THIS TRAINING IS ONLY FOR GENERAL PRACTICE STAFF WORKING IN HARINGEY AND ISLINGTON.
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Safeguarding children and young people from harm and providing an environment in which children can flourish is a key societal value. Organisations are required to co-operate with other agencies to protect individual children and young people from harm. Supportive and trustful relationships between children, their families and healthcare staff will be a key factor in enabling effective safeguarding management. Dependent upon roles, healthcare workers can be in an important position in helping to recognise child maltreatment.
This training is for all Clinical General Practice staff working in Haringey and Islington,and with children, young people and/or their parents/ carers and/or any adult who could pose a risk to children.
– To be able to identify, drawing on professional and clinical expertise, possible signs of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse or neglect including domestic abuse, sexual exploitation, grooming and exploitation to support and/or commit acts of terrorism (known as radicalisation), FGM, modern slavery, gang and electronic media abuse using child and family-focused approach
– To know how to communicate effectively with children and young people, and to know how to ensure that they have the opportunity to participate in decisions affecting them as appropriate to their age
– To know how to appropriately contribute to inter-agency assessments by gathering and sharing information, documenting concerns appropriately for safeguarding/child protection and legal purposes, seeking professional guidance in report writing where required
– To know how to undertake, where appropriate, a risk and harm assessment
– To know how to assess training requirements and contribute to departmental updates where relevant to role. This can be undertaken in various ways, such as through audit, case discussion, peer review, and supervision and as a component of refresher training