Standard Child Safeguarding (Formerly Child Protection) Course for Dental Staff
All SAFE training and resources are continuously updated to reflect the latest statutory guidance documents; Working Together to Safeguard Children, Keeping Children Safe in Education and What to do if you're worried a child is being abused.
All SAFE's online child protection and adult safeguarding courses are highly interactive with quizzes and multimedia content. Course duration is typically one hour and students have the ability to login and take the training in bite-sized chunks as they see fit. Information on who should take which course is here
This course is essential for all those in the field of dentistry who work directly with children, young people or their families. Compliant with the latest legislation, government guidance and with direct links to your local Safeguarding Children Partnership/Board, this course covers everything workers need to know about what might concern them, how to respond to concerns appropriately and consider safer working practice. The course meets the criteria of level two as described in the latest Intercollegiate Safeguarding Children & Young People: roles and competencies for health care staff and the training requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and General Dental Council (GDC). This course also fulfills all child safeguarding aspects of "Safeguarding in general dental practice - A toolkit for dental teams".
General course covering
- Legislation and guidance
- The recognition of child abuse
- How to respond to concerns
- Who to contact when there is a concern
- Fulfilling "duty of care"
- Safer practice and keeping children safe
- Additional links and downloads for Dental Staff
This SAFE CIC quality assured course meets the training requirements of the Care Quality Commission and the educational criteria for Levels One and Two required for verifiable enhanced Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council’s Lifelong Learning Scheme.
It represents 3 hours of verifiable CPD, learning outcomes A and D.
.A certificate will be provided upon successful completion of SAFE online training courses. Certificates can be downloaded and printed at any time and remain valid for two years.
Customer Comment: “I thoroughly enjoyed the four courses I did. I had been putting it off as I thought it would be time consuming and irrelevant, however the opposite was true. The time went very quickly and I found the courses to be both relevant and very interesting. Thank you for making it so enjoyable and worthwhile “ Vivien Brown - Practice Manager, Harland & Dear Dental Practice.