights context for practice.

- Key safeguarding issues from case reviews and research.

- Relating roles and responsibilities to organisation policy and procedures

- Knowledge of, and competence in, reporting concerns.

Child Sexual Exploitation

Training will provide an awareness and understanding of:

- The grooming process and the mechanisms that perpetrators use.

- The key risk, vulnerability and protective factors in CSE.

- The impact of sex, gender, sexual orientation and past experience in CSE.

- Knowledge and skills in the development of safety plans and strategies and the importance of safe people, safe places and maintaining relationships.

- An understanding of consent.

- The impact of attitudes and stereotypes on risk.

- The roles and responsibilities of self and others in disruption, prevention and protection.

- The legal and rights context for practice.

- Key safeguarding issues from case reviews and research.

- Relating roles and responsibilities to organisation policy and procedures

- Reporting concerns.

Online Safety

Training will provide an awareness and understanding of:

- The technological context of on-line abuse (social media, “apps”, webcams, gaming, virtual worlds, mobile phones, pornography)

- On-line risks (grooming, sexting, cyberbullying, digital footprints, sharenting, exploitation, extremism, fraud, blackmail, etc.).

- Children and young people as consumers and creators of content and the associated risks.

- Recognising on-line risk factors, vulnerabilities and child protection issues.

- Roles and responsibilities of self and others, including CEOP.

- Knowledge and skills in the development of safety plans and strategies.

- The legal and policy context.

- Key safeguarding issues from case reviews and research.

- Relating roles and responsibilities to organisation policy and procedures

- Reporting concerns.

- Resources and service available to support workers and children and young people.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Training will provide an awareness and understanding of:

- Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as abuse, neglect, witnessing experiences such as crime, parental conflict, mental illness, and substance abuse can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development—resulting in long-term effects on learning, behaviour and health.

- The training explores what ACEs are; the potential impact in the short and longer term; and the countering effects of resilience.

Don’t forget CiNI can provide Enhanced AccessNI Checks to EA groups!

To book contact Jenny on 028 90401290 or jenny@ci-ni.org.uk


 

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