EYFS Safeguarding Training (for all staff)
Course content includes:
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All members of staff responsible for delivery of EYFS based provision, this includes new members of staff, volunteers and students. PLEASE NOTE: we have an EYFS Safeguarding for Designated Lead Course that may be more suited to practitioners who assume a lead role for safeguarding in their setting, this includes childminders.
VENUE/DELIVERY: delivered via the Early Years Foundation’s virtual training suite whereby delegates can access the training in the comfort of their own home/office.
The training is live and fully interactive offering the same level of in-depth learning as a face-to-face course. It is recommended that all delegates log on using a PC or laptop for ease of use.
To support practitioners to:
- understand their safeguarding policies and procedures
- ensure they all have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding issues
- identify signs of possible abuse and neglect at the earliest opportunity, and to respond in a timely and appropriate way
significant changes in children’s behaviour • deterioration in children’s general well-being • unexplained bruising, marks or signs of possible abuse or neglect • children’s comments which give cause for concern • any reasons to suspect neglect or abuse outside the setting, for example in the child’s home or that a girl may have been subjected to (or is at risk of) female genital mutilation and/or • inappropriate behaviour displayed by other members of staff, or any other
person working with the children
- meet the their roles and responsibilities in line with the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements of the Statutory Framework for the EYFS
- focus – course aims and purpose – discussions surrounding opportunities to evaluate and extend the impact of training upon outcomes for children
- links to the EYFS safeguarding requirements and the Ofsted Early Years Inspection Handbook
- roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding
- understanding relevant safeguarding terminology and how it is applied in the Early Years
- case study one – serious case reviews SCR, ‘working together to safeguard children’, information sharing
- case study 2 – inappropriate behaviour displayed by staff, allegations made against staff, whistle-blowing, suitable people and safer working practices
- current safeguarding and child protection legislation
- safeguarding policies and procedures in the Early Years setting
- LSCB policies and procedures, the role of the LADO, SCRs, thresholds of need, assessment and intervention
- making a referral – ‘what to do if you’re worried a child is being abused’ – local procedures and statutory children’s services
- types, signs and symptoms of abuse including the ‘prevent duty’ and FGM in the context of child abuse linked to faiths and beliefs
- consideration and regard to government documents such as the Working Together to Safeguard Children statutory guidance
- consolidation of learning and assessment