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Career Opportunities & Progression

A Child Protection Awareness training course completed by the students will demonstrate to potential employers that they have an understanding of the complex issues.This course can also provide a foundation to those who want to pursue further study in child orientated areas such as youth and community studies, social work and child care.

 

Child Protection Awareness Course

This one day course in Child Protection Awareness is delivered by a Forensic Psychologist with wide experience with both the offenders and the victims, thus providing a unique perspective in this field of study.  It will provide students with a broad understanding of child protection issues from understanding the nature of abuse to development of appropriate recording and reporting procedures.

Pre-requisites

Access to the Child Protection Awareness Training Course is open to all. Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible as demand for places is high.  Applications must be received and approved prior to course registration.

Course Aim

How will you benefit from the Child Protection Course?  

An increased awareness of child abuse in Ireland has prompted all organisations who work with children to commit to maintaining and developing clear child protection guidelines. A Child Protection Awareness training course completed by you demonstrates to potential employers that you have an understanding of the complex issues. If you are self-employed such as a crèche owner, dance or drama teacher, or a volunteer in youth work or sports you can be confident that you can face any child protection issue that may present within your organisation, keeping both yourself and those you work with safe. This course can also provide a foundation to those who want to pursue further study in child orientated areas such as youth and community studies, social work and child care.

Principal Areas of Study

Modules

  • Background and legislation
  • What is abuse (i.e. physical, emotional, neglect, sexual and bullying)
  • Who abuses?
  • Signs and Symptoms of different types of abuse
  • Understanding differences between suspicions, concerns and disclosures
  • Dealing with disclosures
  • How to record and report
  • Policy and Procedures

The course  is designed with a high level of interaction between participants in a workshop setting.  In each area of the course Students work on exercises and are given a number of handouts with details of specific legislation, on bullying, on disclosures and concern forms and other relevant areas.

Awards

A Certificate of Attendance will be award on completion of the course  


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