Standard Child Safeguarding Course for Dental Staff
3 hours CPD
This course takes an hour to complete and is suitable for all those who work, or volunteer, directly with children, young people, their families and /or carers in the Dental sector.
By the end of the course learners will be able to:
Name the key legislation and guidance for safeguarding children and young people
Identify and reference their specific sector safeguarding requirements
Describe appropriately the signs and symptoms of the possible abuse or neglect of the children and young people with whom they come into contact.
Describe how to evaluate risk when considering whether or not to request consent to share information
Explain which individuals, organisations and reference documents they should refer to, and take advice from, if concerned about a child or young person's wellbeing.
Explain how to respond to concerns, what to do in the event of a disclosure of abuse and how to record
Name who they should refer to when there is a child abuse concern, including whistle blowing
Describe how they might fulfil "duty of care"
Carry out safeguarding risk assessments of their working practices to help keep children and young people safe
- Legislation and guidance for safeguarding children
- The recognition and types of child abuse
- How to respond to concerns and what to do in the event of a disclosure
- Who to contact when there is a child protection concern
- Fulfilling your "duty of care"
- Safer practice and keeping children safe
- Course assessment, downloads and feedback
This SAFE cic quality assured course meets the training requirements of local Safeguarding Partnerships, Boards and/or Committees, the Care Quality Commission, Ofsted, the Charity Commission, and other regulatory bodies across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands and the educational criteria required 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. The course includes a certificate and a comprehensive digital training pack. This course also fulfills all child safeguarding aspects of "Safeguarding in general dental practice - A toolkit for dental teams".
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