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Safeguarding Children with Disabilities

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This course aims to equip students with essential knowledge and skills to safeguard children with disabilities from abuse and neglect. Throughout comprehensive training, you will feel empowered to create safer environments for vulnerable children.

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All about this Safeguarding Children with Disabilities Course

This course is designed for people who are involved in the care of children and young people with disabilities in any capacity. This can include nursery workers, teachers, teaching assistants, tutors, youth workers, social workers, nursing staff and hospital staff, respite care workers, carers and foster carers. By understanding safeguarding principles through this course, you can help protect vulnerable children from harm.

You will start the course off by exploring why safeguarding is important, whose responsibility it is to safeguard children with disabilities and what could happen if safeguarding procedures are not carried out. You will also look at reasons why children with disabilities are more vulnerable to abuse.

You will also explore the different types of disabilities and the impact of a disability on the child, their family members and older children. You will explore the different kinds of abuse and the critical aspects of recognising, preventing and addressing abuse in children with disabilities.

You will finish the course by exploring how to respond to abuse, talking to children with disabilities, disclosures, recording and reporting concerns, sharing information and consent to share.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for three years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – The Importance of Safeguarding – In the first unit of the safeguarding children with disabilities course, you will look in the fundamentals of safeguarding children with disabilities and why it is important.
  • Unit 2 – Safeguarding Children with Disabilities – In the second unit of the course, you will explore what a disability is, examples of different disabilities and the impact of a disability on the child, their family members and older children.
  • Unit 3 – The Types and Signs of Abuse – In this unit you will explore the types of abuse and how you can spot the signs, particularly focusing on the signs present considering children with disabilities.
  • Unit 4 – Responding and Reporting Concerns – In the final unit of the safeguarding children with disabilities course you will explore the important aspect of how to respond to suspected abuse, handle disclosures and maintain accurate records.
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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
£20 + VAT