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:: Safeguarding children with disabilities ::
Stage 2
Target Audience: Practitioners from all agencies working with children, young people and their families
Aim of the Course: This is a multi agency course, giving practitioners from a range of agencies the opportunity to consider and discuss safeguarding issues that arise for disabled children and young people.
Learning Outcomes:
  • to be able to recognise the categories of abuse and the impact that abuse has on children and young people with disabilities, including a particular focus on neglect
  • to increase knowledge regarding the prevalence of the abuse of children and young people with disabilities
  • to raise awareness of the issues particular to working with children who have a disability
  • to understand the responses required from professionals and others involved with children and young people with disabilities in order to adequately protect them
  • to consider some of the barriers to detection and disclosure of the abuse of children and young people with disabilities
  • to consider the findings of recent reviews, both locally and nationally, as well as key legislation and guidance and how this impacts on practice

 :: Current Courses ::
Town/Venue Dates Time Course Code
Hemel Hempstead, Apsley Two Mon 23 Jan 2017 09:00 - 16:30