5. Safeguarding Fundamentals

Safeguarding Fundamentals is a comprehensive training course designed by Antonia Noble - Safeguarding Specialist who provides safeguarding support to businesses, schools and all types of organisations. This course provides 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.

Welcome to our Safeguarding Fundamentals Course.

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Introduction

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

Safeguarding Fundamentals is a comprehensive training course designed by Antonia Noble who writes safeguarding courses which are variously accredited by CPD, NHS, Skills for Care the EFL and the NSPCC.

This Course provides a solid understanding of the principles and practices of safeguarding vulnerable individuals, particularly children and young people. The course addresses essential topics, including recognizing signs of abuse, following reporting procedures, responding when a child reports abuse, 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 have acquired the skills and confidence necessary to take appropriate actions 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.

Safeguarding Fundamentals Course Outline

  • 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
  • How to watch for signs that could indicate a child is experiencing abuse.
  • 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

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About Instructor

Chrissy

Chrissy Sykes, the CEO and Founder of the “My Body is My Body” (MBIMB) Programme, is a renowned advocate for child protection. She is also a member of the Distinguished Advisory Council of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and a trustee of the Askew Foundation. As a celebrated singer and songwriter, Chrissy has made a significant impact in both the music industry and the field of child welfare. Over 34 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. She travelled the country, successfully presenting the programme to over 350,000 children. Recognising the potential to reach even more children, Chrissy decided to animate the programme for distribution on the Internet. Today, the programme has been translated into 27 languages and has positively impacted over 2 million children in 60 countries through both online and in-person presentations. With the support of the charity’s dedicated team of worldwide ambassadors and volunteers, MBIMB continues to make a meaningful impact in child protection. Chrissy is committed to creating a safer world for all children. The MBIMB Programme, courses, and resources are all offered free of charge to everyone. This initiative is supported by esteemed organisations such as Rotary International, ISPCAN, Compassion International, and End Violence Against Children. Thanks to the unwavering support from these organisations and many others, MBIMB continues to make a significant difference in the lives of children globally. For more information, visit www.mbimb.org. My Body is My Body Foundation Charity Number 1199901

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  • 7 Lessons
  • 32 Topics
  • 5 Quizzes
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