Introduction to Child Protection course

Date: 26/05/2018

Location: Riverside Centre, North Shields

Full details will be sent on application.


This formal safeguarding course will help you gain the knowledge and skills to confidentially deal with safeguarding issues. It is for protecting both the young person and the adults working with the young people.


The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to child abuse and neglect, and the principles of the OYT North Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.


By the end of the session you will be able to


  • List the definitions of abuse and neglect;
  • Identify the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect;
  • Describe the legal framework underpinning child protection;
  • Detail the actions to be taken and NOT be taken should an allegation made to you or if you have concerns about a child or young person


It is obligatory that you attend the course before sailing.