Safeguarding Fundamentals


Welcome to our “My Body is My Body” and “Safe” Safeguarding Fundamentals Course.
This course should take you 80 minutes to complete.

Safeguarding Fundamentals is a comprehensive training course designed to provide a solid understanding of the principles and practices of safeguarding vulnerable individuals, particularly children and young people. The course covers essential topics such as recognizing signs of abuse, reporting procedures, responding to when a child tells you that they have been abused, and creating a safe environment. The Safeguarding Fundamentals course is suitable for anyone who works with children and vulnerable individuals in their personal or professional lives and seeks to develop a practical knowledge of safeguarding. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the skills and confidence to take appropriate action to protect children and vulnerable individuals from harm.

Important note:

If at any time you feel overwhelmed or uncomfortable while learning this topic, take a break and seek support.

  • Gain a general understanding of safeguarding
  • Understand all of the different types of abuse
  • Understand why children don’t speak out about abuse
  • Understand why adults find it difficult to report their concerns about abuse and why it’s so important to overcome those worries
  • Signs to watch for that could indicate a child is being abused
  • Understanding your role in helping to keep children safe from abuse
  • What to do if you have a concern or if a child tells you they are being abused

About Instructor


As a celebrated singer and songwriter, Chrissy has not only made a name for herself in the music industry, but has also made a positive impact in the field of child welfare. Over 33 years ago, she created the My Body is My Body Programme, in collaboration with the Departments of Education and Human Services in the United States. After travelling the country and successfully presenting the program to over 350,000 children, she saw an opportunity to reach even more children by animating the program for distribution on the internet. Today, the program has been translated into 26 languages and has positively impacted over 2 million children in 60 countries through both online and in-person presentations. With the support of her dedicated team of worldwide Ambassadors and Volunteers, she continues to make a meaningful impact in the world of child protection. She is committed to creating a safer world for all children. The MBIMB Programme, Courses and Resources are all free of charge to everyone. Thanks to all those who have supported her mission and made it a success. MY Body is MY Body Foundation Charity Number 1199901

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Course Includes

  • 7 Lessons
  • 31 Topics
  • 5 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate