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Safeguarding Training in Child Abuse and Neglect

It is a mandatory requirement that all professionals who come into contact with children and young people receive safeguarding training*

It is estimated that over half a million children are abused in the UK each year. All professionals who come into contact with children and young people must know the appropriate action to take should they suspect that a child or young person is at risk of abuse or neglect.

This online course educates professionals on the various types of child abuse and neglect, the national guidance and legislation, and actions to take should they believe a child or young person is at risk.

After completing this course learners will:


  • Understand the importance of early intervention
  • Define the four main types of child abuse and neglect
  • Work effectively with other agencies
  • Follow the appropriate procedures if child abuse or neglect is suspected

This course has been developed with Safeguarding Children Boards to ensure it meets training requirements whilst being sensitive and informative.

The content of the course has been created by award winning e-learning designers and supplies the relevant information whilst using interactive scenarios to encourage professionals to consider how they would apply this information in their everyday life.

Over 500,000 professionals have taken this safeguarding children training, click here to download a case study


*Working Together 2015

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