Child Protection Awareness
On completion of this Child Protection course participants will:
Have an understanding of the relevance of child protection to your work
Be aware of the broader context for this work
Have explored a range of attitudes in relation to this issue
Be aware of the definitions of child abuse
Be aware of how workers might become aware of/have concerns about abuse.
Participants will also have an understanding of:
The characteristics which might render an individual suitable/unsuitable for working with children/young people
Possible responses to dealing with disclosures/concerns/suspicions
The use of a code of behaviour including the key elements.
Method of Delivery
PowerPoint Presentation & discussions held throughout course
Youth Work Ireland Certificate